Type of Funding
The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) is offering Bachelors, Masters and PhD scholarships under its Higher Education Scholarship Program to students from eligible developing countries who want to undertake study in TaiwanICDF partner universities in Taiwan in AY 2018.
TaiwanICDF is cooperating with 21 Taiwanese partner universities in 31 programs of study in the fields of agriculture, agricultural economics, agribusiness, aquaculture, business administration, environment, human resource development, international affairs, information systems, medicine, nursing, environmental sustainable development, engineering, journalism and mass communication, health, educational leadership and management development, cultural and creative industries and international business and trade (see the Official Website for list of universities and study programs), as part of its human resources development program to assist partner countries achieve sustainable development.
The TaiwanICDF provides each scholar with a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing in the student dormitories, tuition and credit fees, accident and medical insurance coverage, textbook costs and a monthly allowance for food and living expenses. The monthly allowance for Bachelors scholarships is NT$12,000, for Masters scholarships is NT$15,000 and for PhD scholarships is NT$17,000.
Applicants applying for a TaiwanICDF scholarship must be nationals of developing countries on the List of Countries Eligible for TaiwanICDF Scholarship (see Official Website for eligible countries). Applicants must also meet the Regulations Governing Visiting, Resident, and Permanent Residency of Aliens set by ROC (Taiwan) National Immigration Agency. They must meet the admission requirements of the partner universities. They must not have had any scholarship revoked by any Taiwan government agency or related institution, nor been expelled from any Taiwanese university. They cannot be nationals of the Republic of China (Taiwan) nor overseas compatriot students. They cannot 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.
To be eligible for the TaiwanICDF Scholarship 2018, applicants who already have held a TaiwanICDF scholarship, MOFA’s Taiwan Scholarship or an MOE scholarship must have graduated before 31 July 2017.
Applicants for undergraduate scholarships must be nationals of allied countries of Republic of China (Taiwan).
Applicants have to apply online and submit the printed online application form together with other relevant documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their respective countries by 16 March 2018.