2013-2014 Taiwan Scholarship for Indian Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Taiwan


Ministry of Education TaiwanThe Ministry of Education (MOE) is offering scholarship for Indian students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate study in Taiwan. For 2013/2014 academic years, it offers total five scholarships covering tuition fees up to four years for undergraduate programs, two years for master programs and up to four years for doctorate programs. The MOE also offer a stipend of NTD 15,000 (undergraduate) and stipend of NTD 20,000 (postgraduate). Applicants can apply till March 31, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university
Course Level: The MOE awards outstanding Indian students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan.
Scholarship Provider: Ministry of Education Taiwan
Scholarship can be taken at: Taiwan

Eligibility:
(i) Applicants must be an Indian national with a high-school diploma or post-secondary degree(s), with an excellent academic record, and be of good moral character.
(ii) Applicants are ineligible if they meet the following criteria:
1. Are R.O.C. nationals or overseas Chinese students
2. Are already registered or have obtained student status at any university/college in Taiwan. Graduating students pursuing further studies are exempt from this rule.
3. Have already studied in Taiwan for the same level of degree as the one in which they currently intend to enroll.
4. Are exchange or dual/joint degree students admitted in accordance with academic cooperation agreements between local universities/colleges and international universities/colleges.
5. Have been a recipient of the Taiwan Scholarship for over a total of five years.
6. Have had, in the past, their Taiwan Scholarship or Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from the MOE revoked.
7. Are recipients of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the Taiwan government or education institutions in Taiwan. This excludes subsidies offered by universities/colleges to cover tuition and other fees exceeding the scholarship limit.
(iii) Applicants should apply directly for admission within the deadlines specified by each university/college listed in the “Association of Taiwan Scholarship Program Schools”. Applications for admission outside of the universities/colleges participating in the Taiwan Scholarship Program are automatically disqualified and will not be returned.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of India can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Ministry of Education TaiwanIn an effort to encourage outstanding India students to undertake degree studies in Taiwan so as to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan and promote communication, understanding and friendship between Taiwan and India, the Ministry of Education (MOE) establishes the Taiwan scholarship program.

Number of award(s): Total number of scholarship is five (5) for 2013-2014 academic years.

Duration of award(s):
-The maximum period of each scholarship is four years for undergraduate programs, two years for master programs, and four years for doctorate programs. The maximum length of the total awards for each recipient undertaking a combination of studies is five years.
-Annual award periods begin on September 1st and continue until August 31st of the following year. Recipients must arrive in Taiwan and enroll at their admitting universities/colleges withinprescribed period unless delays have been approved by the relevant institutions and the MOE. If recipients fail to arrive in Taiwan for registration during this period, their award will be revoked with no deferrals.
-Subsistence allowances begin from the month of the recipients’ registration at the universities/colleges and end when the award period expires or upon the recipients’ graduation, withdrawal, suspension, expulsion, or revocation of the scholarship.

What does it cover?
-Tuition and payment of academic fees, including credit fee. Upon validation of tuition and above fees, the MOE awards each recipient per semester up to NTD40,000. (Approximate US$1,400.00). If the total amount of these fees should exceed NTD40,000, the remainder of all costs shall be covered by either the recipient, or the recipient’s college, whereas over NTD40,000 are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Tuition and academic fees do not include any of the following: administration fees, thesis advising fees, insurance premiums, accommodation, Internet access, all of which are payable by the recipients.
-Subsistence allowance: The MOE offers each recipient undertaking undergraduate studies a monthly stipend of NTD15,000.(Approximate US$520.00); it offers each recipient undertaking postgraduate studies a monthly stipend of NTD20,000. (Approximate US$700.00).

Notification: Candidates and alternate candidates and their awarding universities/colleges are to be notified by May 31, 2013.

How to Apply: Application form should be done on typewriter or computer, and only send by certificate mail. E-mail application form or send in person will not be accepted. Applicants should send the following document within the period specified enclosed with their application to: Cultural Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in New Delhi, N-88, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110017. Tel:11-41090545.  Failure to include any of these documents renders the application incomplete, and the applicant will not be further considered for the scholarship, without further notice:
(i) Taiwan Scholarship Application Form.
(ii)  A copy of the applicant’s passport or other nationality certificates.
(iii) A copy of the highest degree and academic transcripts. If issued by international educational institutions, these documents must be authenticated by an overseas Representative Office or be sealed and delivered by the awarding institutions. Documents in a language other than Chinese or English must be translated into Chinese or English and the translated documents must be authenticated.
(iv) A copy of admission application materials to universities/colleges in Taiwan (e.g., copies of application fee remittance, application form, receipt of application from universities/colleges, e-mails,).
(v) A copy of a language proficiency certificate:
1. A copy of results or certificate for the “Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TOCFL) Level3 or above.
2. For applications to all-English programs, a copy of TOEFL test scores or other recognized English language proficiency exams or degrees awarded in English must be submitted.
(vi) Two letters of reference signed and sealed in envelopes (i.e. from the principals, professors, or supervisors). Photo copies and email submissions of letters of recommendation will not be considered.
(vii) Additional documents as specified by the individual representative offices.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline for application is March 31, 2013.

