KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2022: Online Nominations

KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2022 is a very unique award that is presented in order to provide proper opportunities to the young scientists in India and this will provide them an opportunity to take into account research with a panel of experts. The official nominations are now available on the official website of the Kerala State Council and you can fill out the application form in order to be a part of this prestigious award. You can check out the details related to the scholarship opportunity from the article provided below and then you can fill out the application form and send it to the concerned authorities. 

KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2022

Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment (KSCSTE) [an autonomous body under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of Kerala] has presented a new scholarship opportunity in order to provide proper details related to the awards to the young students and young Indian scientist. The people will be able to continue their research and development programs through the development of this prestigious scholarship known as the KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award. The scientist will be receiving a cash price of rupees 50000 and a certificate if they are selected for this scholarship and they will be considered for a research ground of rupees 50 lakh in order to continue perfect research in the upcoming future. 

KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award

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Important Dates

  • The last date to apply for this scholarship is 15th November 2022.

Benefits Of KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award

The following benefits will be available to the people who are successfully applying for this prestigious system:-

  • The selected candidates will receive a cash prize of INR 50,000 and a certificate. In addition, the recipient may be considered by the Council for a research grant after due consideration of the research project with the help of an expert committee.
  • The awardee has to submit the research project during the month of August of the award year. The awardee, within 3 years of the receipt of the award, will be considered for a visit abroad to present the research work at a conference.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria in order to successfully apply for this scholarship:-

  • The applicant must be below 37 years of age as of 31st December in the notifying year
  • The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree with 3 years of postdoctoral experience.
  • The applicant must possess a working experience in any R&D/academic institution in Kerala continuously for the last 3 years

Documents Required

The following documents are required in order to be successfully selected in this scholarship:-

  • Travel grant Form
  • Research Grant Form
  • Nomination Form

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KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2022 Application Procedure 

The applicant must follow the following application procedure in order to successfully apply for this scholarship:-

  • You can download the official notification for the scholarship of opportunity by clicking on the link given here
KSCSTE Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2022
  • You have to read the official notification carefully.
  • You can download the official application form by clicking on the link given here
Application Procedure 
  • Download the Application form and fill out the application form.
  • Send the filled application form to the address given below – 
    • Kerala State Council For Science, Technology And Environment(KSCSTE)
    • Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004
    • Telephone Number – (+91) 471 2548214
    • Email Id – stpd.kscste@kerala.gov.in

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the following criteria – 

  • The candidates recommended by the screening committee after a rigorous criteria-based screening will be invited to the presentation of their research work.
  • The candidates will be informed of their selection for the award individually by email.
  • The Chief Minister will distribute the awards during the inaugural session of the Kerala Science Congress.
  • The Awardees have to make a presentation of the award-winning work in the Plenary Session of the Kerala Science Congress.

Terms and Conditions

The applicant must follow the following terms and conditions in order to successfully able to apply for this scholarship:-

  • At the conclusion/ termination of the project, the Council has the discretion to gift the assets to the Institute for research purposes or transfer them to any other Institute if it is considered appropriate.
  • All the assets acquired from the grant will be the property of KSCSTE and should not be disposed of or encumbered or utilized for purposes other than those for which the grant had been sanctioned, without the prior approval of the Council.
  • The amount of the grant shall be utilized for the purpose for which it is granted within a period of one year from the date of receipt of the amount or Council order date, whichever is convenient to the applicant, and the same should be intimated in writing to KSCSTE.
  • Reallocation of funds within the total outlay and extension to the project period may be approved based on the specific recommendation of an expert committee. However, reappropriation from manpower and equipment will not be normally allowed.
  • The PI should present the request for re-appropriation and extension before the committee for approval. In exceptional cases, the project may be extended to one more year without any additional financial commitment.

Contact Details

  • Kerala State Council For Science, Technology, And Environment(KSCSTE)
  • Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004
  • Telephone Number – (+91) 471 2548214
  • Email Id – stpd.kscste@kerala.gov.in

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