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Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship 2020

Application for Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship 2020 is now open. The democracy dissertation fellowship is offered to international scholars as a way to seek and promote an understanding of Taiwan’s democracy and human rights development among the future generation of scholars and practitioners.

The Dissertation Fellowship offered by Taiwan Foundation For Democracy is hoped that fellows through an active exchange of ideas and expertise may share their experience with Taiwanese academics, practitioners, NGOs, and think tanks to further encourage democracy and human rights in Taiwan and internationally.

Application Deadline

The Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship application ends October 15, 2020

Why Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship

The Taiwan Foundation for Democracy seeks to promote an understanding of Taiwan’s democracy and human rights development among the future generation of scholars and practitioners.

To this end, Dissertation Fellows may reside in Taiwan for up to one year to carry out in-depth, relevant research. Applicants are encouraged to form relationships with organizations and institutions dealing with democracy and human rights issues based in Taiwan. The TFD hopes that through an active exchange of ideas and expertise, Dissertation Fellows may share their experience with Taiwanese academics, practitioners, NGOs, and think tanks to further encourage democracy and human rights in Taiwan and internationally.

Degree Level/Type: Fellowship

Location: Taiwan

Values/Benefits

Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship will offer award value of

  • a stipend of NT$40,000 – NT$45,000 per month to assist with living expenses in Taiwan
  • In addition, will reimburse all Dissertation Fellows who are outside of Taiwan at the time their fellowships begin for the cost of one round-trip plane ticket to Taiwan.
  • offers business cards and limited, shared office space for all Dissertation Fellows.

Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship Requirements and Eligibility Criteria

  • At the time of application, Dissertation Fellowship applicants should be enrolled in a full-time PhD program or equivalent in a field relevant to their proposed research.
  • They should also have completed all the requirements for their PhD, except for the dissertation.
  • All Dissertation Fellowship applicants are required to fill out a complete application form (download application form using below link)
  • When submitting an application for a Dissertation Fellowship, please remember that in making its final decision, the TFD considers the relevance of the proposed research topic to the mission of the TFD, the potential contributions that the research can make to the field of democracy and human rights, and the experience and qualifications of the applicant.
  • As the Dissertation Fellowship is designed for foreign scholars, Taiwanese citizens are not eligible to apply.

Documentation Required

The following documents will need to be sent/attached to the application

  • a CV
  • two letters of recommendation sent from the referees’ official email account (university or institution

Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship 2020- How to Apply

All applicants are to submit application for the dissertation fellowship online.

All Dissertation Fellowship applicants are required to fill out a complete application form, which can be (downloaded from this webpage link below), then send the hard copy bearing the applicant’s original signature by mail to TFD before the deadline, together with a copy of their curriculum vitae.

In addition, two letters of recommendation should be sent as PDF files directly from the referees’ official email account (university or institution) to TFD at fellows@tfd.org.tw.

Need to Apply?

Click here to apply (Download Form) for the Dissertation Fellowship 2020

Need More Information?

To Get Further Details, Visit the Official Webpage of the Taiwan Foundation For Democracy Dissertation Fellowship 2020

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