Deadline: 14 March 2014
Open to: citizens of a country on the List of Countries
Scholarship: return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance
International education and training has long been one of the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund’s (ICDF) core operations, among many others. Human resources development programs play a vital role in assisting partner countries achieve sustainable development, and education is a crucial mechanism for training workforces in developing countries. The Taiwan ICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
- Be a citizen of a country on the List of Countries. The candidate should be eligible for Taiwan ICDF 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 Taiwan ICDF scholarship;
- Be able to satisfy all requirements for a Resident Visa (Code: FS);
- Upon accepting a Taiwan ICDF 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 a further TaiwanICDF scholarship in unbroken succession — applicants who have already held a TaiwanICDF scholarship, MOFA’s Taiwan Scholarship or an MOE scholarship must have returned to their home country for more than one year before re-applying (note: to apply for a 2014 scholarship, an applicant must have graduated and returned to his or her home country before July 31, 2013);
- Have never had any scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan) government agency or related institution, nor been expelled from any Taiwanese university.
The Taiwan ICDF provides each scholarship recipient with a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance.
Applicants should submit the documents listed below to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country.
- A completed application form (completed online, printed out and signed). The online application system will be closed on 14 March 2014.
- A photocopy of applicant’s passport or other document showing proof of nationality.
- A photocopy of applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts.
- A photocopy of applicant’s English proficiency certificate.
- A TaiwanICDF Medical Report dated within the the past three months.
- Two letters of reference.
- Any other documents specifically requested by an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative.
In addition to the above documents requested as part of their scholarship application, applicants should also submit all documents required by the Taiwan ICDF partner university that they are applying to before the admissions deadline of that university.
More details on application process find HERE.
Visit the official website HERE.