Taiwan Scholarship Program 2011 for International Students

Taiwan Scholarship Program for International Students; undergraduate program, master program, doctoral program, and LEP

Study Subject: Many
Employer: Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Level: Degree

Scholarship Details: The Taiwan Scholarship Program was established jointly by three government agencies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) — the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the National Science Council of the Executive Yuan (NSC) — to encourage outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan. While providing study opportunities for a wide range of disciplines, at Taiwan’s universities and colleges, this program also aims to:

1. Promote knowledge, understanding and friendship between people in Taiwan and in countries around the world.

2. Provide opportunities to increase academic and educational links with international institutions of higher learning.

3. Develop outstanding professionals and experts to meet the needs of the global society.

The award period for each degree/study program is as follows:

1. Undergraduate program: maximum 4 years.

2. Master’s program: maximum 2 years.

3. Doctoral program: maximum 3 years.

4. LEP: maximum 1 year.


An applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

1.Be a high school graduate or above, have an excellent academic performance in his/her most recent formal educational study experience, be of good moral character and does not have any criminal records.

2. Is not an R.O.C. (Taiwan) national.

3. Does not have the status of being an overseas compatriot student.

4. Has never enrolled at any educational institution in Taiwan for the same level of degree or LEP that he/she plans to matriculate at.

5. Is not an exchange student in accordance with any agreement of cooperation between an international university/college and an educational institute in Taiwan, at the time of receiving a Taiwan Scholarship.

6. Has never received the scholarship to undertake any degree program or language study within the total award period of 5 years.

7. Does not have any revocation record regarding the Taiwan Scholarship Program nor from the Ministry of Education’s Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program.

8. Is not a recipient of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the Taiwan government or from any other educational institutions in Taiwan.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 February to 31 March 2011

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