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

Those who receive scholarships or grants for international students offered by Taiwanese governmental agencies are not eligible to receive this scholarship. Any recipients of this scholarship found to be acting in violation of this rule will be disqualified from receiving this scholarship, and must return the funds they have already received.
 
USD to TWD is roughly 1 : 30  When issuing the scholarship, the amount of money will be given in NTD.

Scholarship

Brief Introduction

Veritas et ConscientiaScholarship (VCS)

1.Eligibility: Full-time Ph.D. students in years 1–4 of their program
2.Recipients will receive a monthly stipend of NTD 30,000, which includes NTD 22,000 from the university and NTD 8,000 from the recipients' advisors; and the waiver of tuition fees, course credit fees, and the basic fee rate for on-campus accommodations.
3.Potential recipients are to be nominated by each department/college, which will be followed by a committee review to select award recipients. Nominees do not need to submit any application documents for this scholarship.

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 NTD$ 15,000 per month.

        ▶Top 20.01%-40% will each receive NTD$ 10,000 per month.

        ▶Accepted students will receive the waiverofthe basic rate for on-campus         accommodationfee (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 NTD$8,000, and for PhD students is up to NTD$15,000).

 

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.

 

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.

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 and PhD students, respectively.

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

*Stipend will be halted immediately if the recipient suspends his/her study, drops out, or is absent without notification over a one-month period.

 

Scholarship

Brief Introduction

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)

Direct application at Advisor’s office.

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

Direct application from Ms. SophyChen at ME department office.

 

*The scholarship will be cancelled if students are in temporary suspension of school or dropped out of school, and  students must return the amount of scholarship issued by ME department.

Department of Biomedical Engineering

1.      Master scholarship

Amount: NTD2,000-4,000/month from your advisor.

2.      PhD scholarship

Amount: NTD2,000-4,000/month from your advisor.

 

*Master: 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.

 

*PhD: 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.

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

1.      Master Scholarship

Amount:NTD2,000-4,000/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 Biotechnology and

BioindustrySciences

1.According to the performance of students’ research, an additional over NT $ 4,200 per month for Master students will be provided by the supervisor.

 2. According to the performance of students’ research, an additional over NT $ 12,200 per month for Doctoral students will be provided by the supervisor.

3. After the committeeacceptsthe documents of international degree

applicationand select the candidates, a flight ticket will be issued

officially as subsidization.

Department of Taiwanese Literature

1.One teaching assistant job offered by the Department 5,000NTD/month.
2.One teaching/research assistant job (MA Level) offered by the Center for Vietnamese Studies, 5,000NTD/month. Applicants must be able to speak Vietnamese or Japanese.
3.One teaching/research assistant job (MA Level) offered by the Center for Vietnamese Studies, 8,000NTD/month. Applicants must be able to speak Vietnamese or Japanese.

*Please contact the department/centeroffice

Scholarship

Brief Introduction

Instituteof International Business

•Master students with outstanding performance review will receive NTD 1,000per month. PhD students with outstanding performance review will receive NTD 2,000 per month.
•The scholarship will be evaluated by application documents in the first semester. For further semester, the qualification will be based on your past academic performance. Applicants ought to submit the application to the Institute of International Business office at the end of the first semester. Applicants who pass the qualification review will be eligible for the scholarship in next semester.

Department of Physiology

* Scholarships for Department of Physiologyof NT$ 30,000 for each foreign student for the first year.

* Freshman of Department of Physiology of NCKU can apply for scholarships.

Institute of Molecular Medicine

•For students who maintain average academic score more than 80, IMM offers scholarship to makeup to NTD 7,000 per month.
•Send transcripts and application forms to IMM office in March and September eachyear.

Department of Chinese Literature

1. Chin-Kung Sinology Cultivation of Talent Scholarship

Master: NT$ 20,000/month, One time application, up to 3 academic years.

Ph.D.: NT$ 30,000/month, One time application, up to 5 academic years.

2. Qualifications:

For the students who highly interested in Sinology, and well-conducted, grade average is above 85 percent.

3. Application Requirements: 

1) Advisor Recommendation Letter

2) Applicant’s Autobiography

 

*1.  Applicants are required for 18 hours practical activities at foundation’s society every semester. 

*2. Applicants must submit a Sinology Classics reading report and foundation’s practical activities report as reapply requirements.

Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

The stipend willbe provided by the department or advisor to the students who enrolled in Master program. It includes monthly stipend 100USD and one round flight ticket.

*The student needs to complete enrollment and submit “Personal documents for studying in Taiwan” to the department of Cell Biology and Anatomy.

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

Department of Earth Sciences

The advisor can provide part-time assistant jobs. The students who study in department of Earth Sciences can discuss with advisors.

*Onlyprovided for the students who have work permit.

 

 

Scholarship

Brief Introduction

Instituteof Tropical Plant Sciences and Microbiology

According to the performanceof students’ research, an additional over 1,000NTD per month for Master students will be provided by the supervisor.

NCKU-ASGraduate Program in Translational Agricultural Sciences

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

*Discuss with your advisor.

*Onlyprovided for the students who have work permit.

Institute of Manufacturing Informationand Systems

The advisor can provide part-time assistant jobs. The students can discuss with advisors after completing enrollment procedures.

*Onlyprovided for the students who have work permit.

Department of Photonics

Department of Mathematics

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Life Sciences

Department of Industrialand Information Management

Department of PhysicalTherapy

Department of Statistics

Institute of DataScience

Institute of CreativeIndustries Design

Institute of InformationManagement

Department of Environmentaland Occupational Health

Department of BusinessAdministration

Department of Nursing

Departmentof Urban Planning

Institute of Gerontology

Taiwan Government Scholarship

Taiwan Scholarship

1.   This scholarship is offered by the Taiwan government (Ministry of Education and 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

 

Please refer to NCKU-ISAD website about regulations of scholarship:http://isad.oia.ncku.edu.tw/p/412-1066-21590.php?Lang=zh-tw