Taiwan Fellowship


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Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


To implement the Taiwan Fellowship (hereinafter referred to as “the Fellowship”), and encourage experts and scholars overseas who are interested in topics related to the Republic of China (Taiwan), cross-strait relations, mainland China, the Asia Pacific, and Sinology to pursue advanced studies at Taiwan’s universities, colleges or research institutions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has issued the following guidelines.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

The Fellowship recipients (herein referred to as “the recipients”) are as follows:

A. foreign nationals who are professors, associate professors, assistant professors, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates, or doctoral program students at related departments of overseas universities, or are research fellows at an equivalent level in academic institutions abroad;

B. candidates recommended by ROC (Taiwan) overseas missions with a field of study on Taiwan’s foreign relations or cross-strait relations.

Those who are currently conducting research, teaching, or studying in Taiwan are ineligible.

Preferred Discipline

A scholar’s field of study should be in the social sciences and humanities, with a topic related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, the Asia Pacific, and Sinology.

Amount Info

The Fellowship includes the following:

A. Ticket subsidy:

1. The recipients will be entitled to one direct round-trip economy-class ticket subsidized between their country of residence and Taiwan.

2. Tickets will be subsidized according to the actual purchasing price, but with a maximum subsidy for each area as follows:

a) Northeast and Southeast Asia: NT$35,000;

b) Europe and West Asia: NT$60,000;

               c) North America: NT$55,000;

               d) Central and South America: NT$75,000;

          e) Africa: NT$90,000;

          f) Oceania: NT$65,000.

3. After the recipients arrive in Taiwan, they must submit the following documents and sign receipts to apply for the subsidy:

a) stub of their tickets or e-tickets;

b) receipts for their tickets or other paperwork proving payment was made.

B. Monthly stipends are as follows:

1. Professors, associate professors, research fellows, or associate research fellows: NT$60,000; and

2.  Assistant professors, assistant research fellows, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates, doctoral program students, and other candidates recommended by ROC (Taiwan) missions: NT$50,000.

3. The minimum duration of a fellowship is three months, and the maximum one year.

 C. Group accident insurance is provided during the term of research in Taiwan (NT$1 million for an accidental death, and NT$50,000 for accident injury medical benefits.)

How to apply for Taiwan Fellowship

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Applicants should first submit an on-line application form and then submit the following documents to the ROC Embassy or Representative Office in or nearest to their country of residence, as appropriate, for preliminary review:

A. Application form;

B. Resume (including a publication list);

C. Research proposal (Three pages in principle using a standard research format); and

D. Two letters of recommendation, or one letter of recommendation and one letter of consent from the chief administrator of their institute.

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