Fully-Funded PhD Positions in 13 Cutting-Edged Fields at Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s Top Academic Institution

TAIPEI, TAIWAN –
Media OutReach – 1 November 2022 – Academia Sinica (AS), the preeminent research institution in Taiwan, announces the application for 2023 fall semester of its Taiwan International Graduate Program ([email protected]). The
online application is open from 1st November 2022 to 1st February 2023 (GMT+8).
[email protected] provides 13 interdisciplinary and funded programs ranging from physical sciences, life sciences to social sciences and the humanities. The all-English Ph.D. Program cooperates closely with Taiwan’s leading universities and provides superior scientific training courses. It is aimed to attract the top talents from around the world with ambition to grow personally and professionally.
[email protected] offers competitive financial support for its students. All admitted students enjoy a monthly stipend of NTD 34,000 (about USD 1,100) for the first year. For those who perform well, this stipend will be extended to the 2nd and the 3rd year. In subsequent years, financial support will come from the thesis advisor. Besides, full-time TIGP Ph.D. candidates or students who have passed their qualifying exams with distinction are eligible to apply for the [email protected] Research Performance Fellowship. Awardees can receive an additional NTD 6,000 per month for one year.
Through Academia Sinica’s substantial connections with first-rate institutions worldwide, [email protected] can make arrangements for students to visit and conduct research in renowned laboratories around the globe. The yearly Travel Grant Award of [email protected] encourages students to join important global symposiums. Other international exposure opportunities include attending seminars abroad, doing short-term research projects abroad, and participating in international meetings such as Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Academia Sinica also invites distinguished scholars, entrepreneurial masters, and Nobel Laureates to visit the campus and share their unique stories on achieving success in their respective fields.
To facilitate first-year students’ quicker adaptation to the local environments, [email protected] provides free-of-charge Mandarin language courses at the entry-level and a convenient and affordable fully-furnished dormitory. All the students of [email protected] will find their experiences at Academia Sinica and in Taiwan not only personally rewarding but also culturally enriching.
Application is free of charge through
[email protected] online system. For any questions, please visit the
[email protected] official website or contact Ms. Huan-Yi Shen with the [email protected] Admission Office at [email protected] Hashtag: #AcademiaSinica

 

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