National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taiwan is offering Scholarships to Outstanding International Master’s Students in the 2019/20 academic session.

National Taiwan University has established this Scholarship to facilitate academic research and exchanges with the international community by attracting international master’s students of academic excellence.

NTU’s institutional predecessor was Taihoku Imperial University, founded in 1928 by the Japanese colonial administration. The first president was Shidehara Tan Tairaka Hiroshi. In 1945, the Republic of China won the war of resistance against Japan, and Taiwan was handed over to the Nationalist government of China. On November 15 of that year, Taihoku Imperial University was formally transferred to Chinese administration and renamed as National Taiwan University, with Dr Tsung-lo Lo appointed as the first President.

Worth of Award

Every awardee will be granted TWD 250,000 (inclusive of tuition) every year while enrolled in the University, for a maximum of two years.


  • New international master’s students applying for admission must comply with the Ministry of Education’s Regulations for International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan and shall have demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding research achievements.
  • Recipients of the Scholarship during a given academic year shall turn in their research achievement reports in writing, together with a recommendation letter from their advisors.
  • The ORD shall conduct evaluations to decide the renewal eligibility of Scholarship awardees.
  • In case of a non-renewal decision, suspension, withdrawal or a termination decision by the college, the Scholarship shall be terminated.
  • The Scholarship shall, in principle, be cancelled for awardees who apply for deferred admission.
  • Scholarship recipients shall not receive any other scholarships sponsored by the University or the ROC government.

How to Apply

  • Application for the Scholarship shall be submitted to the Office of International Affairs(OIA) together with the applicant’s admission application to the University.
  • Application Evaluation: Applications shall be evaluated by the Office of Research and Development (ORD). Criteria for evaluation shall include academic performance, research motivation, potentials, enthusiasm and competitiveness.

Deadline: Applications close March 5, 2019.


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