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Financial Support

1. Fellowship for Doctor of Medicine & Doctor of Dental Surgery

    (1)Please read Fellowship Information and Eligibility Guidelines first.
    (2)The Application Deadline is July 24.
    (3)Please submit your application before the deadline. We will not accept any overdue applications.
    (4)You may submit your application only once, and once it is submitted, you cannot make any changes. The list of Fellowship recipients will be announced around early September and will also inform you the result via e-mail.

2. Student Travel Grant for International Conferrence

The grant is designated to assist TIGP students traveling abroad to conferences not for attending classes/workshops/summer schools or research purposes. The grant can only be used to reimburse the following expenses: air fare, conference registration fee(s), board and lodging and travel insurance. In general, each student may receive only one grant during the course of his/her study in TIGP. An additional award, however, may be considered if the evaluation result ranks top two among applications in related fields. For more information, please click here.

The following is the applying time table:

Application Deadline

Month of Conference Commencing

Notification Date
March 15
May - August
1st week of April
June 15
September - December
2nd week of June
December 1
January - April
2nd week of December


3. IMB Student, Technician and Postdoc Traveling Fellowship

To encourage students, technicians and postdocs at IMB to attend professionally relevant international meetings. For more information, please click here.

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Academic Forms

    The name of the Form
    MCB_Lab Rotation Evaluation Form (201) 2007.10.08
    MCB_Lab Rotation Form (202) 2007.03.28
    MCB_Thesis Advisor Agreement (301) 2007.05.10
    MCB_Progress Report Cover (302) 2013.12.31
    MCB_Doctoral Thesis Submission Form (303) 2007.03.28
    MCB_Thesis Advisor Change Form (304) 2010.10.21
    TIGP_Student Separation Form (305) 2008.07.28
    MCB_Suspension of schooling(306) 2010.10.21
    NDMC_Student leave procedure sheet (307) 2010.10.21
    MCB_Qualifying Exam Application (401) 2007.05.10
    MCB_Course Enrollment (501) 2007.10.08
    TIGP_Student On-line Rolls (601) 2007.03.28
    TIGP_Student Dorm Applications (602) 2007.03.28
    TIGP_rule of leave 2012.8.28
    MCB_The Standard Operating Procedure for Request for Leave 2007.03.28
    MCB_Student Appform leave (604)
    (Note: read SOP first before download the form)
    MCB_Student Normal leave (605)
    (Note: read SOP first before download the form)
    NDMC_All certificates application form (606) 2010.10.22

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The TIGP Graduate Student Association (TIGP-GSA) is the official student body of the graduate students of Academia Sinica's Taiwan International Graduate Program.  GSA serves to promote and advocate communication between graduate students and the TIGP academic board members or program committee members regarding academic issues. In addition, GSA serves to be a supportive community for everyone in the TIGP.


The Academia Sinica International Community Club is opened on January 22, 2010.

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1. Health Insurance

The National Health Insurance Act stipulates that foreigners who are legal residents of Taiwan (including those from Hong Kong and Macau) must either be registered in the health insurance program by their employer starting the day they are employed or enroll in the program on their own six months after the day they obtain legal residency. The following conditions apply:

International students can apply to enroll in the program through the partner school after a continuous residence within Taiwan for six months.

  • Fee NTD $749 /per month
  • Payment is calculated separately from the tuition fee.
2nd Generation of NHI
The students not taking TIGP fellowship have to pay supplementary fee to the government. more information



2. Alien Resident Certificate (ARC)

Every international student from TIGP is required to apply for ARC. Foreigners holding resident visas and intending to live (for more than 180 days) in Taiwan can get the ARC.

  • When to apply
    You should apply for an ARC within 15 days after entering the nation or switching status to resident visa.
  • Where to apply
    Please go to National Immigration Agency County
    - Taipei City Service Center (No.15, Guangjhou St., Jhongjheng District, Taipei City)
    - New Taipei City Service Center (1F., No.135, Min’an St., Zhonghe Dist., New Taipei City 235, Taiwan (R.O.C.))
  • Required document
    Two Copies Completed Application Form

    Passport, Resident-visa or Certificate of Re-entry

    Recent One-inch photo (2 for first application, 1 for renew application or lost card)

    Application Fee: NTD $1,000
  • Report to National Immigration Agency County where you live within 15 days you move.
  • Extent the ARC one month before the expired date. more information


3. Resident Visas for Foreign Students

The standard procedure for the foreign students to follow. link.

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