Hungarian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students

Hungarian Government
Diploma/BS/MS/PhD

Deadline: 8 April 2013 (annual)
Study in:  Hungary
Course starts AY 2013-2014

 

 

 Brief description:

Through the Hungarian Scholarship Board Office, the Hungarian Minister of Education and Culture offers scholarships for foreign students and professors of higher education institutions as well as research fellows who intend to gain further professional experience in Hungarian institutions of higher education or research. Scholarships can be applied for under two systems:

Bilateral Agreements: Scholarships are awarded to citizens of countries (and territories) that have a valid/effective educational co-operation programme with Hungary, or a bilateral agreement signed by the Hungarian Government or the Ministry of Education and Culture of Hungary and the relevant ministry of the given country (or territory).

Scholarship Pool: Various types scholarships are available to students from selected countries/territories.

Scholarships are available for (A) semester/partial studies; (B) postgraduate studies – research; (C1) full PhD programmes; (C2) partial PhD studies; (D) postdoctoral studies – research; (E) research stay; and (F) summer courses.

 Host Institution(s):

Hungarian Higher Education Institutions

 Field(s) of study:

 These scholarships allow for study or research in any field of arts and sciences during the granted period at an accredited Hungarian higher education or research institution to be determined in advance.

 Target group:

Countries eligible under Scholarship Pool:  Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium,  Brazil,  Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korean Republic, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Republic of the Philippines,  Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania,  Singapore,  Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Countries with Bilateral Agreements:  China, Columbia, Mongolia, Palestine,  Yemen, and Vietnam.

 Scholarship value/inclusions:

 A.  Semester/partial studies (3-10 months)

HUF 40,460 stipend per month, paid by the host institution, and student hostel accommodation in a university residence hall paid by the scholarship-holder.

B.  Postgraduate studies, research (3-21 days or 1-10 months)

HUF 79,200 stipend per month and HUF 70 000 accommodation allowance per month, for scholarships 21 days or shorter, accommodation allowance and a stipend of HUF 3000/day.  These amounts are paid by the HSB Office.

C/1. Full PhD programme (36 months)

HUF 100,000 per month, paid by the host institution, and student hostel accommodation in a university residence hall paid by the scholarship-holder

C/2. Partial PhD studies (12 months)

HUF 100,000 per month, paid by the host institution, and student hostel accommodation in a university residence hall paid by the scholarship-holder.

D. Postdoctoral studies,research (1-10 months)

HUF 118,800 per month and HUF 80,000 accommodation allowance per month, paid by the HSB Office.

E. Research stay (3-21 days or 1-10 months)

HUF 118,800 per month, and HUF 80,000 accommodation allowance per month, for scholarships lasting 21 days or shorter, accommodation allowance and a stipend of HUF 3000/day.  These amounts are paid by the HSB Office.

F. Summer courses in 2013 (1-4 weeks)

Tuition-free courses, free accommodation and meals.

NOTE: The scholarship is meant to cover the living expenses of one person only, so there is no available financing or visa exemption for accompanying members of the family or any other persons. Neither visa related fees nor any other costs related to the grantee’s stay in Hungary shall be compensated for.  Travel expenses to Hungary and back to the country of origin are not covered by the Hungarian Scholarship Board.

Citizens of all other countries staying in Hungary for more than 1 month are covered for medical treatment in case of sudden illness. Except emergency cases none of the costs of dental care are covered. Scholarship-holders staying in Hungary for less than 1 month are required to make their own arrangements for insurance coverage.

 

Eligibility:

A – semester/partial studies (3-10 months)
Available for: undergraduate (BA/BSc) and graduate (MA/MSc) students (enrolled at foreign higher education institutions), especially those majoring in Hungarian Language and Literature and students participating in a single degree track university programme (such as General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Studies, Veterinary Studies, Architecture, Studies in Law, etc.). Before application, students are required to have completed minimum two semesters at their home institutions. For “Type A” scholarship students may apply only on one occasion during their Bachelor’s studies, and once during their Master’s studies.

