2016 Taiwan International Student Design Competition
The worldwide second largest international student design competition, is calling for submission on June, 1st!
Taiwan International Student Design Competition (TISDC) is organized and conducted by Youth Development Administration of Ministry of Education. TISDC has been held since 2008 and has entered its 9th year. TISDC is highly recognized as the objective principle of jury system via inviting international design scholars and well-known designers. According to the 2015 statistics from TISDC’s report, the participation of 2015 TISDC consisted of more than 50 worldwide nations and received 30,000 pieces of artwork. Furthermore, the total reward of TISDC is up to NT$4,600,000 (approximately US$150,000) in 2016 which the Grand Prix is NT$400,000 (approximately US$13,000) and free of registration fee. In response to the growing number of the entries, TISDC further cooperates with up to 15 acclaimed international design associations to authorize awards and provide a total of more than 50 awards which is sponsored by the honorable Sayling Wen Cultural and Educational Foundation. International and Domestic students enrolling in high schools or above are welcome to participate in TISDC.
Four categories of TISDC comprise Product Design, Visual Design, Digital Animation, and Brand Specified. In addition to sparking the students’ creative energies, artwork model is not required in Product Design category and Brand Specified category which TISDC accepts conceptual representation. Likewise, the Brand Specified category of this year is sponsored by iSee Taiwan Foundation. The foundation authorizes the design requirement and seeks artwork with potential production, with the aim of this requirement can guide the students to focus on the implementation of students’ creativity. As a result, the academic fields can closely bridge the gap with the design industries.
Successful applicants hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, medicine or related fields. Applications from students who are nearing graduation are also welcome.
We accept applications of candidates who have not started their PhD project yet and who have a Master´s degree or a forecast with grade B+ or better.
Women are particularly encouraged to submit applications as 3 PIER PhD positions shall be filled with female PhD students in physical sciences
The positions will be awarded in a multi-stage selection process:
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