2021 MOFA Taiwan Fellowship application deadline extended to July 15

2021 MOFA Taiwan Fellowship application deadline has been extended to July 15.


MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to award foreign experts and scholars interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, Asia-Pacific region and Sinology to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. To date, 934 scholars from 78 countries have been accepted by this program. MOFA Taiwan Fellowship, echoing the APEC Scholarship Initiative, provides 12 Chinese Taipei APEC Fellowship openings per year exclusively for scholars and experts from developing APEC economies. MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is open for application in May and June every year and recipients will conduct their research in Taiwan as early as January the next year.

1. Financial assistance

(1) Monthly grants are paid at the beginning of every month.

a. Professors, associate professors, research fellows, or associate research fellows: NT$60,000.

b. Assistant professors, assistant research fellows, or doctoral candidates: NT$50,000.

(2) One round-trip, economy-class ticket for the most direct route to Taiwan (The subsidy will be decided by MOFA in accordance with the relevant regulations).

(3) The terms of fellowship are 3 to 12 months.

(4) Accident insurance (plus a medical insurance for accidental injuries) coverage of NT$1 million.

2. Eligibility

Recipients shall be foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates, or doctoral program students at related departments of overseas universities, or are research fellows at an equivalent level in academic institutions abroad.

3. Application Procedure

To know the process of Taiwan fellowship grant and its regulations

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To know the process of Taiwan fellowship grant and its regulations

4. Miscellaneous

(1) Fellowship administrator: Center for Chinese Studies at National Central Library: http://ccs.ncl.edu.tw/

(2) The year of 2021 online application period begins from May 1 to June 30, 2020.

(3) Contact person: Ms. Elaine Wu

Tel: +886-2-2361-9132 #317

Fax: +886-2-2371-2126