Scheme for Promoting Young talents in Science (SPYTiS)

 

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About the scheme

Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment has launched a special programme called Scheme for Promoting Young Talents in Science (SPYTiS). Students from schools, polytechnic colleges and those admitted to undergraduate level courses in colleges will be selected every year for doing a science project under SPYTiS-I and SPYTiS-II schemes.

Objectives

  • Identify and nurture young talents among school children to carry out science projects (SPYTiS- I)

Under the scheme, a group consisting of 2 or more students of Class VIII-XII from a school will be selected for the award (Rs.5,000/-) for doing a science project. The duration of the project is one year.

  • Provide research support to young talents enrolled in polytechnic colleges and undergraduate courses in colleges for doing science projects (SPYTiS-II)

Under the scheme, the students who have innovative ideas in science & technology and enrolled in polytechnic colleges and undergraduate courses in colleges will be provided financial assistance of Rs.10,000/- for conducting projects. The support will be essentially project based and will be given for a period of one year.

Who can apply?

Students from schools, polytechnic colleges and those admitted to undergraduate level courses in colleges

Features

Under both schemes, grant will be sanctioned to the host institution and the student has to work under the guidance/supervision of a teacher. The awardees shall be requested to participate in a Science Talent Fair, Children Science Congress or Kerala Science Congress organized by KSCSTE for presenting their projects/findings.

Duration

 One year for both schemes (SPYTiS- I &I I).                                                                                                        

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Proposals are invited under SPYTiS Scheme (Last Date extended from : 20th July 2017  to 21 August 2017 )                 

For further details Contact
The Head, Science Education Division (SED)    
KERALA STATE COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom,
Thiruvananthapuram 695004
Kerala, INDIA.
Tel: ++91 + 471 2548223
Fax: ++91 + 471 2540085
Website.www.kscste.kerala.gov.in