- The Taiwan ICDF (International Cooperation and Development Fund) places emphasis on international education and training.
- In addition, this organization recognizes the importance of education as a critical mechanism for training workforces in developing countries.
- The Taiwan ICDF provides scholarships for higher education – undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs.
- This organization has developed these programs in partnerships with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
- 21 partner universities in Taiwan
Field(s) of Study
- Tropical Agriculture
- Business Administration
- Mechanical Engineering
- International Business and Trade
- Journalism and Mass Communication
What does the scholarship cover?
- Airfare – an economy class return ticket for the most direct flights to and from Taiwan
- Housing in student dorms
- Tuition fees – covered by Taiwan ICDF
- Credit fees
- Textbook costs
- Allowance – NT$12,000 per month for food and miscellaneous living expenses
How many scholarships are given?
- Not stated
Which countries are targeted?
- Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands
- Myanmar, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tuvalu, Vietnam, Jordan, Mongolia, Russia
- Turkey, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Belize
- Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Argentina, Bolivia
- Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay
- Bosnia & Herzegovina, Latvia, Kosovo, Poland
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To qualify for this scholarship, you must:
- Be a citizen of a country on the list of Taiwan ICDF Scholarship eligible countries, and satisfy any specific criteria established by your country and/or government of citizenship
- Not be a national of the ROC (Taiwan), or an overseas compatriot student
- Satisfy the admission requirements for the partner university to which you have applied to study under a Taiwan ICDF Scholarship
- Be able to satisfy all the requirements for a resident visa
- Not hold any other ROC (Taiwan) government sponsored scholarship in the same year of accepting the Taiwan ICDF scholarship
- Not be applying for another Taiwan ICDF scholarship in unbroken succession
- Never have had a scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan) government agency or related institution, and not been expelled from a Taiwanese university
How to Apply – Next Steps
- Submit your application to the ROC (Taiwan) embassy/consulate general or representative office in your home country.
- This office will then conduct a first review of all applicants based on eligibly requirements and selection criteria.
- A photocopy of the applicant’s passport, or any document showing proof of nationality
- A photocopy of the applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts
- A photocopy of an English proficiency certificate
- Two letters of reference
- Any other documents requested by the office
- Late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed
- All documents must be accurate and complete
- Undergraduate programs will only accept applications from citizens of allied countries of the ROC (Taiwan)
- March 15, 2019
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