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 NT$ 15,000 (USD 500) per month.

▶Top 20.01%-40% will each receive NT$ 10,000 (USD 333) 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 NT$8,000 (about USD 267), and for PhD students is up to NT$15,000 (about USD 500).

 

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

Dependantupon advisor’s funding situation

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

Department of Biomedical Engineering

1.      Master scholarship

Amount: NTD7,000/month from your advisor.

2.      PhD scholarship

Amount: NTD3,000/month from your advisor.

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

*The scholarship recipient mayhave to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.

Master of The International Institute of Medical Device Innovation (MDI)

1.      Master Scholarship

Amount:NTD7,000/month from your advisor. 

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

*The scholarship recipient mayhave to fulfill responsibilities of Teaching Assistantship.

Department of Chemical Engineering

Additional monthly stipends of at least 5,000 NTD and 1,000 NTD will be funded by the corresponding advisor and department for the enrolled master’s 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.

       3. After the committeeacceptsthe documents of international degree

       application, a flight ticket will be issued officially as subsidization.

1. Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

2. International Master Degree Program on Energy Engineering

3.InternationalDoctoral Degree Program on Energy Engineering

ProjectResearch Assistantship for Master/Doctoral dgreestudents offered by Advisor: NTD 6,000.

* Direct application at Advisor’s Office.

Institute of Allied Health Sciences

Additional Funds (per month) for the first year from the Institute of Allied Health Sciences: NTD 2,000

*Applicants should upload all required documents. Faculties in the Institute of Allied Health Sciences will go through all the required documents. The applicants who meet the Institute’s outstanding student standards could be granted additional funds from the Institute.

      *Outstanding student standards:

       1. Meeting the English Proficiency standards of the Institute.

       2. Possessing a lecture’s certificate is of advantage.

Institute of Tropical Plant Sciences and Microbiology

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

NCKU-AS Graduate Program in Translational Agricultural Sciences

According to the performance of students’ research, an additional over NT $ 8,000-15,000 per month for Doctoral students will be provided by the supervisor.

 

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