kscste.kerala.gov.in : Kerala Pratibha Scholarship Scheme Announcement 2014-15

The Kerala State Council of Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE) under its STARS (Students with Talent and Aptitude for Research in Science) programme is now announcing the Pratibha Scholarship Scheme. The main motive of this scheme is to promote the scientific research in all the talented students through the scholarship award, The students who are toppers in science and in higher secondary board examination are pursue the degree courses in basic or Natural Sciences in all over India. 

Who Can Apply for this Scheme:

All the Kerala state students who ahve qualifies the higher secondary examination form their state Kerala and also who have scured the admission for the B.sc/ Integrated M.sccourses for the current year are able to apply for this scholarship scheme.

Total number of Scholarship is 100.

The rank list of the lucky selected students will be published in KSCSTE official website which is furnished below.

Required Qualification:

Those students who have scored maximum 90% or above or the same grade in Higher secondary examination or such as  CISE/CBSE/State Board of Kerala are also able to apply for the same and also they will provided to pursue B.Sc Degree/Integrated M.Sc Degree course in Basic or Natural Sciences in India.


 All the students are informed that for the award of Pratibha Scholarship Scheme they are able to apply for the following scholarship schemes:

For the B.Sc Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc course

1st Year – Rs 12000/-

2nd Year – Rs 18000/-

3rd Year – Rs 24000/-

For M.Sc Course

1st Year/ 4th Year of Integrated M.Sc – Rs 40,000/-

2nd Year/ 5th Year of Integrated M.Sc – Rs 60,000/-

The continuation period of the scholarship for the Post graduate course the student are required to secure minimum 75% marks or grade for the degree course.

This  scheme ensures minimum 50% of the selection for girl students.

There will be 10% seats will be reserved for those students who belongs to  SC/ST category.

How to Apply:

All the state candidates shall submit their duly filled application form for obtaining the Pratibha Scholarship Scheme and also for the process of  renewal of scholarship.

The Prathibha scholarship holders are informed that who have qualify the eligibility terms and conditions for continuation of scholarship for M.Sc /4th year of Integrated M.Sc course can easily submit their fresh application.

The dully filled application form and signed by the student will be forwarded by the concerned Head of the Institution from where the candidate is currently undergoing the eligible course along with the required documents should be addressed to:

The Head, Women Scientist Division, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P.O, Thiruvananthapuram-695004

Closing Date for receipt of application:

30th September 2014


For any kind of queries kindly contact us at:

Email: womenscientistkerala@gmail.com or Tel: 0471 2548208


The envelope containing the application should be superscripted:



Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (Women Scientists Division),

KSCSTE – Sasthra Bhavan,

Pattom P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695004,

Email: womenscientistkerala@gmail.com or Tel: 0471-2548208,

Website : www.kscste.kerala.gov.in

For Pratibha Scholarship Application form kindly click here : http://www.kscste.kerala.gov.in/images/uploads/prathibha_press_release_2014-15.pdf


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