Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) offers Higher Education Scholarship Program to study at renowned partner universities in Taiwan. The scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and PhD levels. The scholarship recipients gets a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance. The International students can apply for this scholarship. Students must have a English proficiency. The duration for undergraduate is of four years, graduate is of 2 years and PhD is of four years. Complete online application should be sent by March 15, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to learn any courses offered by the university.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and PhD.
Scholarship Provider: Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF)
Scholarship can be taken at: Taiwan
Eligibility: An applicant must:
-Be a citizen of 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.
-Be 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 TaiwanScholarship) 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 must have returned to their home country for more than one year before re-applying (note: to apply for a 2013 scholarship, an applicant must have graduated and returned to his or her home country before July 31, 2012).
-Have never had any scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan)government agency or related institution, nor been expelled from any Taiwanese university.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of eligible countries of the region of Asia Pacific,West Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) is currently opening the 2013 international scholarship program, Higher. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s): It is applicable for Undergraduate Program (maximum four years), for Master’s Program (maximum two years) and for PhD Program (maximum four years).
What does it cover? The scholarship covers Airfare,accommodation,Tuition fees, Insurance, Textbook costs and other allowances. Undergraduate Program (maximum four years): Each student receives NT$12,000 per month (NT$144,000 per year) as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. Master’s Program (maximum two years): Each student receives NT$15,000 per month (NT$180,000 per year) as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. PhD Program (maximum four years; four-year PhD programs start from 2012): Each students receives NT$17,000 per month (NT$204,000 per year) as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applicants should submit the required documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country. Applicants must ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation; failure to do so will result in the application not being processed. Please also note that late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Please submit all the required documents to OIA UGM no later than March 15, 2013.