2013 Visegrad-Taiwan Scholarships for PhD and Post­doc­toral Researchers of V4 Coun­tries in Taiwan

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National Science Council (NSC) of Taiwan and International Visegrad Fund (IVF) jointly funded Taiwan Scholarships for the researchers of Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland or Slovakia (V4 countries). The scholarship is offered for PhD and postdoctoral study or research at selected higher edu­ca­tion institution accred­ited by the gov­ern­ment of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The scholarship provides €750/month for PhD level or €800 one-time travel grant and €1,000/month for post doc level and €800 one-time travel grant for both. The application deadline is February 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in the areas of Nanotechnology, Electrotechnical industry, Biotechnology, Information technology (IT), Tourism, Social sci­ences and humanities.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD and postdoctoral program.
Scholarship Provider: National Science Council (NSC) of Taiwan and International Visegrad Fund (IVF)
Scholarship can be taken at: Taiwan

Eligibility: Prospective appli­cants must be cit­i­zens of one of the V4 coun­tries (CZ, HU, PL, SK) and have very good knowl­edge of English or Chinese both spo­ken and writ­ten. The fol­low­ing two types of scholarships are recognized:
-PhD stud­ies: schol­ars must have fin­ished MA or equiv­a­lent and must be enrolled in the first 4 years of full-time PhD stud­ies in a V4 country
-Postdoctoral research: schol­ars must hold a PhD degree and con­duct full-time research activ­ity in V4 countries.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The citizens of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland or Slovakia can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The International Visegrad Fund—National Science Council, Taiwan Scholarship Program is a program oper­ated jointly by the Fund and the National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan. The aim of the pro­gram is to facil­i­tate aca­d­e­mic exchanges by pro­vid­ing sup­port to PhD can­di­dates and post­doc­toral researchers from the V4 coun­tries who intend to study or con­duct research in Taiwan. Reciprocal part of the pro­gram sup­port­ing mobil­ity of Taiwanese researchers to the V4 region is oper­ated by the NSC.

Duration of award(s): 10 months (2 semes­ters); pos­si­bil­ity to re-apply once (i.e., max. length of sup­port is 20 months).

What does it cover? €750/month for PhD level+ €800 one-time travel grant and €1,000/month for post doc level + €800 one-time travel grant.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply on-line. Annexes to the appli­ca­tion form (all annexes must be submitted in English—orig­i­nally issued or cer­ti­fied translated):
-copy of cer­ti­fied trans­la­tion of MA or last obtained diploma
-ver­i­fied con­fir­ma­tion of enroll­ment in PhD pro­gram issued by university/institution (on let­ter­head paper, stamped and signed by uni­ver­sity authority)
-let­ter of accep­tance or equiv­a­lent doc­u­ment form the host university/institution no older than 3 months when sub­mit­ting the application
-work­ing plan accepted by host university/institution no  older than 3 months when sub­mit­ting the application
-two let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion (one from the super­vi­sor or head of research group).

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 15, 2013.

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