NTU provides a variety of scholarships for international degree students. Below is an overview of scholarships available for prospective students applying to NTU. Applicants will be asked whether to apply for NTU scholarships during the online degree application. No extra documents are needed. Please note that Taiwan Scholarship awardees are not allowed to apply for NTU scholarships.
For scholarships available to students already enrolled at NTU, please see Scholarships for Current Students.Scholarships for Prospective Undergraduate Students
|Financial Assistance Grant for International Students(PDF)||Duration: 4 yearsBenefits: this scholarship is divided intoTuition waiverTuition waiver + monthly stipend of TWD 6,000 (USD 200)|
|Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Students and Hong Kong and Macau Students admitted through Recommendation by Overseas High Schools||Duration: 4 yearsBenefits: this scholarship is divided intoTuition waiverTuition waiver + monthly stipend of TWD 6,000 (USD 200)Note: this scholarship is only available to Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong and Macau students who have been admitted to NTU through Recommendation by Overseas Senior High Schools.|
|College/Department Scholarship||Please refer to the Application Requirements and Admission Quotas for International Degree Students (2021/2022)|
Scholarships for Prospective Graduate Students
|Outstanding International Graduate Student Scholarship||Applicable degree: master’s and PhDDuration: 2 years for master’s, 3 years for PhDBenefits:Master: Tuition waiver + Monthly stipend of min. TWD 6,000 (USD 200)PhD: Tuition waiver + Monthly stipend of min. TWD 8,000 (USD 265)Requirements: Those interested in applying for the NTU Outstanding International Graduate Student Scholarship should contact their potential supervisor in order to meet scholarship eligibility requirements.Note: Tuition waiver is limited to TWD 130,000 per academic year.|
|Scholarship for Latin America and Caribbean Project||Applicable degree: master’s and PhDNationality limitation: students from countries that have diplomatic relations includes Belize、Guatemala、Haiti、Honduras、Nicaragua、Paraguay、Saint Christopher and Nevis、Saint Lucia、Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesDuration: 2 years for master’s, 3 years for PhDBenefits: Tuition waiver + monthly stipend of TWD 6,000 (USD 200)Note: this scholiaship is applicable from the 2021/2022 entry, provides 30 places per academic year. Tuition waiver is limited to TWD 130,000 per academic year.|
In addition to scholarships offered by NTU, students applying to NTU can also apply for scholarships with the government of Taiwan. Below is an overview of scholarships offered by the government of Taiwan to overseas students undertaking degree or language studies in Taiwan.
Please note that these scholarships are applied for directly with the relevant ministry or with the Taiwan overseas mission in your home country. NTU is not involved with the application of these scholarships and cannot provide assistance with your application. Any questions you may have regarding these scholarships should be addressed to the relevant parties directly. Being offered a scholarship does not guarantee admission to NTU, and vice versa.
For more information, please see the Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program website.
|MOFA Taiwan Scholarship||Applicable degree: bachelor’s, master’s, PhDDuration: 1 year for pre-degree Mandarin Language Program (LEP) + 4 years for bachelor’s, 2 years for master’s, or 4 years for PhDBenefits: 1 economy-class return tick for coming to Taiwan and returning to one’s home country + a monthly stipend:for pre-degree LEP: monthly stipend of TWD 25,000 (USD 833)for degrees: monthly stipend of TWD 30,000 (USD 1000)Note: this scholarship is only available to students from countries that have diplomatic relations with Taiwan, or have friendly relations with Taiwan according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).|
|MOE Taiwan Scholarship||Applicable degree: bachelor’s, master’s, PhDDuration: 4 years for bachelor’s, 2 years for master’s, 4 years for PhDBenefits: benefits differ between undergraduate and graduate degrees:For bachelor’s: tuition waiver of up to TWD 40,000 (USD 1,333) + monthly stipend of TWD 15,000 (USD 500)For master’s and PhD: tuition waiver of up to TWD 40,000 (USD 1,333) + monthly stipend of TWD 20,000 (USD 666)Note: this scholarship offered by the Ministry of Education is available for students from countries ineligible for the MOFA Taiwan Scholarship.|
|MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship||Applicable to: students undertaking Mandarin language studies at MOE-approved language centersDuration: 2 months (for summer programs); 3, 6, 9, or 12 monthsBenefits: monthly stipend of TWD 25,000 (USD 833)Note: this scholarship is only available to students from countries deemed eligible by MOE.|
|MOST Taiwan Scholarship||Applicable degree: master’s and PhDDuration: 2 years for master’s, 3 years for PhDBenefits: monthly stipend of TWD 30,000 (USD 1000)Note: this scholarship is only available to students from countries annually designated by the Ministry of Science and Technology.|
Citizens of FORUM ISLAND COUNTRIES (FICs) are invited to apply for scholarships under the Taiwan/ROC-Pacific Islands Forum Scholarship Scheme. Scholarships will be awarded for FULL or PART TIME studies at the certificate, diploma undergraduate or postgraduate levels within the specified priority fields. Awards are tenable at accredited tertiary institutions in FICs and Taiwan/Republic of China.
