Application deadline: March 31, 2017
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in the Republic of China (Taiwan) established the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) program to encourage international students (except Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students) to undertake Mandarin language courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan), to provide opportunities to increase understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.
Award Value: A monthly stipend of NT $25,000 (Exchange Rate (Approx.): 32 NTD=1 USD)
HES awards students taking Mandarin language courses including short term classes which may last 3, 6, 9 months or one full year respectively. In principle, the duration of the scholarship is from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. If recipients fail to arrive in Taiwan for enrollment during the above stated period, they will forfeit their right to retain their scholarship. Scholarship funding will become effective on the date of the recipient’s enrollment. Scholarship funding will end on the month of the expiration of the scholarship or if the scholarship is revoked.
Applicants must be a United States Citizen, age 18 years or older, be a resident or a student of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont, possess a high school diploma or above, exhibit excellent academic performance, and be of good moral character.
Please download the documents below for detail information and application form (update 2017/1/24):