The International Higher Education Scholarship Program of the Taiwan ICDF strives to help partner developing nations achieve long-term development through education. In collaboration with famous partner universities in Taiwan, the TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has built undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs.
Available courses and levels of study include the following: Undergraduate, Graduate, and Ph.D. programs related to Science and Technology, Engineering, Public Health and Medicine, Sustainable Agriculture Development, Humanities and Social Sciences, Private Sector Development.
SEE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: List of Study Programs for 2022
Application deadline: March 15, 2022
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Benefits of the Taiwan International Higher Education Scholarship Program
The TaiwanICDF provides each scholarship recipient with the following detailed benefits:
1. Airfare: The TaiwanICDF arranges economy class, return tickets for the most-direct flights to and from Taiwan.
2. Housing: All students must reside in student dormitories.
3. Tuition fees: The TaiwanICDF covers tuition fees as required by a student’s university.
4. Credit fees: Credit fees, which vary with the number of credits registered, are also covered as required by a student’s university.
5. Insurance: In addition to the mandatory student safety insurance set by the Ministry of Education, each student must be insured for accident and medical coverage while in Taiwan. The TaiwanICDF covers insurance fees for the entire duration of a student’s program.
6. Textbook costs: The costs of textbooks purchased as required by instructors are covered by the TaiwanICDF, subject to the approval of the director of the student’s institute.
(1) Undergraduate Program: Each student receives NT$12,000 per month as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. This is deposited into a student’s local bank account on a monthly basis.
(2) Master’s Program: Each student receives NT$15,000 per month as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. This is deposited into a student’s local bank account on a monthly basis.
(3) Ph.D. Program: Each student receives NT$17,000 per month as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. This is deposited into a student’s local bank account on a monthly basis. A student’s host institute may offer to continue paying this monthly allowance for courses exceeding four years; the duration and amount will be determined by the host institute.
TaiwanICDF scholarship applicants must meet both the general eligibility standards and be citizens of a country included on the TaiwanICDF Scholarship Eligibility List (see above). The ROC (Taiwan) National Immigration Agency has established regulations governing Visiting, Resident, and Permanent Residency of Aliens.
Applicants must meet the admission standards of the university to which they have applied for a TaiwanICDF scholarship to study. Only nationals of ROC affiliated nations are eligible to apply to all undergraduate programs (Taiwan).
How to Apply
Applicants must send a signed, printed copy of their application along with all other required documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office stationed in your country after completing the online application method.
In theory, the application period goes from January to March (for 2022 Scholarship programs, the application period runs from January to March 2022).
For further information and access to the online application form, please visit the official website.
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