The Taiwan International Graduate Internship Program 2020

Deadline : February 28, 2020 .  

Apply for the Taiwan International Graduate Program 2020.  The Taiwan International Graduate Program is pleased to announce that they start to accept applications to our 2020 International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP) in January 2020. Launched in 2009, the TIGP-IIP  is an intensive pre-doctoral research training program that prepares its participating interns with the necessary knowledge and skills for future research or career development through rigorous hands-on training.

The TIGP is a unique all-English Ph.D. program supported by Academia Sinica , the most prestigious research institution in Taiwan. In collaboration with top-ranking local research universities, the TIGP would like to invite outstanding young scholars from around the globe to experience Taiwan’s top-notch scientific research facilities and to participate in build an intellectual network of people from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. This 2 month program takes place between May and August 2020.

Benefits

There are 13 programs offered by TIGP Internship:

  1. Chemical Biology and Molecular Biophysics
  2. Molecular Science and Technology
  3. Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. Molecular and Cell Biology
  6. Nano Science and Technology
  7. Molecular Medicine
  8. Earth System Science
  9. Biodiversity
  10. Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
  11. Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology
  12. Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing

Students are entitled to the following benefits

  • TIGP and the hosting PI will together offer NTD 30,000/month-tax free (~USD 1000) for two months. (TIGP will provide a monthly stipend of NTD 20,000/months and the sponsoring faculty will provide additional monthly stipend of NTD 10,000/ month).
  • In addition, half of the cheapest round-way airfare at economy class of the batch (max. NTD 15,000) will be provided to participating interns upon completion of the training program.
  • On-campus/ Off-campus accommodation will be helped to arrange by the TIGP office if the interns work in AS and the students will need to pay for the cost.
  • Some hosting PIs work in a different city from Taipei, where Academia Sinica is located. In this situation, the off-campus accommodation will be arranged by the hosting PI.

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria

The TIGP-IIP welcomes applications from overseas candidates of the following status:

  1. Undergraduate students who will have been conferred a B.S. degree by August 2021.
    (Or students who will have been conferred a B.S.+M.S. dual degree by August 2021.)
  2. Students pursuing a Master's degree and holding a B.S. degree.
  3. Individuals holding a B.S. or Master's degree (student's pursuing a PhD degree are not eligible for this category)
  4. Students/ Individuals who have attended TIGP-IIP program before are not eligible to apply again.

Application

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For more information, visit International Internship Program