Visegrad–Taiwan Scholarships

26.02.2015

The Visegrad–Taiwan Scholarship Program is a pro­gram oper­ated jointly by the Fund and the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (RoC). 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 con­duct research in Taiwan. The rec­i­p­ro­cal part of the pro­gram sup­port­ing mobil­ity of Taiwanese researchers to the V4 region is oper­ated by the Taiwanese side.

V4 applicants—citizens of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, or Slovakia—can apply to study or con­duct research at selected higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions accred­ited by the gov­ern­ment of Taiwan.

Study/research length:

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

Eligibility and support:

Prospective appli­cants must be cit­i­zens of one of the V4 coun­tries (CZ, HU, PL, SK) and have very good knowl­edge of English orChinese 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 amounts:

  • €750/month for PhD level+ €800 one-time travel grant
  • €1,000/month for post­doc level + €800 one-time travel grant

Areas of support:

  1. nan­otech­nol­ogy
  2. elec­trotech­ni­cal industry
  3. biotech­nol­ogy
  4. infor­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy (IT)
  5. tourism
  6. social sci­ences and humanities

Application form:

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

Deadline extended to March 20, 2015 at 11:59:59 CET


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Graduates of our school

Adam Klavík

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Jan Šrámek

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Petra Benešová

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Jana Valentová

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Kristína Jíšová

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Simona Kremerová

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Jakub Velička

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Jaroslava Kolářová

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Barbora Malá

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