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PhD student Shyr-Shea Chang awarded Taiwan-wide fellowship

UCLA Math PhD student Shyr-Shea Chang is one of 150 Taiwanese nationals to be awarded a fellowship from the Taiwanese Department of Education. The Taiwanese Government Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA) is awarded yearly to Taiwanese students who study abroad for a PhD degree. The field of study ranges from STEM, social sciences, humanities, to business and medicine. Awardees are given $16,000 USD per year up to two years before graduation. There are around 600 applications each year, and applicants are ranked based on their research proposals, GPA, and rankings of the programs they study.

Shyr-Shea Chang's faculty advisor is Prof. Marcus Roper. Shyr-Shea's research interest includes mathematical modeling, specifically developing theory that explains physical and biological phenomena. To learn more, click here.