Graduate Students Study Abroad Program
National Science Council, R.O.C. (Taiwan)
The Graduate Students Study Abroad Program, sponsored by the National Science Council (NSC) of the R.O.C. (Taiwan), is intended to subsidize Taiwanese Ph.D. students to conduct research at an accredited educational institute abroad for a maximum of one year. The goal of this program is to encourage participants to gain international experience, to promote their research training and pave the way for future international collaborations.
■ The applicant must be a citizen of the Republic of China (Taiwan), and under the age of 40.
■ The applicant must be a Ph.D. student currently enrolled in a domestic academic institute and must have completed at least one year of Ph.D. studies.
■ The applicant must file the grant application through his/her enrolled school.
■ The grant period ranges from seven to twelve months.
■ The grant amount is determined by the period spent abroad for research, and ranges up to a maximum of 18,000 US dollars (600,000 NT dollars) for one year.
■ The grant period starts from the date of arrival at the host institute, and after the signing of the binding contract.
■ Due to fund limitations, only the grant recipients themselves rather than the institutes or advisors will be subsidized by the National Science Council.
■ During the recipient’s stay, all office space and related equipment for research shall be provided by the institutes or advisors.