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 100  (NT$3,000), and for PhD students is up to USD 233 (NT$7,000).

 

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

 

1. MS RA scholarship NT$3,000~NT$10,000 per month. (NT$6,000 on average)

2. PhD RA scholarship NT$6,000~NT$20,000 per month. (NT$10,000 on average)

*Direct application at advisor’s Office

3. PhD students will get NT$50,000 (PhD students will get NT$10,000 for the first year, get NT$10,000 for the second year, and get NT$30,000 after passing the qualify exam)

*Direct application from Ms. Sophy Chen at ME department office.
Department of Geomatics

Based on candidates' performance, Research Assistantship (RA) of NT$4,500 would be provided to Master's students and NT$6,000 would be provided to PhD students by advisors per month.

*Granted by students' advisors, based on the research performance of students.
Department of Biomedical Engineering

1.      Master scholarship: NT$7,000 per month from your advisor.

2.      PhD scholarship: NT$3,000 per month from your advisor.

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

*The scholarship recipient must to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.
Master of The International Institute of Medical Device Innovation (MDI)

1.      Scholarship: NT$7,000 per month from your advisor. 

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

*The scholarship recipient must to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.
Department of Statistics *Granted by students' advisors, based on the research performance of students. Research Assistantship (RA) of NT$6,000 would be provided to Master's students and NT$8,000 would be provided to PhD students by advisors per month.
Institute of Data Science *Granted by students' advisors, based on the research performance of students. Research Assistantship (RA) of NT$6,000 would be provided to Master's students by advisors per month.
Department of Chemical Engineering Additional stipend of at least 5,000 NTD/month and 1,000 NTD/month will be funded, by the corresponding advisor and department, for the enroll Master and PhD students, respectively.
Department of Biotechnology and Bioindustry Sciences

1.      According to the performance of students’ research, an additional over NT $ 3,000 per month for Master students will be provided by the supervisor.

2.      According to the performance of students’ research, an additional over NT $ 6,000 per month for Doctoral students will be provided by the supervisor.

After the council pick over the documents of international degree application, a round trip ticket will be provided as subsidies.
Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

1.      Master’s scholarship: NT$6,000/per month by advisors.

2.      Ph. D. scholarship: NT$6,000/per month by advisors.

 

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