International Higher Education Scholarship Program
International education and training has long been one of the TaiwanICDF’s core operations, among many others. Human resources development programs play a vital role in assisting partner countries achieve sustainable development, and education is a crucial mechanism for training workforces in developing countries. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
Entitlements: The TaiwanICDF provides each scholarship recipient with a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance.
TaiwanICDF Scholarship Partner Universities
The TaiwanICDF has established the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) with its partner universities, setting up an operational platform under this TICA framework to manage and improve the scholarship program. More information about each of the programs offered through the TaiwanICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Program can be found on the relevant partner university’s website.
Applicants must complete an online application. Please go to our online application system to fill in your application (this will be available at the beginning of the year, and will be closed on March 18), and then submit a signed, printed copy along with all other application documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country.
Please 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.
Q1: Where is the direct link to apply for a TaiwanICDF International Higher Education Scholarship?
A1: Please visit http://www.icdf.org.tw/ct.asp?xItem=12505&CtNode=30316&mp=2 for detailed application procedures. You’ll also find links to the online application system and the complete Program List of the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) universities on this page.
Q2: Can I apply to more than one program at the TICA universities?
A2: No. You can only apply for one program at one of the TICA universities each year.
Q3: I realized that my printed form has some mistakes, what should I do?
A3: If you discover any mistakes or typos in your printed form, you can apply again (please remember to type carefully). However, you will need to take your final, corrected forms to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative for their first review.
Please be aware that your printed forms must be identical to the information you saved in the online system, since the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative may refer to both versions during their first review.
Q4: What if I cannot apply for TaiwanICDF scholarship program due to my nationality?
A4: We only offer TaiwanICDF scholarships to citizens of nations in our list of eligible countries. If your country does not appear on our list, you are not currently eligible to apply.
Q5: My country is on the list of eligible countries, but there is no ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office or Taiwan Technical Mission here. Where can I send my documents?
A5: If there is no ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in your country, please send your documents to the nearest ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office. Please seehttp://www.boca.gov.tw/mp?mp=2 to find the nearest such point of contact.
Q6: If I gain admission to the university I applied to, does that mean that I have also got the TaiwanICDF scholarship?
A6: If you are a successful recipient of a TaiwanICDF scholarship, we will mail you our acceptance letter to inform you. Therefore, gaining admission from the university you applied to does not necessarily mean that you have also been given a TaiwanICDF scholarship.