Taiwan Government Scholarships for International Students


The Taiwan Government through the Ministry of Education (MOE) offers Bachelors, Masters, and PhD  scholarships for international students who wants to study in Taiwan Colleges and Universities through the Taiwan Scholarship Program.

The program aims to encourage outstanding international students (excluding students from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau) to undertake degree studies in Taiwan so as to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan and promote communication, understanding and friendship between Taiwan and countries around the world.

Important Dates

The last date for application is 31st March 2018 


(i) Applicants must be a foreign national with a high-school diploma or post-secondary degree(s), with an excellent academic record, and be of good moral character.

(ii) 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 Taiwan. Graduating students pursuing further studies are exempt from this rule.

3. Have already studied in Taiwan for the same level of degree as the one in which they currently intend to enroll.

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 Taiwan government or education institutions in Taiwan. This excludes subsidies offered by universities/colleges to cover tuition and other fees exceeding the scholarship limit.

(iii) 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 1). Applications for admission outside of the universities/colleges participating in the Taiwan Scholarship Program are automatically disqualified and will not be returned.

How to Apply

Scholarship applicants should apply directly for admission to Taiwan universities and collegesof their choice within their specified application deadlines.  For the application process, guidelines and forms, types of scholarship and quotas, selection criteria and deadlines, applicants should directly contact the relevant Taiwan Embassy or Representative Office

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must send all completed documents to the nearest Taiwan Embassy or Representative Office in his/her home country. 

Last Date

The last date for application is 31st March 2018 

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

Official Scholarship Website:  http://edu.law.moe.gov.tw/EngLawContent.aspx?Type=E&id=122

Taipei Representative Office in Ireland

Address: 8 Lower Hatch Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

Tel: +353-1-6785413   FAX: +353-1-6761686


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