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Opportunity for students to train in Taiwan

Posted by Faculty of Graduate Studies on January 13, 2017 in News

NSERC is pleased to announce the updated eligibility criteria for the Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan Program (formerly known as the Summer Program in Taiwan). The new criteria are more inclusive and allow more students to be eligible to apply to this program.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply:

  • you must hold an active NSERC postgraduate scholarship (PGS), Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) or Vanier CGS; OR
  • your academic supervisor must hold an active NSERC Discovery Grant, Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Grant or Strategic Partnership Grant; and
  • you must be pursuing studies in natural sciences and/or engineering.

New deadline to apply: March 1, 2017

The Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan provide Canadian graduate students with first-hand research experience in an international setting. The primary goals of the program are to introduce students to science and engineering in Taiwan through of a research laboratory environment, and to develop personal relationships that will improve collaboration with their foreign counterparts in the future. Successful students are provided with support to travel to Taiwan in June, then receive one week of orientation in a group setting followed by seven weeks working directly with Taiwanese researchers on projects related to their research studies in Canada.

Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. For additional information, consult the NSERC website: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/Taiwan-Taiwan_eng.asp

If you have any questions please contact schol@nserc-crsng.gc.ca.