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STEM Taiwan Global Student Program—Taiwan

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Opportunity overview

 

The STEM Taiwan Global Student Program is a unique international learning opportunity for ​high-performing Year 10 students who are currently studying Chinese and who have a strong interest in continuing their language and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subject(s) in senior years. The successful applicants will travel to New Taipei City, Taiwan during the summer school holidays (usually in December) to experience Taiwanese school life, enhance their Chinese language proficiency, visit places of cultural and historical significance and to engage in industry visits where they will see real life examples of STEM applications.

​This program targets students who would otherwise not have the opportunity to experience another culture in an international environment.

Program details

  • 12-day student program.
  • Open to up to 10 high-performing Queensland state school students in Year 10 studying Chinese and STEM subjects.​
  • 2 teacher chaperones will accompany the group for the duration of the program.
  • Program itinerary and details will be provided in an online information session which the successful students and their families are required to attend.
  • Teacher chaperones will be required to assist with the program planning, selection of students and pre/post-departure tasks.
  • ​Students to be nominated by the current Chinese language and STEM teachers with a maximum of 2 student nominations per school.
  • Students must have parent/guardian consent to submit an application.

Program inclusions

  • Return airfares
  • Land travel
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Visa (if required)

Key dates

Application period: June to July

Travel period: December (during summer school holidays)​

Application

For students

Applications are now open. Please download the student application form, complete part A and B (including teacher and school principal’s endorsements) and submit to global.opportunities@qed.qld.gov.au by Sunday 16 July 2023.​

For teachers

Applications are now open. Please download the chaperone application form​, complete part A and B (including teacher and school principal’s endorsements) and submit to global.opportunities@qed.qld.gov.au by Sunday​ 16 July 2023.

Contact

Global Engagement Unit
DE International
Phone: (07) 3513 5756
Email: global.opportunities@qed.qld.gov.au

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Last updated 20 June 2023