Short Term Research Award (STRA) and MOE APEC Scholarship Comparison

Research Awards

Sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)
2015.8.24  Education Division, TECO-Boston

Program Name Short Term Research Award (STRA) MOE APEC Scholarship
Potential Applicants Ph.D student or postdoctoral research fellow Ph.D student or postdoctoral research fellow who are citizens of APEC members
Resarch Topic Related to Taiwanese Humanities and art disciplines, education and culture, social sciencese, and/or related comparative research Related to Taiwanese Humanities and art disciplines, education and culture, social sciencese, the natural sciences and/or related comparative research
Awarding Period 1. last 2 to 6 months
2. between March 1 and December 31 every year
Award Value 1. An economy class round trip airfare
2. monthly subsidy:

  • Ph.D students: NT $25,000 (approximately US $833.33)
  • PostDoc: NT $40,000 (approximately US $1,333.33)
How to Apply 1. Send application to the host university/research centert in Taiwan before Sep. 30 for the research in the following year
2. Host university/research center submit application to MOE before Nov. 15

List of universities in Taiwan: www.studyintaiwan.org/classify_universities.html