Name of scholarship/program
TIGP-Molecular Science and Technology Program (MST)
About TIGP-Molecular Science and Technology Program (MST)
Eligibility and other criteria
The purpose of this program is to deepen the pool of available researchers in contemporary multidisciplinary fields important to the future economic and social development of Taiwan. The program has enhanced both innovation and academic research standards in all related fields.
The MST program encourages studentsﾒ independent research capabilities by promoting problem-solving skills and individual self-confidence through building self-reliance. In this program, faculty members take turns mentoring first-year students until they formally join a research group and undertake their thesis study. Students should begin their theses programs within the first two semesters after admission into the graduate program. Students are asked to complete a series of requisite courses before embarking on their research. A team-teaching system forms the core of the MST program, whereby faculty members teach according to their areas of expertise. Students are expected to undertake both required and elective courses. All courses are delivered in English.
Fellowship and Stipend
TIGP provides fellowship support of NT$34,000 (about US$1,133) per month for all graduate students during the first year of their enrollment. The support will be extended for another two years upon evidence of satisfactory progress towards the degree. In subsequent years, the financial support will be provided by the studentﾒs thesis advisor. The amount of the support will be at the discretion of the advisor.
TIGP offers admissions for the fall semester only. Either international students or domestic students from within Taiwan with a B.S. and/or a M.S. degree from an accredited institution will be considered for admission. The applicantﾒs qualification for admission will be based mainly, but not exclusively, on the following certified/notarized documents provided by the applicant:
1. Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's Degree
2. English Proficiency Test Score: TOEFL, IELTS or GEPT (for local applicants) scores
3. GRE Score (optional)
5. Three Letters of Recommendation
6. Statement of Purpose
7. Supporting Documents (ex. publications, original papers)
* March 31, 2015
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