TAIWAN OFFERS MORE SCHOLARSHIPS TO FILIPINOS
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines announces it will provide scholarship programs to qualified Filipino students.
Due to huge demand and positive response from Filipino students in past years, Taiwan’s Ministry of Education has decided to offer more scholarship slots for Filipinos to pursue their studies in Taiwan.
These scholarships are intended for Filipinos who wish to pursue degree studies in Taiwan (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degrees) or for those who would like to learn Mandarin Chinese in the Republic of China.
“The MOE also presents the opportunity for Filipinos to learn Mandarin Chinese, not only with highly qualified teachers in more than 50 language institutions, but also the chance to experience the rich and vibrant Taiwanese culture, and broaden their international perspectives in their daily lives there,” said in a press statement.
In 2021, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines will accept the application for the following scholarship programs:
– Ministry of Education Scholarship: Grants a four-year scholarship for undergraduate studies, a two-year scholarship for Master’s, and a grant of up to four years for Doctoral Degree.
The MOE will shoulder up to 40,000 NTD each semester for the corresponding tuition and miscellaneous expenses. The remaining costs will be shouldered by the scholarship recipient. An additional 15,000 NTD will be given to recipients undertaking university undergraduate studies, 20, 000 NTD for those pursuing their Master’s and Doctoral as the monthly stipend. The application is from February 1 to April 30.
– Huayu (Mandarin) Enrichment Scholarship: Allows applicants to choose to pursue either intensive Mandarin courses (2 months or 3 months) or up to 12 months Mandarin courses, subject to our approval. The grant provides a monthly stipend of 25,000 NTD to cover all the expenses (tuition, miscellaneous, etc). The application is from February 1 to March 31.
– International Cooperation and Development Fund: Covers the full tuition fee, living expenses, economy class airfare tickets, and textbook costs. Scholars pursuing Master’s degree will receive a monthly stipend of 15, 000 NTD and those pursuing Doctoral degrees will receive 17, 000 NTD. The application is from January 1 to March 15.
Each applicant can only apply for one scholarship program among these offerings and must process first their university admission to their preferred university in Taiwan.
They also have to comply with and submit necessary scholarship requirements to Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines for review and recommendation based on the indicated deadlines of each program.