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MOE Taiwan Scholarship Program 2024

Brief Description:

MOE Taiwan Scholarship Program 2024 is an opportunity offered by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan to international students who want to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Taiwan.

The main objective of this program is to encourage outstanding South Asian students to undertake degree studies in Taiwan to familiarise themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan. This scholarship program will also aid in promoting communication, understanding, and friendship between Taiwan and South Asian countries including India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Maldives.

The selected scholars will receive a monthly stipend of up to NT$ 40,000 and other benefits.


To be eligible, an applicant must:-

  • be a national of one of the South Asian countries
  • hold senior secondary school graduation diploma or post-secondary degree(s)
  • have an excellent academic record
  • be of good moral character



  • Applicants can apply for not fully English-taught programs only if they have cleared their ”Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TOCFL) Level 3 test.
  • Applicants who have not cleared their “Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TOCFL) Level 3 test must only apply for fully English-taught programs.
  • A student in any of the following categories is “ineligible” to apply:
    • An R.O.C. (Taiwan) national or overseas Chinese student
    • Students already holding or enrolled in a program at a Taiwanese university/college, except for graduating students pursuing a higher degree. This exception applies only to the year of their graduation.
    • Students who already hold a degree from Taiwan at the same level as the one they are applying for.
    • An exchange student or dual/joint degree student admitted to a university/college in Taiwan under an academic cooperation agreement between that institution and an overseas university/college.
    • Students who have already been a Taiwan scholarship recipient for a total of five years.
    • Students who have previously had their Taiwan Scholarship or MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship revoked.
    • Recipients of other government/education institution scholarships/subsidies, including university/college tuition supplements exceeding the scholarship limit.


The selected scholars will receive the following benefits under this scholarship:

  • Tuition and Miscellaneous Expenses:
    • The Ministry of Education (MOE) will cover approved tuition and miscellaneous expenses up to NT$ 40,000 (approximately ₹1,05,722.79) per semester. Students will be responsible for any amount exceeding NT$ 40,000.
    • Miscellaneous expenses include course-credit fees and basic study-related fees but exclude administration fees, thesis supervision fees, insurance premiums, accommodation, and internet access.


  • Living Allowance:
    • Undergraduate students will receive a monthly stipend of NT$ 15,000 (approximately ₹39,646.40).
    • Master’s and doctoral students will receive a monthly stipend of NT$ 20,000 (approximately ₹52,861.86).


  • Taiwan scholarship application form
  • A copy of the applicant’s passport or other nationality certificates
  • 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, emails.)
  • Two reference letters only: personally signed. (i.e. from a Taiwanese Mandarin teacher, a University/College Vice Chancellor, President, Principal, Professor, or Supervisor.)
  • A copy of the highest degree certificate and academic transcripts (CGPA 6.5 and above)

Note:- If the percentage is not presented on the transcript, students must mention the percentage and ranking on the back side of the transcript. 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. Original certificates and transcripts are also mandatory documents for applying for a Student Visa.

  • A copy of a language proficiency certificate:
    • Applicants to programs not taught entirely in English must demonstrate proficiency by submitting a copy of Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL) results or certificate at Level 3 or above
    • For applications to English-taught programs, applicants must submit TOEFL/IELTS scores or other recognised English proficiency exams or evidence of a degree awarded in English. Citizens of countries where English is an official language are exempt, but the chosen program must be MOE-accredited (listed on the TECC India website).
    • If the program isn’t MOE-accredited, applicants must provide an official university/college document confirming it’s fully taught in English.

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