Funding Initiatives

BiasWatchIndia Conference Funding Supplement

  • BiasWatchIndia is proud to sponsor a conference funding supplement for STEM meetings held in India.
  • Organisers of scientific conferences in India can apply for a reimbursement of upto 5000 INR in expenses, provided their speaker list consists of upto 30% or more women experts.
  • We will also offer an additional 5000 INR if the event includes a session on gender equity in the specific subfield.
  • Application deadline is November 30, 2020, for conferences to be held between November 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021. Successful applications will be announced on our Twitter account in the first week of December 2020.
  • Please email with “BWI CONFERENCE SUPPLEMENT 2020” in the subject line and include details of the event, a poster and the speaker list to be considered for the supplement.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Funding decisions will be at the discretion of BiasWatchIndia.
  • Expenses incurred will be reimbursed upon completion of the meeting.
  • Organisers must provide an invoice for the expenses along with a 500-word report of the meeting.
  • BiasWatchIndia must be acknowledged as a sponsor in all promotional material for the conference.