2 Taiwan Scholarship programs available for Vincentians 2022

By Admin. Updated 8:48 p.m., Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Two scholarship programmes are being offered to Vincentian citizens by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) for the year 2022.

According to the Taiwan Embassy’s Facebook page, the scholarships are the MOFA Taiwan Scholarship and Taiwan ICDF Scholarship.

The Embassy says scholarships under each program will be awarded “outstanding Vincentians to pursue studies in Taiwan commencing 2022 academic year.”

The Embassy says that the two scholarship programs are to promote knowledge, understanding and friendship between peoples of Taiwan and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

The application period for the Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Programme opened on January 1, 2022, and will close on March 15, 2022.

For the MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Programme, application opened on February 1 tland will close on March 31, 2022

Here are the scholarship details and application procedures:

Award Period

  1. Non-degree Mandarin Language Enrichment Programme (LEP): 1 year maximum (only applicable to MOFA Taiwan Scholarship)
  2. Degree Programmes:
    a. Undergraduate’s Programme: 4 years maximum
    b. Master’s Programme: 2 years maximum
    c. Doctoral Programme: 4 years maximum

Application Period

  1. Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Programme: January 1 to March 15, 2022
  2. MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Programme: February 1 to March 31, 2022

Applicants are required to submit the following documents to the Embassy by deadline and be interviewed by the staff of the Embassy. (Please note that applicants also need to apply for admission to school and every study programme has different requirements and deadlines)

  1. A completed application form;
  2. One photocopy of applicant’s passport or other documents that prove SVG nationality;
  3. One copy of the highest-level diploma, and a complete grade transcript (which should be in a stamped sealed envelope sent by the issuing school) must be sent directly to the Embassy. Those documents issued by foreign countries must be authenticated by the overseas Embassies or missions of ROC (Taiwan) first;
  4. Supporting admission application materials (e.g. a photocopy of application form for language training center or for a degree programme at the university/college in Taiwan; information on study in Taiwan is available at http://www.studyintaiwan.org);
  5. Two letters of recommendation.
  6. Only after at least one year of their graduation from the study in Taiwan, should the previous scholarship recipients be eligible again to apply the scholarship for a higher degree.

MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Guidelines(EN) [PDF]
MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Application Form [PDF]

For more information, please visit the Taiwan Scholarships and Huayu Enrichment Scholarships website at https://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw/

Due to COVID-19 in SVG, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has suspended all walk-in consulting services and mass gathering events in order to reduce the risk of human infection. Should you have any questions in relation to the scholarship application, please call (456-2431 Ms. Natoya Edwards) or email (vct@mofa.gov.tw). You may also visit the Embassy’s website at http://www.taiwanembassy.org/vc/ for further information

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