Taiwan Government announces Scholarships Program 2021 for International Students to study Master’s and PhD Programs

Taiwan Government Scholarship Program 2021 – MHRD, Government of India and the Government of Taiwan invite applications from students for the Taiwan Government Scholarship Programme 2021. Candidates can submit their application on or before March 31, 2021 for Master (MS / M.Phil) & PhD Degree Programs.

About Taiwan Government Scholarship Program 2021

  • In an effort to encourage outstanding South Asian students to undertake degree studies in Taiwan so as to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan and promote communication, understanding and friendship between Taiwan and South Asian countries (India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal), the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) establishes the following guidelines for the Taiwan Scholarship Program.

Taiwan Government Scholarship Program 2021 Important Dates



Application Period

Feb 1st to March 31st, 2021

Successful candidates should submit a copy of their letter of admission to Education Division by

31st March 2021

Scholarship Details

Host Country

Study in Taiwan

Host University

Multiple Taiwanese Universities, Taiwan

Scholarships Offered By

Different Government Organizations

Scholarships Coverage

Fully Funded

Degree Level

Master (MS / M.Phil) & PhD Degree Programs in all Fields

 No of Scholarships

  • Total number of scholarships is Forty five (45) for 2021-2022 academic year

Duration of Scholarships

  • Maximum period of each scholarship is

4 years

Undergraduate Programs

2 years

Master Programs

4 years

Doctorate Programs

  • The maximum length of the total awards for each recipient undertaking a combination of studies is five years. Annual award periods begin on September 1st and continue until August 31st of the following year.

Eligibility Criteria for Taiwan Government Scholarship Program 2021

  • Applicants must be a national of South Asian countries with a senior secondary school diploma or post-secondary degree(s), with an excellent academic record, and be of good moral character.
  • Applicants are ineligible if they:


Are R.O.C. nationals or overseas Chinese students


Are already registered or have obtained student status at any university/college in Taiwan. Graduating students pursuing further studies are exempt from this rule.


Have already studied in Taiwan for the same level of degree as the one in which they currently intend to enroll.


Are exchange or dual/joint degree students admitted in accordance with academic cooperation agreements between local universities/colleges and international universities/colleges.


Have been a recipient of the Taiwan Scholarship for over a total of five years.


Have had, in the past, their Taiwan Scholarship or Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from the MOE revoked.


Are recipients of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the Taiwan government or education institutions in Taiwan.

Scholarship Award

  • The MOE awards outstanding South Asian students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan by awarding each recipient of the Taiwan scholarship the following:
  • Upon Validation of tuition and above fees, the MOE awards each recipient per Semester up to NTD 40,000. [Approximate US$ 1,331 OR 93,800 Rupees (1$=71.7rs)].
  • If the total amount of these fees should exceed NTD 40,000, the Remainder of all costs shall be paid by the recipient.
  • Living Allowance – The MOE offers each recipient undertaking undergraduate studies a monthly stipend of NTD 15,000 (Approximate US$499.00 OR INR35,823); it offers each recipient undertaking postgraduate studies a monthly stipend of NTD 20,000 (Approximate US$665.00 OR INR47,764).

Taiwan Government Scholarship Program 2021 Application Procedure


Application form should be done on a typewriter or computer, and


Application should be sent only by certificate mail. E-mail application form or send in person will not be accepted


The scholarship guidelines, application form can be downloaded from website http://www.roc-taiwan.org/in


Applicants should send the required documents within the period specified, enclosed with their application to “Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India (TECC), No. 34, Paschimi Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi-110057”


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website