2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant Guidelines

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2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant
Guidelines
9 May 2011
Aim
The 2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant program is funded by the
Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), aiming to promote
independent or collaborative research on Taiwan-related topics by international
scholars. The preferred research topics include political science, economics,
sociology, education, arts, geography, law, management, or conservation of
natural environment in relation to Taiwan.
Placements for the U.K.
2 placements are available in 2011
Value of the Grant
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Economy Class round-trip direct-flight airfare tickets will be ordered and
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provided
A local daily allowance of USD$200.00 will be offered (this is inclusive of the
arrival and departure days)
The Visiting research period will be subject to the proposed research, but is
to be no more than 3 weeks (21 days)
Responsibilities of the recipients
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Recipients must complete the visiting trip by the end of October, 2011.
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Recipients are subject to arrange their own schedule while in Taiwan.
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Recipients are required to submit the Cultural Division, Taipei
Representative Office in the U. K. (hereinafter referred to as “Cultural
Division”) an after-visit report, detailing the trip, and their newly learnt
information and findings, within two weeks after returning from Taiwan.
Recipients must retain all boarding passes and post them back to the
Cultural Division within one week after returning from Taiwan.
Eligibility and applying procedure
2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant
Managed by the Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
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Must be an U.K. Citizen
Currently working in an academic institutions(universities, research
organizations, and so forth)with a master’s or a doctor’s degree
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Has not previously received an award under this Grant program
Has a good background knowledge of Taiwan
Has a substantial research proposal for topics related to Taiwan
Required Documents
Applicants need to submit both the following documents:
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A copy of their CV with a photo
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A completed Application Form (see attachment)
Important Notice
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The daily allowance will be transferred through the Cultural Division to the
recipients upon receiving the proof of visiting Taiwan(the copy of recipient’s
passport main and visa pages, boarding passes).
The time frame for 2011 Grant reviewing is as follows:
Schedule
Application period
Reviewed by the Cultural Division
Reviewed by the Ministry of
Education
Results announcement
Date
1 May ~ 20 May
20 May ~ 25 May
1 June ~ 30 June
Before the end of June
All applications must be posted to
Tiffany Yu-Wen Chen
Assistant Director, Cultural Division
Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
Suite 3, 73/75 Mortimer Street, London W1W 7SQ
Ph: 0207 436 5888
Email: [email protected]
Listing of Universities and Colleges in Taiwan
http://english.moe.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem552&CtNode=415&mp=1
Research Resources
http://english.moe.gov.tw/lp.asp?ctNode=428&CtUnit=187&BaseDSD=7&mp=1
2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant
Managed by the Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
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Application Form
2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant
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Please complete this application form electronically
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Please include all information
Personal Details
Surname
First
Name
Gender
D.O.B.
University/Institution name
Unit /Department/School
Title/Position
Field of Research
Phone
Mobile
E-mail
Postal address
Proposed Visiting Itinerary
Depart Date
Return Date
Duration of Stay ( Including
departure & arrival in the U.K.)
Organisations / Institutions and People whom you wish to visit during your
stay. (List in order of priority)
Organisations/Institutions
People
1.___________________
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2.___________________
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3.___________________
_____________________
4.___________________
_____________________
5.___________________
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Managed by the Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
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Previous visits to Taiwan
Have you ever been to Taiwan before? □YES □ NO (If No, skip this section) If YES,
Please tell us about your previous visits.
Date of Visit
Purpose
Previous Research Related to Taiwan
Have you conducted research on topics related to Taiwan before?
□YES □ NO (If No, skip this section) If Yes, please outline your previous research and
provide a simple summary or description.
Research Topic Title
Published
Publish Date
Brief Description/Summary of the Research
Please describe one topic per page, and limit each topic to one page only.
Proposed Research Plan on Taiwan
How will this 3-week visit contribute to your current research/works or future
planning/development?
Research Topic Title
Brief Description/Summary of the Research
Please provide detailed description including intended visiting organizations and scholars.
2011 Taiwan Research Visiting Scholar Grant
Managed by the Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
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