Research Performance Fellowships for AS-TIGP Ph.D. Students
Regulations on Research Performance
Fellowships for AS-TIGP Ph.D. Students (Pilot Program)
Article 1: Objectives
Academia Sinica’s missions include enhancing
the international competitiveness of its TIGP program, cultivating research
talent, and rewarding Ph.D. students in this program who achieve outstanding
research work. The programs and regulations below have been established to
promote this end.
Article 2: Eligibility
Full-time TIGP Ph.D. candidates or students who
have passed their qualifying exams with distinction are eligible to apply.
During the award period, advisors and/or co-advisors will provide at least
NT$34,000 per month.
Article 3: Fellowship Amounts
(1) Presidential Fellowship awardees can
receive an additional NT$16,000 per month for one year.
(2) Research Performance Fellowship awardees
can receive an additional NT$6,000 per month for one year.
Administration of the above awards should be done
in accordance with Academia Sinica Fellowship Regulations.
Article 4: Number of Awardees
maximum of 4 awardees per year.
Research Performance Fellowship: A maximum of 40 awardees per year.
Article 5: Application Procedure
The AS Department of International Affairs will issue a call
for applications once a year and announce the submission deadline. Eligible
applicants must submit the following documents to their respective TIGP programs,
which will then submit received applications to the Department of International
1. Application Form
2. Two Letters of Recommendation (one required from the advisor)
Article 6: Selection Procedure
TIGP program should conduct a preliminary review and submit no more than the
top 20% of its eligible applicants to the Department of International Affairs. A
second round review will be conducted by the Department of International
Affairs and Central Academic Advisory Committee, with the list of awardees forwarded
to the President for approval. Top awardees will subsequently compete for Presidential
Fellowship through interviews and oral presentations. All fellowship awardees will be informed
Article 7: Ethical Conduct
Should an awardee be involved in a violation
of academic ethics, his or her case will be processed according to the
“Guidelines for the Establishment and Operation of Ethics Committees at All
Levels, Academia Sinica.”