Applications invited for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2012 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research.
The Department of Science and Technology, the nodal agency of the Government has entrusted the overall responsibility for organizing the KVPY Program to the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and set up a National Advisory Committee (NAC) for overseeing its implementation. A Basic Committee and a National Scientific Committee, look after both the administrative and academic aspects of the KVPY Program.
Scholarship details: For Class XII students, a monthly fellowship of Rs 5000 and annual contingency grant of Rs 20,000 will be awarded.
Eligibility criteria: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2012–13 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) for the session 2013–14 provided they have secured a minimum of 80% (70% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board Examination.
How to apply: Click here to know the application procedure
Deadline: 12 September 2012
Check here to know more details: http://www.kvpy.org.in/main/applications.htm