Free Trip to Taiwan for Students: Short-Term Study Program at NTUT

Are you a university student with a passion for Mandarin and semiconductor studies? The 2024 New Southbound Short-term Study Program, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Taiwan, presents an incredible opportunity for students from select countries to immerse themselves in Taiwan’s vibrant educational landscape. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting program running from September 2024 to January 2025.

About the Program

The New Southbound Policy Mandarin and Semiconductor Short-term Study Program is designed to foster educational exchange and collaboration between Taiwan and countries in the New Southbound Policy region. This program offers a unique blend of Mandarin language training and advanced semiconductor courses, providing students with a holistic and enriching academic experience.

Generous Funding and Support

Participants will receive comprehensive financial support, making this program accessible and affordable. The funding package includes:

  1. Round-trip Air Ticket: Up to NTD 15,000
  2. Living Expenses: NTD 10,000 per month
  3. Housing: NTD 18,000 per month
  4. Student Insurance: NTD 3,300 for the entire five-month period
  5. Full Subsidy for Courses, Visits, Trips, and Activities: Enrich your learning experience with fully covered educational and cultural activities.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Enrollment Status: Be a sophomore, junior, or senior at a university in one of the New Southbound Policy countries.
  2. Nationality: Not hold a PRC (including Hong Kong and Macau) passport or a Taiwan (ROC) passport.
  3. Financial Aid Status: Not be a recipient of any financial aid from the government, agencies, or educational institutions of Taiwan.

Eligible countries include:

  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Vietnam
  • Brunei
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Cambodia
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Nepal
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Pakistan
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Application Process

Ready to embark on this transformative journey? Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Complete the Application Form here
  2. Submit Required Documents:
    • A copy of your passport profile page
    • Enrollment letter from your university
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Email these documents to: [email protected] with the mail title formatted as “Your name_2024 New Southbound Scholarship Application”.

  3. Deadline: Ensure your application is submitted by July 10th, 2024.

Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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