2022 ASML Taiwan Elite Scholarship


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Hsinchu, Taiwan



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Job ID: J-00254566-480


Each year, 8 of the best first-year master’s degree students in science, engineering and business are selected to receive the ASML Elite Scholarship in Taiwan. Recipients get financial support and learning opportunities to grow their professional knowledge and personal skills. The scholarship encourages students in Taiwan to be innovative, tackle challenges and keep learning. What’s in it for you? The ASML Elite Scholarship will provide each awarded student with: 

  • Financial support of NT$150,000 per year for each of the two years of the full-time master’s degree study.  
  • A personal ASML mentor: an ASML expert who shares his/her technical knowledge and personal experiences with you, who introduces you to ASML activities and specialists and who guides you in your personal development.  
  • Online English courses. 
  • A summer internship at ASML (mandatory, 8 weeks from July till August).  

Role and responsibilities 

We ask all scholarship students to be an ASML campus ambassador within their scholarship period. To share your enthusiasm about technology and science by participating our campus events, creating social posts via different social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, or supporting our CSR projects in science education. Summer Internship at ASML is also mandatory. 

Do you fit?

You are a student who studies in Taiwan and has (nearly) completed your Bachelor's degree and intends to pursue a master’s degree in a science and technology or business management field at a university anywhere in the world. We’re looking for students whose undergraduate performance meets at least one of the following criteria: 

  • GPA 3.7/4.0 
  • GPA 4.0/4.3 
  • 85 average grade score 
  • Ranking within 15% in the department  

In addition, you currently study: 

Science and engineering 

  • Aerospace engineering 
  • Computer science or software/information engineering 
  • Electrical engineering 
  • Industrial engineering 
  • Materials science 
  • (Applied) Mathematics 
  • Machinery 
  • Mechanical engineering 
  • Nanotechnology, nanoscience or nanomaterials 
  • Optoelectronics 
  • (Applied) Physics 

Business management 

  • Human resources 
  • Accounting 
  • Financial management 
  • Business management (or related to technology management)

Elite Scholarship application process

1. Apply :

Applications open to 2022/10/31.You’ll need to complete the online application and submit required materials (including a resume, transcript and study plan). After application, you will receive the video interview link if you fit the criteria. 

2. First selection round :

We make selections based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, and your video interview. We’ll let you know by email if you’re selected to proceed to the second round. 

3. Selection days :

In this second round, you will participate in the Master Class and have an English-language interview with the selection board at the Hsinchu office in November or December, 2022.  

4. Scholarship offer :

We’ll let you know by email or phone if you’ve been selected to receive the ASML Elite Scholarship before February, 2023.

Do you have questions? For questions about the scholarships, please refer to our FAQ below. For further information, please contact [email protected]

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

1. May I apply for the Elite Scholarship in advance, such as during my bachelor’s degree? 

Yes, the scholarship program is open to new master’s degree students, including students who started their program earlier the same year. 

2. May I apply for the Elite Scholarship program if I am not a Taiwanese student?

Yes, the scholarship program is open to all the students who study in Taiwan’s universities. You have to provide enrolled certification as well.

3. May I apply for the Elite Scholarship program if I am pursuing my master’s degree overseas? 

No. Unfortunately, to encourage talents in Taiwan, ASML Taiwan Scholarship currently only offers to students study in Taiwan.

4. Video interview

After completing application, the first selection stage is an online, pre-recorded interview. If you are selected, you will be invited to record your answers to a few pre-determined questions via the tool HireVue.

5. Is the summer internship mandatory? 

Yes, you must complete the summer internship. You will also be assigned as a ASML campus ambassador to support campus recruitment activities.  Summer Internship will need your fully commit to 8 weeks from July till August; one year internship is also welcome.

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