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MOST Global Talent Internship Program: Green Technology (Sustainability) X Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare) (Taiwan)

Published: 18 December 2020

8-week summer internship in Taiwan from June 28 to August 25, 2921. Four highlights of the internship program: 1) Lab/corporate internships; 2) featured speeches by distinguished scholars and experts; 3) corporate visits for practical learning & professional experiences; 4) language and cultural experiences.

Application deadline: 2021-03-26

The year 2020 has brought unforeseen challenges to the earth, which placed our entire world at halt, and is still awaiting recovery. However, it is also the year that has also brought massive technological advancements, specifically in the areas of Green Technology (Sustainability) and Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare). Taiwan has and continues to work tirelessly to find solutions for climate problems. On the other hand, Taiwan has done an exceptional job in minimizing the impacts of the pandemic in the country.

With that said, for the 2021 GTI program focus on the topics of Green Technology (Sustainability) and Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare). We hope that by sharing our pioneering technology achievements with aspiring talents could bring out more ideas to inspire the next generation of tech leaders, and for them to work together for a more efficient and sustainable future.

The annual Global Talent Internship Program (GTI Program) hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology Center for Global Affairs and Science Engagement (MOST GASE) offers young talents an incredible opportunity to gain deeper understandings of Taiwan’s innovative science and technology development.

Cost & fees

  • The program tuition fee will be provided by MOST GASE.
  • Accommodation during 28 June – 4 July (6 nights) & 23 -25 August (2 nights) will be provided by MOST GASE.
  • A set amount of accommodation fee during 4 July – 23 August will be subsidized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan for the amount of NT$$ 43,750 (approx. US$$ 1,500) before tax (18%). 
  • Participants are responsible for airfares, visas, meals, local transportation, personal insurance and other personal expenses.

Program eligibility 

Preference is given to applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Students currently enrolled in graduate school (Master & PhD students)
  • University students (3rd year or above) with research experience Passport holders of People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macau are NOT eligible to apply; HOWEVER, people from aforementioned areas with dual citizenship may apply with foreign passport. People who obtained passport of Taiwan (Republic of China) and NEVER have household registration (戶籍) in Taiwan (Republic of China) are eligible to apply by using foreign passport. Current degree seeking students, exchange and visiting students in Taiwanese educational institutions are NOT eligible to apply. ** We recommend you to at least have an English proficiency level of CEFR B2 level (equivalent to IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL iBT 72) in order to communicate smoothly with your supervisor. **

Application

Application is open from 21 December 2020 – 26 March 2021. The following materials are required for application:

  • Online Application Form
  • Statement of Purpose (max. 700 words)
  • Curriculum Vitae in PDF format
  • Research Proposal (max. 700 words)
  • Letter of Recommendation in PDF format
  • Proof of Enrollment in PDF format
  • Official Transcripts (IN ENGLISH) in PDF format
  • Copy of Passport (Bio-page)
  • Head-shot Photo (360x480 pixel) in JPG format - Other Supplementary Documents (Optional)

Apply here: https://gasesummer.most.ntu.edu.tw/application-intro-2021

Facts:

The Ministry of Science and Technology Taiwan Center for Global Affairs and Science Engagement (MOST GASE) is a mandate office to foster international cooperation and partnership in science & technology. Our main role is to promote Taiwan's engagement with international research community while nurture and empower local researchers. The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), originally established as the National Science Council (NSC), Executive Yuan on February 1, 1959, is the government agency dedicated to scientific and technological development. Its three main missions are promoting nationwide S&T development, supporting academic research, and developing science parks.


Contact

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Lisa HOU at gaselisahou@ntu.edu.tw.

SLU students who will apply should also contact Mobility@slu.se, since the program is co-run at National Chung Hsing University, one of our exchange partner universities. Mobility Team can nominate you as an exchange student.

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