Fellowship for Young International Scientists
The deadline for application is September 15th, 2014
Chinese Academy of Sciences
The aim of the Fellowship is to promote academic exchange and cooperation between CAS institutes and international research institutions and universities, and the development of talented scientists, by attracting young international scientists to conduct a period of cooperative research at CAS institutes. The application period is from 1 September to 15 September 2014.
1. Citizenship of a nation that has formal diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. 2. Good communication skills in English or Chinese, able to communicate independently in their place of work. 3. Commitment to abide by the laws of the People’s Republic of China and the relevant regulations of CAS and the host institute. 4. Research scientist applicants should hold a PhD degree, be under the age of 40, and have over five years of research experience and sound academic accomplishments. 5. Post-doctoral applicants should hold a PhD degree and be under the age of 35.
There are two application routes for the Fellowships. Applications may be submitted by a CAS host institute or by a designated international partner institution of the CAS. 1. Applications from host institutions: a host institute may submit applications, taking into account its needs and capacity and the level of its cooperation and communication with a given candidate. 2. Applications from foreign partner institutions: CAS will invite key international partner institutions to nominate potential visitors. Applications from CAS institutes and international partner institutions are to be submitted to the Bureau of International Cooperation, CAS.
CAS will provide each recipient with a grant to cover the recipient’s salary, daily living allowance, and health insurance, between 18,300 and 30,500 Euros (pre-tax) per year, the exact amount being determined according to the length of the visit and the academic level of the visitor. Recipients at the research scientist level, under the age of 40, will receive up to 30,500 Euros per year. Post-doctoral recipients, under the age of 35, will receive up to 18,300 Euros per year.