|Taiwan/Republic of China-PIFS Scholarship Scheme||Nationality limitation: citizen of a Forum Island CountryApplicable Degree: Bachelor, Master, Ph.DCoverage and Amount: Tuition fees+Academic Literature+Medical insurance+One return economy airfareApplication method: Applicants need to apply at the PIF website|
|Elite Scholarship Program||Applicable to: Current lecturer from South East Asia or Africa pursuing a master’s degree or PhD in TaiwanAwarding Duration: Master 2 years, PhD 3 yearsCoverage and Amount: TWD 25,000 /monthDescription: Please refer to the PDF file. (South East Asia) (Africa)How to apply: Please contact the department/graduate institute you are interested in before you submit your admission application. NTU will review all the qualified degree applicants automatically and nominate the name list to MOE.|
|ITRI & NTU Coordinated Graduate Program||Applicable Degree: Master, PhDAwarding Duration: TWD 10,000/month, internship at ITRI during summer vacation (master TWD35,000/month, PhD TWD45,000-65,000), a one-way air ticket to TaiwanDescription: Please refer to the PDF fileHow to apply: Apply with the degree at the same time. The application will be reviewed by NTU and ITRI.|
|Taipei City ICT Southern Diamond Talent Convergence Plan||Applicable Degree: Vietnamese, Indonesian, Philippine, Thai, Indian or Malaysian students applying for ICT related master or PhD programsAwarding Duration: Maximum2 years for master students, and 4 years for Ph.D. students. Coverage and Amount: Tuition fee up to TWD80,000 per year, accommodations allowance TWD3,000/monthApplication Deadline: Before April 1st, 2020. Please have the application form and the administrative contract (2 copies)signed and submit them to OIA, Room 418 to Ms. Vicky Lu. If you have any question, please email to firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the Recipient: OIA will contact the qualified admitted students automatically to ask about the willingness to apply for the scholarship.|
The payment process will be handled by each institute in charge of the scholarship programs.
“Mekong 1000 project”, “Aceh Governmental Project” and “Taiwan-Thailand Elite 600 Scholarship Program” are offered by the governments of Vietnam, Aceh, Indonesia, and Thailand. Further information please see Elite StudyInTaiwan Program Office
|Mekong 1000 Project||Nationality limitation: Vietnamese onlyApplicable Degree: Master and Ph.DCoverage and Amount: Tuition and certain fees subvention+Round-trip economy-class ticketsDescription: Applicant need to apply to Can Tho university, Vietnam.|
|Aceh Governmental Project||Nationality limitation: Aceh, Indonesian onlyApplicable Degree: Ph.DCoverage and Amount: Tuition and certain fees subvention+Round-trip economy-class tickets + insuranceDescription: Applicant need to apply to the government of Aceh province of Indonesia.|
|Fulbright Scholarship||Nationality limitation: American applying to Agricultural Economics Master’s ProgramApplicable Degree: MasterAwarding Duration: 2 yearsCoverage and Amount: Support by Institute of International Education: monthly stipend USD25,000/year+ Round-trip economy-class tickets+health insurance+fees for cultural activities
Support by NTU: Tuition waiver+free room provided by NTU IYC DormitoryDescription: NTU and Institute of International Education aim to establish a new merit-based grant to support American student each year for MA study and research in Taiwan at NTU.How to Apply: Applicant need to apply to The Institute of International Education (IIE)
|Taiwan ICDF Scholarship||Nationality limitation: Eligible Countries applying to Agricultural Economics Master’s ProgramApplicable Degree: MasterAwarding Duration: 2 yearsCoverage and Amount: Scholarship Benefits
Support by TaiwanICDF: Return airfare (economy class), Housing (dormitory at NTU), Tuition fees and Credit fees, Insurance, Textbook costs, Monthly allowance of TWD15,000Description: International education and training has long been one of the TaiwanICDF’s core operations, among many others. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and hope to foster future leaders in Agricultural Economics.How to Apply: Applicant need to apply to TaiwanICDF.
|NTU-SEARCA Joint Scholarship Program on Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science||Nationality limitation: Citizen of SEAMEO member countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam) applying for Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic ScienceApplicable Degree: MasterAwarding Duration: 2 yearsCoverage and Amount: Tuition and other school fees, Travel allowance to cover international airfare, Book and supplies allowance, Health insurance, Living allowance for food, lodging and incidental expensesHow to Apply: Applicant need to apply to SEARCA.|