The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) Scholarship for 2024 is an excellent opportunity for students from eligible countries who are looking to pursue higher education in Taiwan. This scholarship is part of Taiwan’s commitment to support sustainable development and human resource growth in its partner countries. In this article, you will find out its eligibility criteria, benefits, and how to apply instructions with the application deadline.
Sponsorship and Benefits of the TaiwanICDF Scholarship:
The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) Scholarship provides extensive benefits for international students, including:
- Full Tuition and Credit Fees Coverage: This eliminates the financial burden of educational expenses.
- Monthly Living Allowance: To cover accommodation, food, and personal expenses.
- Medical and Accident Insurance: Ensuring access to healthcare during the study period.
- Airfare: Covers round-trip economy-class tickets to and from Taiwan.
- Book and Dissertation Fees: Assistance with costs related to study materials and thesis preparation.
- Accommodation Assistance: Guidance in finding suitable housing (varies by program)
- Educational Cooperation: The TaiwanICDF has partnered with 23 Taiwanese universities under the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) to offer these scholarships.
- Wide Range of Programs: In 2024, there are 29 different programs available for scholarship applicants, covering various fields of study.
- English-Medium Instruction: All programs are taught in English, making it accessible to a broader range of international students.
- Post-Graduation Contribution: Scholarship recipients are encouraged to contribute to the development of their home countries after graduation.
- Applicants must be citizens of a country on the List of Countries Eligible for the TaiwanICDF Scholarship.
- Applicants should not be nationals or overseas students of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
- Meeting the admission requirements of the chosen Taiwanese university is essential.
- Compliance with Taiwan’s visa and resident permit regulations is mandatory.
- Applicants must not hold any other ROC (Taiwan) government-sponsored scholarship in the same academic year.
- Previous recipients of TaiwanICDF or other Taiwanese scholarships must have graduated before a specific date to reapply.
- Submission of the highest-level diploma before a set deadline is required.
- Online Application: Start by filling online application on the TaiwanICD.
- Document Submission: Submit necessary documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy or Representative Office in your country.
- First Review and Recommendations: After the initial review, a list of recommended applicants is sent to the TaiwanICDF.
- Joint Recruitment Committee Review: The committee further evaluates the applications.
- University Application: In addition to the TaiwanICDF application, candidates must apply separately to their chosen universities and meet their specific requirements.
You can submit an online admission application for the TaiwanICDF Scholarship before March 15, 2024.