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Higher education in Science
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Thiruvananthapuram
Meritorious Students in Kerala
The Women Scientist Division at Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE), under its STARS (Students with Talent and Aptitude for Research in Science) program, has launched a scheme that aims to promote Research in Science among students through the award of scholarships for toppers in science subjects at higher secondary level for pursuing higher education in Science. Named as the Pratibha Scholarship, the scheme identifies and nurtures students who have qualified in Higher Secondary Board Examination from Kerala, with 90% and above or equivalent grade.
(i) Applicant should be of Kerala origin.
(ii) Applicant should have qualified Higher Secondary Examination from Kerala.
(iii) Applicant should have qualified Higher Secondary Board Examination with minimum 90% marks or equivalent grade for all subjects put together and minimum 90% marks or equivalent grade for all Science subjects put together.(For SC/ST reservation category, the eligibility is stipulated to minimum marks of 80% or equivalent grade for all subjects in total and minimum 80% marks or equivalent grade for all Science subjects in total).
(iv) Applicant should have secured admission for 3 year B.Sc. / 5 year Integrated M.Sc. / 5 year Integrated BS-MS course in Basic or Natural Science (23 subjects enlisted in the ‘guidelines’) in any of the Institutions or Universities in India in 2022-23.
Amount of Scholarship
U.G. Course/ First 3 years of Integrated P.G. Course
1st Year - 12,000/-
2nd Year - 18,000/-
3rd Year - 24,000/-
P.G. Course (subject to scoring minimum 75% marks for Undergraduate course)
1st Year/ 4th Year of Integrated P.G. Course - 40,000/-
2nd Year/ 5th Year of Integrated P.G. Course - 60,000/-
These scholarships will be awarded only after admission to the Degree course in the colleges is finalized.
The students may apply through the College/Academic institution in which they have joined for B.Sc. Degree /Integrated M.Sc. Degree course.
Period of Submission of Application: February (The KSCSTE will issue yearly notification to this effect)
Disbursement of Scholarship
The selected student should have a valid bank account in any of the nationalized banks. On sanction of the Scholarship, the selected students will be asked to furnish Bank account details and also Certificate of status verification forwarded by the Head of the Institution where the student is undergoing Under-graduate course. The selected students should also submit the 'Terms & Conditions', duly signed by them and countersigned by the Head of the Institution for release of Scholarship by the Council.
Check list of Documents to be attached with the Application
1. Age proof of the applicant
2. Attested copies of HSE certificate and Mark list
3. Community Certificate for SC/ST applicants
4. Certificate in proof of place of origin
5. Application form duly filled in and signed by the candidate, forwarded by the Head of the Institution where the candidate is currently undergoing the Degree course
Attested copies of any one of the following 3 documents could be considered for this purpose.
1. 1st page of S.S.L.C Book
2. Birth Certificate
3. Nativity Certificate
Duly filled up application in the prescribed format, along with the required enclosures may be addressed to The Head, Women Scientist Division, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P.O Thiruvananthapuram-695 004, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0471 2548208
The envelope containing the application should be super scribed “APPLICATION FOR PRATIBHA SCHOLARSHIP UNDER THE ‘STARS’ PROGRAMME OF WOMEN SCIENTIST DIVISION, KSCSTE”
Aspiring science students at the Plus Two level can log on to www.kscste.kerala.gov.in or email@example.com for details.
Women Scientists Division
Kerala State Council of Science, Technology and Environment
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom (P.O), Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004
Ph: + 91-471-2548200 Fax: 0471 2540085
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