Yuan Ze University

Regulations Governing Scholarship Awarding for Foreign Students

Passed at the 17th Administrative Meeting of 2008 dated June 22, 2009

Passed at the 12nd Administrative Meeting of 2013 dated February 20, 2013

Article 1 These Regulations are established to encourage and help outstanding foreign students to study, or engage in an internship or research project at Yuan Ze University through the exchange program.


Article 2 The term “foreign students” as used in these Regulations, defined based on the Regulations for Foreign Students Studying at Yuan Ze University, shall cover degree-pursuing student, exchange student, student studying abroad and internship student.


Article 3 Coverage, Application Requirements and Procedure, and Award Period of the Scholarship are as follows:

1. Coverage:

1.)Waiver of tuition, miscellaneous fees, credit fees and language training expense(20%,50% or 100%)

2.)Provision of living allowance

2. Application Requirements:

1.)

Freshmen: Once accepted by the University, the student can obtain a full or partial scholarship as outlined in Item 1)- 2) of this Article from the University.

2.)

Current students:

Any undergraduate student, who have completed at least one semesters of study, taking 16 credits or more each semester, with an averagely academic grade of 65 or above and a conduct grade of 80 or above in the previous semester, can obtain a full or partial scholarship as outlined in Item 1)- 2) of this Article from the University on recommendation of the individual department/school/program he or she is attending.

Any graduate student in master or doctoral program who has completed at least one semesters of study taking credits more each semester with an averagely academic grade above and a conduct the previous can obtain full partial scholarship as outlined item this article from university on recommendation individual department he she is attending. students have not course requirements during period writing their dissertations may submit letter by advisor along dissertation proposal instead.>

3. Application Procedure: A recommendation application for the applicant shall be filed with the Office of International Affairs by the individual department/school/program he/she is attending for further approval before the semester ends.

4. Award Period: No more than 8 semesters for undergraduate students, 4 semesters for master students, and 8 semesters for doctoral students.

Please visit the following links for more informationhttps://www.yzu.edu.tw/admin/oia/index.php/en-us/regulations/regulations 

Taiwan Scholarships

Funding Government Agencies of Taiwan Scholarships and their focuses

A. There are two government agencies that fund this program, each with a different focus in terms of recipients’ nationalities and study programs:

1. MOFA Scholarship:

Recipients from countries that have diplomatic relations with the R.O.C. (Taiwan) or countries specified as diplomatically favorable by MOFA.

Undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree programs. Embassies of the R.O.C. can also award a pre-degree Mandarin Language Enrichment Program (LEP) scholarship to recipients to improve their language abilities.

2. MOE Scholarship:

Recipients from countries other than those specified in the MOFA Scholarship.

Undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs. R.O.C.’s overseas offices can also designate a pre-degree Mandarin Language Enrichment Program (LEP) to recipients to improve their language abilities.

B. LEP award

The LEP award is neither mandatory nor automatically granted; it has to be awarded by R.O.C. Embassies or Representative Offices where the applicant submitted his/her application. LEP must be undertaken in the first year if it is included in the total award period.

Eligibility

An applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

A. Be a high school graduate or above, have an excellent academic performance in his/her most recent formal educational study experience, be of good moral character and does not have any criminal records.

B. Is not an R.O.C. (Taiwan) national.

C. Does not have the status of being an overseas compatriot student.

D. Has never enrolled at any educational institution in Taiwan for the same level of degree or LEP that he/she intends to matriculate with the aid of a Taiwan scholarship.

E. Is not an exchange student in accordance with any agreement of cooperation between an international university/college and an educational institute in Taiwan, at the time of receiving a Taiwan Scholarship.

F. Is not applying for a study program leading to the same level of degree as previously undertaken under the Taiwan Scholarship Program.

G. Does not have any revocation record regarding the Taiwan Scholarship Program nor from the Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program.

H. Is not a recipient of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the Taiwan government or at any other educational institutions in Taiwan.

Application

An applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

A. Application periodAccording to each semeter application announcement

B. For the application, the applicant must send completed documents to the nearest Taiwan Embassy or Representative Office in his/her home country, unless otherwise specified by a Taiwan's representative office. See website for nearest embassy or representative office.

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