Organisation : Kerala State Council For Science, Technology & Environment
Scholarship Name : KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship 2017-18
Applicable For : Students who have qualified HSC exam
Applicable State : Kerala
Application Deadline : 15th September 2017
Website : http://www.kscste.kerala.gov.in/index.php/programmes-initiatives/stars/prathibha-scholarship
Notification : https://www.scholarships.net.in/uploads/16678-Noty.pdf
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Prathibha Scholarship :
The KSCSTE, under its STARS (Students with Talent and Aptitude for Research in Science) programme invites applications from eligible candidates for the award of Prathibha Scholarship: 2017-18.
Update : KSCSTE Kerala Prathibha Scholarship Fresh & Renewal 2018-19 : www.scholarships.net.in/26594.html
The scheme implemented by the Women Scientists Division of KSCSTE aims to identify and nurture students who have qualified Higher Secondary Board Examination meritoriously from Kerala to avail scholarship for pursuing B.Sc. / Integrated M.Sc. courses in Basic / Natural sciences anywhere in India.
The programme provides scholarship for students who have qualified meritoriously in the Higher Secondary Examination from Kerala for pursuing Degree/ Post Graduate courses in Basic/ Natural Science in Institutions/ Universities in India.
Motivate aspiring students to higher studies and a career in Science by providing scholarship.
Who can apply? :
Students who have qualified with minimum aggregate marks of 95% or equivalent grade for all subjects and minimum 95% aggregate marks or equivalent grade for all science subjects for the Higher secondary Board Examination.
Such students should also have secured admission for B.Sc. /Integrated M.Sc. courses in Basic or Natural Science in any of the Institutions or Universities in India.
(SC/ST reservation category the minimum eligibility is stipulated to minimum marks of 90% or equivalent grade for all subjects in total and minimum 90% marks or equivalent grade for all science subjects in total in the Higher Secondary Board Examination.)
Applicants should be of Kerala origin and should have qualified HSC examination with minimum aggregate marks of 95% or equivalent grade for all subjects in total and also minimum 95% aggregate marks or equivalent grade for all science subjects in total. SC/ST students should have secured minimum 90% marks as subject total and also minimum 90% marks in overall subjects.
Applicants should also have secured admission for B.Sc. /Integrated M.Sc. courses in Basic or Natural Science in any of the Institutions or Universities in India. The applicants should have secured admission for Degree course in the current academic year. Those who are availing other scholarships are not eligible to apply.
Students selected for the award of Prathibha Scholarship are eligible for scholarship as follows.
B.Sc. Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. course:
1st Year – Rs. 12,000/-
2nd Year – Rs. 18,000/-
3rd Year – Rs. 24,000/-
M.Sc. Course *:
1st Year/ 4th Year of Integrated M.Sc. – 40,000/-
2nd Year/ 5th Year of Integrated M.Sc. – 60,000/-
[*Continuation of the scholarship for the Post graduate course is subject to securing minimum 75% mark for Degree course.]
** The scheme also offers opportunities for attending Science Enrichment Programmes and summer internships in reputed national and state level R&D institutions in the State.
** Eight Prathibha Scholars (two scholars in each of the disciplines- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) are eligible to be considered for summer programmes at IISER-Trivandrum without screening test.
** The selection of Prathibha Scholars for summer programmes is subject to the norms of IISER-Trivandrum.
** The scheme ensures atleast 50% of the selection for girl students. 10% of the selection is reserved for SC/ST students.
Degree Course : 3 years
Post graduate Course : 2 years
Duration of scholarship is 3 years of the Degree course. The scholarship could be continued for their M.Sc. course or 4th year of their Integrated M.Sc. course subject to the condition that the student scores a minimum aggregate mark of 75% or equivalent grade for the Degree course or first three years of Integrated M.Sc. course.
Application Procedure :
Application form and other details are available in KSCSTE website www.kscste.kerala.gov.in. Application duly filled along with the required enclosures and forwarded by the Head of Institution (where the candidate is undergoing the degree course) should be addressed to,
Women Scientists Division Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom (P.O)
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004.
Last Date :
Last date of receipt of application: 15th September 2017.
For queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0471-2548208/ 2548346.