Kishor Vigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), also called the Young Scientist Award, is a prestigious scholarship awarded to exceptionally meritorious students by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The selection is done by the IISc - Bangalore, IIT - Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). The scholarship ranges from Rs. 4,000/- to Rs. 8,000/- along with book grants and continues till Ph.D. adding upto 12 lakhs. The student is eligible to appear for the exam if he scores more than 80% in aggregate in 10th standard.