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Over 100 Funded PhD Scholarships Available at Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Over 100 Funded and World-Class PhD Scholarships Available at Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Application Deadline: Feb 28 2019 (GMT+8)

Academia Sinica’s Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP) provides over 100 funded PhD scholarships in 12 interdisciplinary programs ranging from physical sciences, life sciences to social sciences and the humanities. The 2019 fall semester is now open to applications around the world from now on to 28th February 2019.

Over 100 Funded PhD Scholarships Available at Academia Sinica, Taiwan


  • TIGP is under the supervision of Academia Sinica, a government-funded research institution as the national academy of sciences and the policy think tank, with 7 current Academicians and 9 Honorary Academicians as Nobel Laureates.
  • TIGP, in cooperation with 10 top research universities in Taiwan, including National Taiwan University (Rank #1 in Taiwan), provides all-English teaching and research environment, superior scientific training and cutting-edge facilities and technologies.
  • TIGP offers a stipend about USD $1,100/month (NTD 34,000/month) to each student admitted to the program for the first year (For students who perform well, this stipend will be extended in the 2nd and the 3rd year. In subsequent years, financial support will come from the thesis advisor). Further details could be found at our Scholarship Page.
  • TIGP regularly holds Travel Grant Award for encouraging students to join competitive global symposiums as well as Distinguished Lectures inviting academic and entrepreneurial masters, including Nobel Laureates.
  • TIGP provides free Mandarin language courses at the entry level, as well as a fully-furnished and affordable dormitory, to facilitate first-year students’ quicker adaptation to local environments.
Over 100 Funded PhD Scholarships Available at Academia Sinica, Taiwan

How to Apply?

  • Application is entirely free of charge and should be completed through the TIGP Online Application System before 28th February 2019 (GMT+8).
  • Application Requirements (Some requirements vary by program)
    1. Bachelor and/or Master of Science Degree.
    2. English Proficiency (Tofel iBT 80 or IELTS 5.5).
    3. GRE (General test & Subject test).
    4. Academic Transcript (For coursework completed post high school).
    5. Three Letters of Reference.
    6. Statement of Purpose.

FAQ & Contact

Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to visit our website, contact TIGP Office (Email: [email protected]), or the above 12 PhD programs you might be interested in. You are also welcomed to refer to TIGP Introduction PDF Flyer and visit our Admissions FAQ Page.

Over 100 Funded PhD Scholarships Available at Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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