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KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-Sep-2016
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AwardRs 12,000 to 60,000
Eligibility12 passed/graduate (Science) students
Scholarship provider contact details

Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom,
Thiruvananthapuram 695004
Kerala, INDIA.
Tel: ++91 + 471 2548200
Fax: ++91 + 471 2540085

What is KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme 2016?

About the KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme

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 for this scholarship ?

Students who have qualified with minimum aggregate marks of 90% 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.

How can you apply ?

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,
The Head
Women Scientist Division
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom (P.O)
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004.
Tel: 0471-2548208/ 2548346.

Terms and Conditions


  • 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

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