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KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-Sep-2017
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AwardUp to INR 60,000
Eligibility12th passed in Science
Scholarship provider contact details

KERALA STATE COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram 695004 Kerala, INDIA. Tel: ++91 + 471 2548200 Fax: ++91 + 471 2540085 E-mail: website:

What is KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme 2017?

The KSCSTE, under its STARS (Students with Talent and Aptitude for Research in Science) programme, invites applications for the Prathibha Scholarship 2017-18 from the students who have qualified meritoriously in the Higher Secondary Examination from Kerala.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

For Prathibha Scholarship-A (B.Sc. Degree Course / First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. Course), A candidate must-

  • Be of Kerala origin.
  • 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 in any of the Boards namely viz., CISCE/CBSE/State Board from Kerala.
  • For SC/ST students, the eligibility is minimum aggregate marks of 90% or equivalent grade for all subjects and minimum 90% aggregate marks or equivalent grade for all science subjects for the Higher Secondary Board Examination.

For Prathibha Scholarship-B (M.Sc. Degree Course/ 4th and 5th years of Integrated M.Sc.Degree Course), A candidate must-

  •  Have availed Prathibha Scholarship during all three years of B.Sc. Degree Course/ first 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. course.
  •  Have secured minimum 75 % marks in aggregate for B.Sc.Degree course/ first 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. Course.
  •  Have secured admission to M.Sc. Degree course in the subsequent year itself on completion of B.Sc. Degree course.



How can you apply ?

Follow the given steps in order to apply-
Step 1- The applicants for Prathibha Scholarship-A should click here.
Step 2- The applicants for Prathibha Scholarship-B should click here.
Step 3- Application form should be duly filled and signed by the candidate, forwarded by the Head of the Institution where the candidate is currently undergoing the course, along with the required enclosures should be sent to-
The Head
Women Scientists Division
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P.O
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004
Email: Tel: 0471 2548208, 0471- 2548346

Terms and Conditions

  • 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 programs at IISER-Trivandrum without screening test.
  • The scheme ensures at least 50% of the selection for girl students. 10% of the selection is reserved for SC/ST students.

Award details-
Scholarship amount for B.Sc. Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. course-

  • RS.12,000 for the first year.
  • Rs.18,000 for the second year.
  • Rs.24,000 for the third year.

Scholarship amount for M.Sc. Course-

  • Rs.40,000 for first year/fourth year of Integrated M.Sc.
  • Rs.60,000 for second year/fifth year of integrated M.Sc.


  • Continuation of the scholarship for the Post graduate course is subject to securing minimum 75% mark for Degree course.
  • Duration of degree and post graduate course are three and two years respectively.

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