[Coral-List] Research opportunity in Taiwan, with more details

Keryea Soong keryea at mail.nsysu.edu.tw
Thu Jun 15 21:56:39 EDT 2006

Fellowships for Kuroshio study at the Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center, 
National Sun Yat-sen University

The Asia-Pacific Ocean research Center (see at 
National Sun Yat-sen University is awarding five fellowships in 2006 in 
support of master and doctoral students for their research topics on the 
biodiversity and biogeochemistry of the Kuroshio region.
Applicants should plan to spend at least two to a maximum of three months at 
the research center in 2006.
The fellowship funding includes: 
(a) Traveling allowance (for doctoral student only): round-trip economic 
coach air-fare (maximum NTD 40000; expiration date for six months).
(b) Housing: NTD 3300 /month (to cover dormitory fee at the university).
(c) Student health insurance: NTD 200
(d) Research fellow fund:
Master student: NTD 8000/month
     Doctoral candidate: NTD 32000/month
     Non-candidate doctoral student: NTD 28000/month
(NTD: New Taiwanese Dollar; Exchange rate: USD 1 is about NTD 31-32 in May 
Applicants have to consult with at least one of the Kuroshio Research Group 
members at the Asia-Pacific Ocean Research Center in the relevant field 
before submitting a formal application. They can be found at 
Applicants should send (1) a CV, (2) a proposal including the title, 
description of the research to be conducted and how it connects to the 
applicants’ dissertation research, (3) name of the corresponding member in 
the Kuroshio Research Group, (4) two letters of recommendation by e-mail sent 
to the Kuroshio Research Group member, Dr. K. Soong 
(keryea at mail.nsysu.edu.tw), with “Recommendation to Kuroshio Application” 
in the subject line.  

Keryea Soong

Institute of Marine Biology
National Sun Yat-sen University
Kaohsiung, Taiwan 804
886-7-5252000, x.5109 (office)
886-7-5255109 (office)
886-7-5255100 (fax)

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