B – postgraduate studies, research (3-21 days or 1-10 months)
Available for: applicants holding a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree, including PhD students who intend to do research for their dissertation and wish to stay in Hungary for less than 10 months. (However, PhD students cannot earn credits during the scholarship period at the host university.)

C/1 – full PhD programme (36 months)
Only students proficient in Hungarian can apply. The scholarship is conditional upon successful entrance exam/ admission to the respective doctoral school.

C/2 – partial PhD studies (10 months)
Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme at an accredited higher education institution in their home country or in a foreign country (but not in Hungary).

D – postdoctoral studies, research (1-10 months)
Applicants must hold a PhD or an equivalent degree.

E – research stay (3-21 days or 1-10 months)
Available for associate professors or high-ranking academics as well as researchers holding minimum a PhD or an equivalent degree.

F – summer courses in the summer of 2013 (2-4 weeks)
Only courses published in the list of “Summer Courses 2013″ on the HSB website can be selected. You may select three different courses but your scholarship will allow you to participate only in one course

Cases for Non-Eligibility

•  Foreign citizens with a residence permit or in the course of applying for a residence permit in Hungary cannot apply.

•  Men and women, who have an employment contract or employment relationship as defined by the law in Hungary cannot apply

•  Students applying for part-time or correspondence study programmes cannot apply.

•  Students applying for non state-financed universities cannot apply.

•  Students admitted to tuition fee-paying institutions of higher education cannot apply.

Age Limits for Applicants

•  30 years for scholarships for semester studies

•  40 years for scholarships for postgraduate studies

•  35 years for scholarship for PhD scholarships

•  45 years for postdoctoral scholarships

•  There are no age limits for the following types of scholarships: research stay and summer courses.

 Application instructions:

 Applications must be submitted in two ways – ONLINE through the HSB website and in printed version sent by post. For those applying under the system of bilateral agreements the application deadline might be earlier, as determined by the national scholarship office of the given country.  Deadline is 8 April 2013.

It is important to read the 2013-14 Call for Applications and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Taiwan International Higher Education Scholarship Program Bachelor’s/Masters/PhD Degree

ICDF/Taiwan Gov’t
Bachelor’s/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 15 March 2013
Study in: Taiwan
Course starts September 2013

Brief description:

TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program aims to assist partner developing countries to achieve sustainable development through education. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.

Host Institution(s):

The TaiwanICDF has established the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) with its partner universities, setting up an operational platform under this TICA framework to manage and improve the scholarship program. More information about each of the programs offered through the TaiwanICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Program can be found on the relevant partner university’s website (links are also provided under each program introduction provided as part of the following list of partner universities).  See the List of TaiwanICDF Scholarship Partner Universities.

Field(s) of study:

The programs of study supported include: Science and Technology, Engineering, Public Health and Medicine, Sustainable Agriculture Development, Humanities and Social Sciences, Private Sector Development.

Target group:

Nationals of a country on the list of countries eligible for TaiwanICDF Scholarship coming form the region of Asia Pacific,West Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, and Europe.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The TaiwanICDF provides each scholarship recipient with a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance.  See the details of scholarship benefits.

Eligibility:

•  Be a citizen of List of Countries Eligible for TaiwanICDF Scholarship, and satisfy any specific criteria established by his or her country and/or government of citizenship.

•  Neither be a national of the Republic of China (Taiwan) nor an overseas compatriot student.

•  Satisfy the admission requirements of the partner university to which he or she has applied to study under a TaiwanICDF scholarship.

•  Be able to satisfy all requirements for a Resident Visa (Code: FS) 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 (this means that the TaiwanICDF has the right to revoke a scholarship offered if an applicant cannot satisfy the visa requirements).

•  Upon accepting a TaiwanICDF scholarship, not hold any other ROC(Taiwan) government-sponsored scholarship (such as the TaiwanScholarship) in the same academic year in which the TaiwanICDF scholarship would be due to commence.

•  Not be applying for a further TaiwanICDF scholarship in unbroken succession — applicants who have already held a TaiwanICDF scholarship must have returned to their home country for more than one year before re-applying (note: to apply for a 2013 scholarship, an applicant must have graduated and returned to his or her home country before July 31, 2012).

•  Have never had any scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan)government agency or related institution, nor been expelled from any Taiwanese university.

Application instructions:

The annual application period runs, in principle, from 1 January  to 15 March (for 2013 Scholarship programs, the application period runs from 4 January to 15 March 2013)

Applicants should submit the required documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country. Applicants must ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation; failure to do so will result in the application not being processed.

It is important to read the application guidelines for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. Visit the official website (link found below) to  access the online application form.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.icdf.org.tw/ct.asp?xItem=12505&CtNode=30316&mp=2

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