Apply For TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program for study in Taiwan, 2016

Apply For TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program for study in Taiwan, 2016

Application Deadline:March 18, 2016.

The TaiwanICDF is scheduled for accepting applications of its International Higher Education Scholarship Program starting from January 1 to March 18, 2016, which is expecting to provide scholarships for 195 students.

The program offers 30 academic programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in cooperation with 20 Taiwanese universities, covering a wide range of professional subjects, such as science and engineering, agriculture, public health and medicine, business administration, and humanities and social sciences.

Whom: Open to students from a range of partner countries, applicants must initially apply for the program via their local Taiwanese embassies, or be recommended through the TaiwanICDF’s technical missions, overseas offices or projects.

Since it initiated in 1998, the International Higher Education Scholarship Program has benefitted 1,536 foreign students, and 525 students from 38 countries are currently studying in Taiwan, as of the end of 2015.

The TaiwanICDF is committed to providing assistance to allies or friendly states through the program to cultivate advanced talents in the fields of policymaking, technology, and management. And by studying together with foreign students, Taiwanese students can expand their international perspective. The program can therefore fulfill the dual goals of assisting in the socio-economic development of partner countries and facilitating the internationalization of the universities in Taiwan.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants applying for a TaiwanICDF scholarship must meet both the general eligibility criteria and be a national of a country on the List of Countries Eligible for TaiwanICDF Scholarship.
  • Eligible African Countries: Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa, Swaziland.
  • Applicants must also meet the Regulations Governing Visiting, Resident, and Permanent Residency of Aliens set by ROC (Taiwan) National Immigration Agency.

Note: All Undergraduate Programs only accept applications submitted by citizens of allied countries of ROC(Taiwan).

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Airfare: The TaiwanICDF arranges economy class, return tickets for the most-direct flights to and from Taiwan.
  • 2. Housing: All students must reside in student dormitories.
  • 3. Tuition fees: The TaiwanICDF covers tuition fees as required by a student’s university.
  • 4. Credit fees: Credit fees, which vary with the number of credits registered, are also covered as required by a student’s university.
  • 5. Insurance: In addition to the mandatory student safety insurance set by the Ministry of Education, each student must be insured for accident and medical coverage while in Taiwan. The TaiwanICDF covers insurance fees for the entire duration of a student’s program.
  • 6. Textbook costs: The costs of textbooks purchased as required by instructors are covered by the TaiwanICDF, subject to the approval of the director of the student’s institute.
  • 7. Allowance:
  • (1) 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.
  • (2) 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.
  • (3) Ph.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 four years; the duration and amount will be determined by the host institute.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit the documents listed below 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: 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.
    Please 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 an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative via interview or other forms of testing. Applicants whose official national language is English are exempt from needing to supply these documents.
  4. A TaiwanICDF Medical Report (including an HIV test)dated within the past three months.
  5. Two letters of reference.
  6. Any other documents specifically requested by an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative.

Apply Now for the 2016 TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program for study in Taiwan.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016 TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program for study in Taiwan.

8 Comments

  1. temam sulti

    January 13, 2016 at 5:41 PM

    please. help me my name is temam sulti i am from ethiopia i have dipiloma by clinical nursing. i need to contnue please acept me contact 0912310647 emaail temam.sulti@gmail.com

  2. Gadi Tuyisenge

    January 14, 2016 at 6:50 AM

    Hello, my name is Tuyisenge Gad I’m Rwandan I will finished my study in Advanced level next year i request you to help me to get a scholarship for studying Universty in Bachelor’s degree so please Help me to get a scholarship because I need it thanks very much i am waiting your good answer for my request but if is possible i can start for next year 2017 if you accept me call me my adress is gadytuyisenge@gmail.com or +250783313472.

  3. Dawit Tesfaye

    January 15, 2016 at 5:52 AM

    really I’m happy for this opportunity. my name is dawit from Ethiopia and I’m naw studying mechanical engineering at ambo university. i went to get this opportunity please help me. contact me by my email dtesfaye02@gmail.com Or on phone +251916554797

  4. Wondwosen Kebede

    January 15, 2016 at 6:17 PM

    sir/madam I am Wondwosen Kebede From Ethiopia.firstly i wanna to thank Your government ,whom endow us such golden opportunity.i have been graduated by Water Resources and Irrigation engineering recently on june 2015.i would like to proceed in Msc. Level by Irrigation engineering or related field. i have great respect and passion to Your Beloved community as we have a long aged relation with our country Ethiopia. Could You Contact Me kindly? email kebede2245@gmail.com phone +251921037345 i hope you will accept me and i also be one of your great university community. thanks With best regards

  5. Martin c. Kaphukusi

    January 19, 2016 at 5:25 AM

    I’m martin from malawi, i’m 23 years old and i have a diploma level 2 in ICT and i would like to apply for the undergraduate program in computer science. Contact me on +265884857915 or martinkaphukusi@gmail.com

  6. zakariye abdinasir

    January 28, 2016 at 9:01 AM

    hello may name zakarie abdinasir i am somali i need to scholarship becouse i complete high school there fore may parent have not money which to joined university please and please help me may phone number +252907359377 or email sakariye2509@gmail.com

  7. Ludia Alhaj

    February 20, 2016 at 12:19 PM

    Dear Sir/Madam. First i would like to thank you for this chance you offer for international student to study abroad for there future. Am Ludia Alhaj from south sudan i have finish higher level or (secondary school certificate )in 2013 to 2014. Since this time i wish to join university but the situation in my country And even i loss my parent so didn’t get a way to join university ,but with God nothing is possible. Now i wish to join Taiwan university for Bachelor degree for my brought future. You may contact me on. My Email address is :ludia.alhaj@gmail.com. My contact is :+211956699903. Thank You Best regard.

  8. seble yimam

    March 8, 2016 at 8:42 AM

    Hello Sir/Madam, my name is Seble Yimam I’m from Ethiopia. I’m civil engineering student,pls I need this scholarship to finish my education & to achieve my dream. contact me +251948939464 or +251929374712 e_mail_sebleyemariamlij.syy@gmail.com THANKS.

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