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External Award: NSERC Foreign Study Supplement in Taiwan

January 03, 2018
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Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan provide graduate students in the natural sciences and engineering with first-hand research experience in an international setting. The award consists of an eight-week travel period during the summer months, starting at the end of June. Students will receive approximately $3900 CAD to cover travel and living expenses while abroad.

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 or engineering or both.

To remain eligible during the research study period abroad, you must:

  • be registered full-time in a graduate research studies program at a Canadian institution for the duration of your research study period in Taiwan;
  • take up the award in the same year as receiving the notice of award;
  • return to complete your degree at your Canadian institution;
  • agree to the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form.

Please contact schol@nserc-crsng.gc.ca to obtain the application form and instructions. Applications should be sent by email to schol@nserc-crsng.gc.ca, with “Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan Application” in the subject line.

The deadline to apply is February 1, 2018, but applications with be considered on a first-come first-serve basis. For more information about this opportunity, please visit the NSERC Foreign Study Supplement webpage or see the poster attached below.

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