Yushan Fellow Program
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- Source：Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan
Recruitment of Top-notch International Elite by Universities and Colleges with Subsidies from the Ministry of Education
The Yushan Fellow Program, a drive by Ministry of Education to recruit top-notch international elites by providing subsidized opportunities at Higher Education Institutions, was established in 2018. The program is created with the purpose of assisting Taiwan’s higher education institutions to recruit world-leading experts and offer internationally competitive salaries and benefits. It aims to strengthen Taiwan’s academic expertise and the international standing of Taiwan’s higher education. In 2019, the Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) was commissioned by the Ministry of Education (MOE) for administering and facilitating the execution of the program.
There are two categories for the program—Yushan Fellow and Yushan Young Fellow. The eligibility is as mentioned below:
1. Yushan Fellow
Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
◆ Worked at a leading international research institution or internationally renowned company for at least 10 years, distinguished in the international academic community or acquired world-leading expertise in a core technology, and experienced in leading academic or industrial research teams.
◆ Recipient of a Nobel Prize, fellow of a national level academy, fellow of a major international association, or received equivalent recognition.
◆ Outstanding contribution to area of academic or industrial expertise in the past 5 years.
2. Yushan Young Fellow
Applicants must have received their highest academic qualification within the last 10 years or be under 45 years old and meet one of the following criteria:
◆ Worked at a leading international research institution or internationally renowned company for at least 5 years and demonstrated great potential.
◆ Experience conducting major research projects.
◆ Exceptional contribution to area of academic expertise in the past 5 years.
For more information, please see the Program Website: https://yushan.moe.gov.tw/TopTalent/EN
Contact: Miss Lin
Phone: +886-2- 7755-7100 #525