Taiwan ICDF International Scholarship
Taiwan ICDF has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
Taiwan ICDF International Scholarship Overview
- Airfare: The Taiwan ICDF arranges economy class, return tickets for the most-direct flights to and from Taiwan.
- Housing: All students must reside in student dormitories.
Tuition fees: The Taiwan ICDF covers tuition fees as required by a student’s university.
- Credit fees: Credit fees which vary with the number of credits registered, are also covered as required by a student’s university.
- Insurance: In addition to the mandatory student safety insurance set by the Ministry of Education, each student must be insured for accident and medical coverage while in Taiwan.
- The TaiwanICDF covers insurance fees for the entire duration of a student’s program.
- Textbook costs: The costs of textbooks purchased as required by instructors are covered by Taiwan ICDF, subject to the approval of the director of the student’s institute.
- Undergraduate Program (maximum four years): Each student receives NT$12,000 per month (NT$144,000 per year) as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. This is deposited into a student’s local bank account on a monthly basis.
- Master’s Program (maximum two years): Each student receives NT$15,000 per month (NT$180,000 per year) as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. This is deposited into a student’s local bank account on a monthly basis.
- Ph.D. Program (maximum four years; four-year Ph.D. programs start from 2012): Each students receives NT$17,000 per month (NT$204,000 per year) as an allowance for food and miscellaneous living expenses. This is deposited into a student’s local bank account on a monthly basis. A student’s host institute may offer to continue paying this monthly allowance for courses exceeding four years; the duration and amount will be determined by the host institute.
International Scholarships – Required Documents
- A completed application form (completed online, printed out and signed)
Please note: The online application system is closed on March 15. Please complete the application as early as possible.
- A photocopy of applicant’s passport or other document showing proof of nationality.
- A photocopy of applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts. (Please note: If not issued by a Taiwanese educational institution, these documents must be authenticated by an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office, or be sealed and delivered by the awarding institution. If these documents are in languages other than Chinese or English, a Chinese and/or English translation should be provided.)
- Copy of undergraduate/graduate degree certificate.
- A photocopy of applicant’s English proficiency certificate (TOEFL minimum score: 550, IELTS minimum score: 5.5).
- A Taiwan ICDF Medical Report (including an HIV test) dated within the the past three months.
- Two letters of reference.
- Any other documents specifically requested by an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative.
For more scholarship information and application materials, see; Taiwan ICDF International Scholarships