Prathibha Scholarship Programme is an initiative of the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE). The objective of the programme is to motivate bright students to Higher studies in Basic and Natural Sciences by awarding them Scholarships. Prathibha Scholars are also provided opportunities to attend Science orientation programmes in reputed research laboratories in the state so as to introduce themselves to cutting edge areas of research and interact with pioneers in Science.
The Prathibha Scholarship is implemented by the Women Scientists Division of KSCSTE since 2012-13. The Division has the primary mandate of promoting women and students in Science and Technology, through Fellowships, Scholarships, Awareness Programmes and Workshops.