National Chiao Tung University is offering Taiwan elite internship program for current masters or PhD students from partner universities or other renowned universities. This is a paid internship program which is tenable for 2 months. NCTU would offer a free round-trip economy class flight ticket from their home country to Taiwan and additional NTD 5,000 scholarship (including 6% tax) for the first month in NCTU for admitted students. The application deadlines for the second and the third round are 6 March, 2017 and 5 June, 2017 respectively.
Field of Internship: Science and Humanities. Course Level: Internship Internship Provider: National Chiao Tung University Internship can be taken in: Taiwan
Eligibility: This program is proposed for Master or PhD students from partner universities and other renowned foreign universities to participate in short-term research at NCTU (Partner school students would be considered first). Faculty members with various specialties (in the areas of engineering, social science, computer science, biological science, electrical and computer engineering or management, etc.) from different colleges of NCTU will participate in the program and invite prospective students to do research with professors. Students will be conducting research on either a small independent project or assisting an ongoing project in the host laboratories. At the end of the research, students will be asked to submit a report regarding their research work at NCTU. -Qualified students would be offered free round-trip economy class flight ticket from their home country to Taiwan and additional NTD 5,000 scholarship (including 6% tax) for the first month in NCTU.
Internship Open for International Students: International students can apply for this internship program.
Is this paid internship? NCTU would offer a 1) free round-trip economy class flight ticket from their home country to Taiwan and *2) additional NTD 5,000 scholarship (including 6% tax) for the first month in NCTU for admitted students. The grant will be distributed in cash. Students will have to pay for the round-trip airfare prior to their arrival in Taiwan. Students should keep the original electronic tickets, ticket receipt, and boarding passes for the reimbursement of their airfare. During the research period, expenses such as dorm fees, facility fees, insurance or other necessary fees shall be at individual student’s own cost and pay upon their arrival to NCTU. Neither host professor in NCTU nor Office of International Affairs bears the right to pay extra scholarship for students. (*Note: According to the tax regulations, 6% tax will be deducted; thus, the total amount of scholarship you receive will be NTD 4,700. Based on the regulations from Taiwan, we are not able to provide scholarship for students whose nationality is from Mainland China.)
Internship Description: National Chiao Tung University, a top research university in Taiwan located adjacent to the Hsinchu Science Park (the Silicon Valley of Asia), emphasizes the integration of science and humanities by offering innovative trainings and interdisciplinary studies in a full spectrum of disciplines. NCTU’s engineering ranks 51st world-wide, while Computer Science ranks 35th world-wide (based on Shanghai Jiaotong University’s Academic Ranking of the World Universities in 2013). National Chiao Tung University has been the cradle for the nation’s high-tech industry leaders as well as for innovation and research. Currently more than 65% of the chairpersons, CEOs and general managers at Hsinchu Science Park companies are NCTU’s alumni.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: At least 2 months between 2017 Feb. 13 to 2017 Nov. 30.
Notification: The result would be announced in 1) Jan., 2) April and 3) July 2017 to each candidate via email, please check the mail regularly for the admission notice.
How to Apply: Please send the “complete application package” in order in one time via both 1) email and 2) hard copies by registered express mail before the above “Application Deadline”. All applicants are to firstly contact and identify a professor at NCTU to be their research supervisor. B. Required documents for application -Application form (typewritten) -Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English 3. Research Proposal of your internship in NCTU (no more than 1 A4 page) -The Invitation Letter from NCTU supervisor (The letter is compulsory for visa process. It should be formal and with professor’s signature, department, email address on it.) – Latest “Enrollment Letter” with official stamp from the home university (or valid student ID card with expiry date on it, please make sure the enrollment letter should cover your duration of internship in NCTU) – A copy of valid passport (valid for at least 6 months) -A stamped proof issued by home university that internship is one of the graduation criteria or part of course requirement (5-year Integrated program 4th year Undergraduate students only, it’s compulsory for visa process)
Internship Application Deadline: There are 3 rounds of applications; students may choose either one according to the following deadline. 2nd Round: 6 March, 2017 to start from 8 May, 2017 onwards 3rd Round: 5 June, 2017 to start from 7 Aug., 2017 onwards.
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