Young Scientist Scheme Launched by KSCSTE

Published on: 17 Oct, 2013
Published under: Education News Kerala, General Kerala News

16 October 2013

Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) has announced the launch of its Young Scientist Scheme (YSS)- a fellowship programme for nurturing and mentoring young researchers.

YSS is designed to help fulfil long-term career goals of young people in science, technology and related domains and to provide them research opportunities in niche areas of basic and applied sciences in well-established and recognised R&D Centres in Kerala.

The scheme is open to applicants under the age of 40 years; extended to 45 years for women candidates.

Selected young scientists would be provided monthly emoluments of Rs 35,000 (for fresh PhD holders), Rs 40,000 (for fellows with three years research/industrial experience after PhD) and Rs 45,000 (for fellows with five years research/industrial experience after PhD).

The awardee scientists are also eligible for R&D grants up to Rs 30 lakh for three years to cover manpower at junior-level, travel, contingency, consumables and equipment. The sanctioned projects may be operated in research institutes/ colleges/ industry, university departments or selected national research institutes within the state.

Source– http://newindianexpress.com

Found Useful? Do Share: Young Scientist Scheme Launched by KSCSTE:

Leave a Reply

Share Kerala News Online

Kerala Direct News

Check out the latest 2015 news from Kerala State of India. Just Kerala is the dedicated online portal to provide latest and genuine Kerala information. Kerala Live and breaking news, Top Headlines, Top stories, Politics, Movies, Sports news.

Last Updated Kerala News : 27 February, 2024