Studying and Research in Taiwan: Briefing on Scholarship and Research Funding Opportunities, and Youth Mobility Scheme

Key information

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Senate House

About this event

This session will be held both in-person and online by using Microsoft Teams

*Please be aware that this session follows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) .


Deputy Representative Chia-Cheng Chang, Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Director Mr Andy Cheu-An Bi, Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Director Mr Ken-Chuan Yang , Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Olivia Saunders, Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Dr Dafydd Fell, Director of SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies

In this session the speakers will introduce several major funding opportunities provided by academic institutions and the ROC government. They include:


Taiwan Fellowship 臺灣獎助金計畫 (Established by Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – This is a research funding scheme for academics and PhD students.

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Fellowship and Grants 蔣經國基金會研究獎

Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies program 外籍學人來臺研究漢學獎助 (by the National Central Library, Taiwan)


Study Huayu in Taiwan 華語文獎學金 (MOE Scholarship) – For those who want to enhance their Huayu (Chinese) ability, the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship is a fantastic opportunity both to learn the language and experience the culture. Application Link

Study degree programmes in Taiwan 臺灣獎學金 (MOE Scholarship) – The Taiwan Scholarship provides funding to those wishing to undertake an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Taiwan, covering degree programmes taught in English or in Mandarin. Application Link

Taiwan-Europe Connectivity Scholarship (TECS) – The scholarship aims to encourage school-to-school partnerships between Taiwanese and European institutions, whilst also attracting students from European countries, to study Mandarin in Taiwan and engage in exchange with their Taiwanese counterparts, and is also welcome for any student to apply.

Youth Mobility Scheme 青年度假打工計畫 – This scheme provides the opportunity for 1,000 British young people (aged between 18 and 30) to work and travel in Taiwan.

These opportunities will be explained in detail, and all related questions will be answered directly by officials from the TRO in the UK and past recipients.

Organiser: Centre of Taiwan Studies

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