The Taiwan Scholarship Program awards outstanding international students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Worth of Award
- The Taiwan Scholarship Program awards outstanding international students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan by awarding each recipient as follows:
- Tuition and payment of academic fees, including credit fees. Upon validation of tuition and above fees, each recipient receives one tuition grant per semester up to NT $40,000. If the total amount of the fees should exceed NT $40,000, the remainder of all costs shall be covered by the recipient, whereas any amount over NT $40,000 is the sole responsibility of the recipient. Tuition and academic fees do not include any of the following: administration fees, thesis advising fees, insurance premiums, accommodations, or Internet access, all of which are payable by the recipients.
- Subsistence allowance: The scholarship grants each recipient undertaking undergraduate studies a monthly stipend of NT $15,000; it offers each recipient undertaking postgraduate studies a monthly stipend of NT $20,000.
- 4 scholarships will be awarded.
Applicant must be a United States Citizen and a resident or a student of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont with a high-school diploma or post-secondary degree(s), an excellent academic record, and be of good moral character.
Applicants are ineligible if they meet the following criteria:
- Republic of China (Taiwan) Nationals or overseas Chinese students (previously/currently hold a Republic of China (Taiwan) passport).
- Currently registered or have obtained student status at any university/college in Taiwan. Graduating students pursuing further studies are exempt from this rule.
- Previously studied in Taiwan for the same level of degree as the one in which they currently intend to enroll.
- Are exchange or dual/joint degree students admitted in accordance with academic cooperation agreements between Taiwan universities/colleges and Americanuniversities/colleges.
- Previously a recipient of the Taiwan Scholarship for over a total of five years.
- Previously had their Taiwan Scholarship or Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from the MOE revoked.
- Current recipients of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by Taiwan government agencies or colleges and universities in Taiwan. This excludes subsidies offered by universities/colleges to cover tuition and other fees exceeding the scholarship limit.
- Applicant must be a United States Citizen and a resident or a student of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont.
How to Apply
- Applicant must send all completed documents to the Education Division, TECOBoston by post mail before deadline. (Must be postmarked by deadline)
- Failure to include any of the required documents renders the application incomplete, and the applicant will not be considered for the scholarship without further notice.
Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2017.