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.
The scheme implemented by the Women Scientist 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.
Applicants should 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.
The total number of Scholarships available in an academic year is 100. Scholarships are awarded as per ranking based on the marks secured in higher secondary examination for all science subjects. The
applicants should have secured admission for Degree course in the current academic year. Those who are availing any other scholarship are not eligible to apply.
To ensure adequate opportunity for girl students, half of the total number of scholarships are set-aside for them. The scheme has also provision for reservation for SC/ST candidates as per rules.
Duration of scholarship is for 3 years of the Degree course. The scholarship could be continued for their M.Sc. course or 4 th 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 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,
The Head Women Scientist Division Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom (P.O) Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004.
Last date of receipt of application: 15th September 2015
For queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0471-2548208/ 2548346.
Application forms and further details