Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) has the following provisions for its research
program is designed for foreign professors, associate professors, assistant
professors and doctoral candidates in departments related to Chinese studies at
foreign universities, as well as researchers at related foreign academic
The content of the research, to be
undertaken in Taiwan, should be within the field of Chinese studies.
provided by the CCS includes subsidies of research expenses, research materials
service, liaison with universities and research institutions, and use of CCS
tenure is three months to one year.
should be submitted to the CCS by May 31 of each year before the year in which
grants are intended to be used; notification of the CCS’s decision will be given
by the end of August of the same year after a careful review.
Applications should include the
Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications)
Letter(s) of recommendation
are entitled to travel subsidies and research subsidies.
Eligibility for travel subsidies is
restricted to foreign scholars who currently reside abroad; those already in
Taiwan are not eligible.
available under the Research Grant Program are as follows:
subsidies: One direct round trip economy class air ticket from the domicile of
the grantee to Taipei will be provided by the CCS. Travel expenses will
be reimbursed upon the grantee’s arrival in Taiwan on the basis of the ticket
stub and receipt.
subsidies: To be paid at the beginning of each month and divided into four
levels: professor, associate professor, assistant professor, and doctoral
Researchers at academic/research
institutes will also receive grants according to the above scale. The actual
amount of research subsidies is determined by the CCS and any adjustments to
those amounts will be decided upon by the CCS Advisory Committee.
must sign a contract with the CCS and observe the following regulations:
outside employment will be allowed without the prior approval of the CCS.
Concurrent acceptance of a grant from any other organization in the R.O.C. is
in all scholarly research activities arranged by the CCS is required.
regulations must be observed when using CCS and National Central Library
research report or paper must be submitted to the CCS by the end of a grantee’s
who fail to observe Article 8 will have their research subsidies terminated by
who receive a grant under the Program must wait a minimum of three years after
completion of their research projects before applying again.
additions to the above provisions will be handled by the CCS as authorized by
the CCS Advisory Committee.
provisions have been approved by the Ministry of Education. Any revisions
hereto must be approved by the CCS Advisory Committee and reported to the
Ministry before going into effect.