Call for applications: Franco-Taiwanese Prize 2017
The Académie des sciences - Institut de France and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan award a Franco-Taiwanese Scientific Grand Prize every year to a team of French and Taiwanese researchers for their contribution to scientific research of interest to both regions. The laureates are expected to foster scientific exchange between the two regions, for example, by organizing conferences and symposia. The amount of the Prize is 38,200 €.
. Applications are open to all French and Taiwanese researchers but priority will be given to researchers involved in international collaborations between the two regions.
Applications must be sent by June 30th , 2017 in two copies in PDF format, one submitted by the French applicant to the Académie des sciences, and the other submitted by the Taiwanese applicant to the Ministry of Science and Technology.
The application should include:
- Application form
- Two to four recommendation letters: Please arrange for two to four referees to send their letters of recommendation to both the Académie des sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology by June 30th , 2017. Of the two obligatory referees, one must be an academician of the Académie des sciences, whilst the other must be an academician of the Academia Sinica. The optional referees must be either an academician of the Académie des sciences or an academician of the Academia Sinica, or a former laureate of the Prize.
- Photos Please send one passport photo of each applicant to both the Académie des sciences, and the Ministry of Science and Technology via email.
Awarding of the Prize:
The Prize will be awarded during the « séance solennelle » on November 21st 2017 at Académie des sciences. The laureates will be invited to the ceremony and the cocktail co-organized in Paris by the Académie des sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology.Results will be announced on September 26th 2017.
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