The Taiwan International Graduate Program is now accepting applications for TIGP International Internship Program 2018 (TIGP-IIP). 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.

Host Country:
  • Taiwan
Host Organisation:
  • Academia Sinica
Internship Location:
  • Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan or Partner University
Internship Duration:
  • Two Months
Internship Dates:
  • Standard Program (2 months): 1st July~ 31st August 2018
Internship Areas:

There are 12 programs offered by TIGP International Internship Program:

  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
Financial Support:
  • 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 will be provided to participating interns upon completion of the training program.
Internship Activities:
  • Orientation—Introduction to Academia Sinica and Taiwan International Graduate Program
  • Visits to TIGP partner institutions and sightseeing/field trips
  • Basic or fundamental Chinese language classes: free, classes can be waived if the intern has basic knowledge of Mandarin/Chinese or upon request by the mentor.
  • Internship Report/Poster Presentation
  • Certificate awarding ceremony

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Eligibility Criteria:

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

  • Undergraduate students who will have been conferred a B.S. degree by August 2019.
    (Or students who will have been conferred a B.S.+M.S. dual degree by August 2019.)
  • Students pursuing a Master’s degree and holding a B.S. degree.
  • Individuals holding a B.S. or Master’s degree (student’s pursuing a PhD degree are not eligible for this category)
  • Students/ Individuals who have attended TIGP-IIP program before are not eligible to apply again.

How to Apply:

Instructions for creating an on-line application for TIGP International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP 2018)
Step-1: Go to the box ‘User Login’ on the right hand side corner of the page
Step-2: Select ‘Create account’ to create an on-line IIP-2018 application account.
Step-3: Enter account information and password.
Step-4: Click on ‘Save’ to confirm and create an on-line application account.
Step-5: Wait for a while, once your account is created, you will receive a message ‘your account has been successfully created’ on your computer screen.
Once you have created an on-line application account, you can login to complete and submit the application form.
Please make sure that you do not create multiple accounts with different Email IDs. In that case your application might be considered invalid.
Note: Please read the ‘Instructions for TIGP-IIP on-line application procedure’ before starting your IIP-2018 application form.

Application Deadline:
  • February 28th, 2018

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