Funded Internship in Various Scientific Disciplines from TIGP in Taiwan 2020

Deadline : 28 Feb 2020

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Funded Internship in Various Scientific Disciplines from TIGP in Taiwan 2020

The Taiwan International Graduate Program is pleased to announce the start of applications to the 2020 International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP). The TIGP is a unique all-English Ph.D. program supported by Academia Sinica, the most prestigious research institution in Taiwan. In collaboration with top-ranking local research universities, the TIGP would like to invite outstanding young scholars from around the globe to experience Taiwan’s top-notch scientific research facilities and to participate in build an intellectual network of people from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. This 2-month program takes place between May and August 2020.

There are 12 programs offered by TIGP Internship:

  1. Chemical Biology and Molecular Biophysics
  2. Molecular Science and Technology
  3. Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. Molecular and Cell Biology
  6. Nano Science and Technology
  7. Molecular Medicine
  8. Earth System Science
  9. Biodiversity
  10. Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
  11. Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology
  12. Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing

Eligibility Criteria:

The TIGP-IIP welcomes applications from overseas candidates of the following states:

  1. Undergraduate students who will have been conferred a B.S. degree by August 2021. (Or students who will have been conferred a B.S.+M.S. dual degree by August 2021.)
  2. Students pursuing a Master's degree and holding a B.S. degree.
  3. Individuals holding a B.S. or Master's degree (student's pursuing a PhD degree are not eligible for this category)
  4. Students/ Individuals who have attended the TIGP-IIP program before are not eligible to apply again.


  1. TIGP and the sponsoring faculty will together offer (~USD 1000) for two months.
  2. In addition, half of the cheapest round-way airfare at an economy class of the batch (max. NTD 15,000) will be provided to participating interns upon completion of the training program.

About the Taiwan International Graduate Program:

To keep up with the pace of today’s fast-evolving scientific and technological world and to promote the internationalization of higher education in Taiwan, Academia Sinica established the Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP) in 2002, in collaboration with a consortium of key national research universities. The interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs offered by TIGP are designed to provide advanced scientific training and research environments for those who wish to do advanced research, to think critically and to experience a mature international academic setting. Since its inception, under the stewardship of the successive directors, TIGP has grown in the number of interdisciplinary programs and expanded in the global distribution of students – currently, there are about 600 students from around 48 countries studying at TIGP.

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