Scholarships/ Assistantship Information

There are lots of scholarships offered by various organizations. Every scholarship is considered and granted jointly. Each person may only receive one source of the scholarship. Violators will lose their scholarship status.

Note: Applicants granted any scholarship award are NOT guaranteed University entrance admission.

 

NCKU scholarship

USD to TWD is roughly 1 : 30  When issuing the scholarship, the amount of money will be given in NTD.
NCKU Distinguished International Student Scholarship

The NCKU Distinguished International Student Scholarship is classified into the following two categories:

a. For Undergraduate:

▶Top 20% will each receive USD 500 (NT$ 15,000) per month.

▶Top 20.01%-40% will each receive USD 335 (NT$ 10,000)per month.

▶Accepted students will receive the waiver of the basic rate for on-campus accommodation fee (A scholarship recipient who chooses not to live in a on-campus will not receive any payment for the waiver of accommodation fee.)

 

b. For Graduate: 

Recipients can get the monthly stipend and the waivers of tuition fees & course credit fees

monthly stipend for master recipients is up to USD 166  (NT$5,000), and for PhD students is up to USD 300 (NT$9,000).

 

How to apply: 

The University International Student Admissions Committee will review the application documents to evaluate the scholarship opportunity for the first academic year. Applicants do not need to submit any additional application documents for this scholarship, and the award information will be mailed along with the admission letter. For the further academic years, the students have to apply again. The Committee will review your last year’s academic performance to evaluate the scholarship status.

Note:

1.   Students with an employment status on their ARC or a work visa are not eligible to receive any of the above scholarships.

2.   Recipients who defer admission will be disqualified from the granted scholarship.

 
College/Department Scholarship

Department of Mechanical Engineering

MS RA scholarship USD 100 ~335 (NTD3,000~NTD10,000) per month.

Ph.D. RA scholarship USD 200 ~665 (NTD6,000~NTD20,000) per month.

*Direct application at Advisor’s office.

*The scholarship will be cancelled if students are in temporary suspension of school or dropped out of school.

Department of Chemical Engineering

Additional stipends of at least USD 165 (NTD5,000) monthly and USD 35 (NTD1,000) monthly will be funded, by the corresponding advisor and department, for the enrolled Master and PhD students, respectively.

*The recipients need to complete all enrollment procedures and submit “Personal Documents for Studying in Taiwan” to the Department office.

*Stipend will be halted immediately if the recipients are either suspended, or drop-out, or leave without notification over one month.

Department of Biomedical Engineering

  1. Master Program:
    Teaching assistantships are available for qualified full-time students.
    *Guaranteed for the first year. After that, it will be evaluated on a yearly basis. The duration of sponsorship will be determined by the departmental academic committee.
    *The scholarship recipient may have to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.
     
  2. Ph.D. Program:
    Amount: USD 300/month (NTD9,000/month) from the department.
    *Guaranteed for the first year. After that, it will be evaluated on a yearly basis. The duration of sponsorship will be determined by the departmental academic committee.
    *The scholarship recipient may have to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Project Research Assistantship for Master/ Doctoral degree students offered by Advisor: USD 200 (NTD6,000).

*Direct application at Advisor’s Office
International Master Degree Program on Energy Engineering

Project Research Assistantship for Master/ Doctoral degree students offered by Advisor:  USD 200 (NTD6,000).

*Direct application at Advisor’s Office
International Doctoral Degree Program on Energy Engineering

Project Research Assistantship for Master/ Doctoral degree students offered by Advisor:  USD 200 (NTD6,000).

*Direct application at Advisor’s Office

Master of The International Institute of

Medical Device Innovation (MDI)

Teaching assistantships are available for qualified full-time students

*Guaranteed for the first year. After that, it will be evaluated on a yearly basis. The duration of sponsorship will be determined by the departmental academic committee.

*The scholarship recipient may have to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.

 

Taiwan Government Scholarship

Taiwan Scholarship

1.   This scholarship is offered by the Taiwan government (Ministry of Education & Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

2.   How to apply: For application guidelines and forms, types of scholarship and quotas, as well as information regarding the selection process and outcome announcements, applicants may directly contact  the nearest Taiwan Embassy or Representative Office in their country.

3. Relevant links: tafs.mofa.gov.tw ; https://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw/web/engindex.html

International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF)

Higher Education Scholarship Program

The Taiwan ICDF 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 Taiwan ICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Program can be found on the relevant partner university’s website.

NCKU has been cooperating with Taiwan ICDF from 2007 for an International Master's Program in Civil Engineering and Management.

How to Apply:

Applicants shouldcomplete Taiwan ICDF online application and submit the 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. Please also note: Late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed

 

Award Timeframe: Master’s Program in Civil Engineering and Management: 2 years maximum

Link

For more information, please visit to International Cooperation and Development Fund and Department of Civil Engineering websites