2012 Taiwan Scholarship Program
The Taiwan Scholarship Program 2012 was established by the Republic of China (
a. Promote knowledge, understanding and friendship between people in
b. Provide opportunities to increase academic and educational links with international institutions of higher learning.
c. Develop outstanding professionals and experts to meet the needs of the global society.
Undergraduate program: maximum 4 years.
Master’s program: maximum 2 years.
Doctoral program: maximum 4 years.
3. Amount of Scholarships
Tuition and payment of academic fees, including credit fee . Upon validation of tuition and above fees, the MOE awards each recipient per semester up to NTD40,000. If the total amount of these fees should exceed NTD40,000, the remainder of all costs shall be covered by either the recipient, or the recipient’s college, whereas over NTD40,000 are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Tuition and academic fees do not include any of the following: administration fees, thesis advising fees, insurance premiums, accommodation, Internet access, all of which are payable by the recipients.
Undergraduate Scholarship: a monthly stipend of NT $15,000(CAD1=NT$30, subject to change)
Master’s or Doctoral Scholarship: a monthly stipend of NT $20,000
4. Scholarship Period: Beginning on September 1, 2012
5. Application Period: February 1 ~ March 31, 2012
6. Quota: Three scholarships
a. Applicants must be a Canadian citizen with a high-school diploma or post-secondary degree(s), with an excellent academic record, and be of good moral character.
b. Applicants are ineligible if they meet the following criteria:
(1) Are R.O.C. nationals or overseas Chinese students
(2) Are already registered or have obtained student status at any university/college in
(3) Have already studied in
(4) Are exchange or dual/joint degree students admitted in accordance with academic cooperation agreements between local universities/colleges and international universities/colleges.
(5) Have been a recipient of the Taiwan Scholarship for over a total of five years.
(6) Have had, in the past, their Taiwan Scholarship or Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from the MOE revoked.
(7) Are recipients of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the
c. Applicants should apply directly for admission within the deadlines specified by each university/college listed in the “Association of Taiwan Scholarship Program Schools” (see Appendix). Applications for admission outside of the universities/colleges participating in the Taiwan Scholarship Program are automatically disqualified and will not be returned.
8. Required Documents
a. One copy of the completed application form.
b. One photocopy of applicant’s passport or other nationality certificates.
c. One photocopy of the highest-level diploma and a complete grade transcript. (N.B. These documents must be authenticated by a
d. Supporting admission application materials (e.g. photocopies of application forms for a degree program at universities/colleges in
e. Two letters of reference, signed and sealed in envelopes (i.e. principals, professors, or supervisors). Photo copies and email submissions of letters of recommendation will not be considered.
f. A copy of a language proficiency certificate:
(1) A copy of results or certificate for the “Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TOCFL) Basic or above.
(2) For applications to all-English programs, a copy of TOEFL test scores or other recognized English language proficiency exams or degrees awarded in English must be submitted. English-speaking nationals are exempt from this rule.
Required documents should be sent to the following office before the Deadline March 31:
Tel: (604) 689 4111 ext 239; Fax: (604) 689 8086; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more details for Taiwan Scholarship, please visit http://english.moe.gov.tw