MOFA Taiwan Scholarship 2024 – Few Days Remaining!

The MOFA Taiwan scholarship 2024, offered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Taiwan, provides financial support to international scholars for conducting advanced research related to Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific region.

Eligible recipients include professors, researchers, and doctoral candidates from overseas universities and academic institutions. Applications are currently open and very few days now remaining for you to apply, with next research batch commencing in January 2025.

This article outlines the fellowship’s benefits, eligibility criteria, application process, and contact details for prospective applicants.

Funding Benefits of MOFA Taiwanese Scholarship

The MOFA Taiwan Fellowship provides substantial financial support to its recipients, ensuring they can focus entirely on their research. The financial assistance includes:

    • Monthly Grants: Professors, associate professors, research fellows, or associate research fellows receive a monthly stipend of NT$60,000. Whereas, assistant professors, assistant research fellows, or doctoral candidates receive a monthly stipend of NT$50,000.
    • Travel Subsidy: Recipients are awarded one round-trip, economy-class ticket for the most direct route to Taiwan. The subsidy amount is determined by MOFA according to relevant regulations.
    • Fellowship Duration: The fellowship term ranges from 3 to 12 months, allowing scholars to engage in both short-term and long-term research projects.
    • Insurance Coverage: Recipients are provided with accident insurance and medical insurance for accidental injuries, with coverage up to NT$1 million.

Eligibility Criteria

The MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is open to a broad spectrum of scholars, including:

  • Foreign professors, associate professors, and assistant professors.
  • Post-doctoral researchers and doctoral candidates.
  • Doctoral program students at related departments of overseas universities.
  • Research fellows at an equivalent level in academic institutions abroad.

This wide-ranging eligibility ensures that both emerging and established scholars can benefit from this program.

Application Process

The application process is managed by the Center for Chinese Studies at the National Central Library and you can submit your application as per this call letter or read our earlier detailed post here:

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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