Name of scholarship/program
TIGP-Sustainable Chemical Science & Technology Program (SCST)
About TIGP-Sustainable Chemical Science & Technology Program (SCST)
Eligibility and other criteria
The international Ph.D. program of Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology is designed to offer specific training and research opportunities to Ph.D. students who are interested in the following areas: 1.develop optoelectronic materials and their applications related to sustainable energy 2.construction of supramolecular materials for recognition, self-assembly, and identification of chemical species 3. new drug development related to human diseases 4. understanding of disease mechanisms, 5. study in cell structure and function 6. development of biosensors 7. green technology of organic synthesis 8. energy related catalysis 9. technology for environmental monitoring and therapy. This program is a collaborative effort between Academia Sinica and National Chiao Tung University. In accordance with these research areas, the sustainable chemical science and technology program is divided into three categories, namely, sustainable materials, sustainable life science and sustainable catalyst & synthesis. The number of total students admitted to Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology Program every year is limited to twenty. The bulk of these students are international students with reasonable proficiency in the use of the English language. However, highly qualified Taiwanese students (up to 10 people) with adequate English proficiency are also considered. Students may do their thesis research with faculty whose principal appointments are associated with the National Chiao Tung University.
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.
The Program admits students to the fall semester only. We strongly suggest online application: http://db1x.sinica.edu.tw/tigp/
. The deadline for all applications will be on March 31, 2015. The following criteria are used to evaluate the applicantﾒs qualifications for admission:
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)
4. Undergraduate and/or Graduate Academic Transcripts
5. Three Letters of Recommendation
6. Statement of Purpose
7. Supporting Documents (ex. publications, original papers)
*The admission for Students with a B.S. degree.
First, students should have five or more years of work experience related to their undergraduate study. Second, any publication of which content is comparable with the thesis of M.S. should be included in the application package. Otherwise, a written report of achievement from previous working job(s) is necessary.
* March 31, 2015
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