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Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Programme 2018

Last date to apply

16 March 2018

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About Taiwan ICDF Scholarship

Taiwan ICDF scholarship programme 2018 is for the Indian students who want to pursue Undergraduate, Graduate, and PhD degree program in Taiwan. The application process has been started from 1 January 2018. Candidates can apply online by 16 March 2018.

The Taiwan ICDF has established the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) with its partner universities and will provide each recipient with a full scholarship including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fee, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance.

  •  Type of Scholarship- Fully Paid
  • Course Level- Undergraduate and Graduate degree
  • Country of Study- Taiwan

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Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age For pursuing undergraduate, graduate and PhD studies in Taiwan
  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates should neither be a national of the Republic of China (Taiwan) nor an overseas compatriot student.
  • Candidates must satisfy the admission requirements of the partner university to which he or she has applied to study under a Taiwan ICDF scholarship.
  • Candidate should not hold any other ROC (Taiwan) government-sponsored scholarship (such as the Taiwan Scholarship) in 2018 in which the Taiwan ICDF scholarship would be due to commence.
  • Candidate reapplying for Taiwan ICDF scholarship 2018 should return to India one year before applying that is July 31, 2017.
  • Candidates must be able to satisfy all requirements for a Resident Visa set by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) set by the Ministry of the Interior, of the ROC (Taiwan) government.
  • Candidate should never have any scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan) government agency or related institution, nor been expelled from any Taiwanese university.

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Reward

  • Airfare: The Taiwan ICDF arranges an 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 Taiwan ICDF 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 the Taiwan ICDF, subject to the approval of the director of the student’s institute.
  • Monthly Allowance:









Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Application form and Process

The application process of Taiwan ICDF scholarship programme 2018 has been started and the last date to apply is 16 March 2018.Each applicant can apply only for one program at a time. The applicant also needs to submit a separate program application form to his/her chosen universities.

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Applicants must complete an online application and then submit a signed, printed copy along with all other application documents to the following documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country:

Editing Taiwan ICDF Application Form & Submission

If the applicant discovers any mistakes or typos in their printed application form, they can apply again. However, they will need to take their final, corrected forms for submission. 

Documents to be submitted with the application form

The candidate needs to submit a photocopy of the following documents.

  • Passport or other document showing proof of nationality.
  • Highest-level diploma and academic transcripts.
  • English proficiency certificate. (It is to be noted that this means a TOEFL test score or that of another recognized English proficiency exam, or documents certifying that the applicant has graduated from a program where all courses were taught in English. Applicants who are unable to provide such proof of English proficiency due to special circumstances may be assessed for English proficiency by MHRD via interview or other forms of testing. Applicants whose official national language is English are exempt from submitting these documents.
  • A Taiwan ICDF Medical Report (including an HIV test) dated within the past three months.
  • Two letters of reference.
  • Any other documents specifically requested by a ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative.

In addition to the above documents requested as part of their scholarship application, applicants should also submit all documents required by the Taiwan ICDF partner university that they are applying to before the admissions deadline of that university.

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Partner Universities

National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST)

National Chengchi University (NCCU)

National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU)

National Yang-Ming University (NYMU)

National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU)

National Central University (NCU)

Kun Shan University (KSU)

National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU)

Yuan Ze University (YZU)

National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (NTUNHS)

National Taiwan University (NTU)

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)

Ming Chuan University (MCU)

Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU)

Taipei Medical University (TMU)

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA)

National Chung Hsing University (NCHU)

National Chung Cheng University (CCU)

I-Shou University (ISU)

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Selection Process

First Review: The ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative will conduct the first review of applicants based on the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the Taiwan ICDF, and then submit their list of recommended applicants to the Taiwan ICDF no later than 31 March 2018.

Second Round: A second review of the qualified applicants will be conducted by an academic committee organized by the individual partner university in joint cooperation with Taiwan ICDF representatives. Such reviews will be based on each university’s selection criteria, whilst also accounting for the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the Taiwan ICDF.

After the second review has been conducted in cooperation with all partner universities, the Taiwan ICDF will announce its list of scholarship recipients, in principle, no later than 30 June 2018. Successful applicants will receive an acceptance letter through the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative to whom they originally applied. 

It is to be noted that gaining admission from the university does not necessarily mean that the applicant has also been given a Taiwan ICDF scholarship. Only the applicant who receives the acceptance letter issued by the Taiwan ICDF is the scholarship recipient.

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Contact Details

12-15F, No. 9, Lane 62,
Tien Mou West Rd. Taipei 11157, 
Tel: 886-2-2873-2323


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