Are you looking for a scholarship to finance your master’s and Phd study abroad especially in Taiwan? With International Education and Training as one of its four core operations, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) provides scholarships for higher education and has developed 27 graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
Who can apply for the scholarship?
Interested applicants of the TaiwanICDF Scholarship must be:
- A citizen of a country on the List of Countries Eligible for TaiwanICDF Scholarship, and satisfy any specific criteria established by his or her country and/or government of citizenship.
- Neither be a national of the Republic of China (Taiwan) nor an overseas compatriot student.
- Satisfy the admission requirements of the partner university to which he or she has applied to study under a TaiwanICDF scholarship.
- Able to satisfy all requirements for a Resident Visa (Code: FS) set by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) set by the Ministry of the Interior, of the ROC (Taiwan) government (this means that the TaiwanICDF has the right to revoke a scholarship offered if an applicant cannot satisfy the visa requirements).
- Upon accepting a TaiwanICDF scholarship, not hold any other ROC (Taiwan) government-sponsored scholarship (such as the Taiwan Scholarship) in the same academic year in which the TaiwanICDF scholarship would be due to commence.
- Not be applying for another TaiwanICDF scholarship in unbroken succession —to apply for a 2022 scholarship, applicants who have already held a TaiwanICDF scholarship, MOFA’s Taiwan Scholarship or an MOE scholarship must have graduated before July 31, 2021.
- Have never had any scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan) government agency or related institution, nor been expelled from any Taiwanese university.
What are the benefits under the scholarship?
The Taiwan ICDF scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation expenses, textbook costs and a one-way economy class ticket. In addition, the scholar will receive a monthly stipend of NTD 15,000 (Pho 28,000) for master’s and NTD 17,000 (Php 31,960) for PhD students.
How to file your application?
Applicants must apply to ICDF’s partners programs only. In 2022, there are 27 available study programs. The list can be found here: https://www.roc-taiwan.org/ph_en/post/5724.html
Applicants must apply directly to the university/ college for admission within the application deadline. Each university/college sets its own application deadline.
For requirements and more details, you may click this link: https://depart.moe.edu.tw/PH/cp.aspx?n=50B71E4D556B67AF&s=A741CB68461D28D9
The application period is held from January 1 to March 15.
For inquiries about scholarships, contact us at [email protected]
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