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International Higher Education program for International Students in Taiwan, 2019

Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) offers Higher Education program to study at renowned partner universities in Taiwan. The grant is available for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. levels.

The scholarship recipients get a fully-funded position, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs, and a monthly allowance. International students can apply for this application . Students must have English proficiency. The duration for undergraduate is of four years, the graduate is of 2 years and Ph.D. is for four years.

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Study Subject(s): The grant is provided to learn any courses offered by the university.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D.
Scholarship Provider: Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF)
The award can be taken at Taiwan

Eligibility:

An applicant 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.
  • 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 Taiwan Scholarship) in the same academic year in which the TaiwanICDF scholarship would be due to commence.
  • Not be applying for another TaiwanICDF award inü unbroken succession —to apply for a 2019 scholarship, applicants who have already held a TaiwanICDF scholarship, MOFA’s Taiwan Scholarship or a MOE scholarship must have graduated before July 31, 2018.
  • 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 application .

Description: The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. Program (maximum four years).

What does it cover? Entitlements: The TaiwanICDF provides each scholarship recipient with a fully-funded position, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs, and a monthly allowance.

Allowance:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit the documents listed below to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office 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.
also, note 1. Late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed. 2. All Undergraduate Programs only accept applications submitted by citizens of allied countries of ROC(Taiwan).

  1. A photocopy of applicant’s passport or other document showing proof of nationality.
  2. A photocopy of applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts.
  3. A photocopy of applicant’s English proficiency certificate.
    Note: This means a TOEFL test score or that of another recognized English proficiency exam, or documents certifying that the applicant has graduated from a program where all courses were taught in English. Applicants who are unable to provide such proof of English proficiency due to special circumstances may be assessed for English proficiency by ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office via interview or other forms of testing. Applicants whose official national language is English are exempt from needing to supply these documents.
  4. Two letters of reference.
  5. Any other documents specifically requested by a ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office.

How to Apply: to participate in this application , applicants must submit an online application form through the given link:
http://web.icdf.org.tw/ICDF_TSP/WelcomeStart.aspx

submit a signed, printed copy along with all other application documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office stationed in your country.

Note: That each applicant can only apply for one program at a time. The applicant also needs to submit a separate program application to his/her chosen universities.

application Deadline: Submit all the required documents to OIA UGM no later than March 15, 2019.

Further Scholarship Information and Application