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What scholarships are available for overseas Chinese students?

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  • Post Date: 12/26/2013

MOE

 

1.Scholarships from the MOE for outstanding overseas Chinese students to study at universities in Taiwan:

 

1Eligibility requirements for the Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship:

 

a. The top five students from each category of each group that have been accepted and assigned by UECOCS to study at universities in Taiwan for each school year and whose GPA also ranks in the top one percent of their study category.

 

b. Those who have represented their countries and won one of the top three places at international math, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences and information Olympiads or one of the top four prizes at the US International Science and Engineering Fair and who have been assigned to a university by UECOCS. 

 

2Eligibility requirements for the Elite Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship:

 

a. Those meeting the eligibility requirements for the Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship and who hold a Unified Education Certificate from an independent Chinese high school in Malaysia and with A1 level academic achievement in all subjects will be taken into consideration or if coming from a prestigious senior high school within their country and have achieved the highest academic performance in all subjects being taken into consideration and that the said achievements after having been confirmed by a ROC embassy or consulate and thus selected by the MOE.

 

b. Those who have represented their countries and have won one of the top three places at any international math, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences and information Olympiads or one of the top four prizes at the US International Science and Engineering Fair and have been accepted by their top three schools of choice when their applications are forwarded by USCOCS.

 

3Qualification for continued scholarship reception: Those who take no less than 9 credits each semester (not including their graduation year) and their GPA ranks in the top 10% of the class or they achieve 85 points or higher for the school year.

 

4The scholarship award

 

a.  The Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship: NT$12,500 per month for the initial school year and NT$10,000 per month for continuing recipients.

 

b.  The Elite Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship: NT25, 000 per month for both first-time and continuing scholarship recipients.

 

5Application procedure: Applicants are required to submit the following documents to the school they attend within two weeks after their first day of enrollment.

 

a.  Those applying for the first time are required to submit a photocopy of the admission notice from UECOCS and proof of awards or prizes they have won.

 

b.  Those applying for continuing reception after the first school year are required to submit their grades from both semesters of the previous school year.

 

2. The MOE-subsidized Outstanding Overseas Chinese Graduate Student Scholarship at each university.

 

(1)  Eligibility requirements: A university with more than five overseas Chinese graduate students (including those assigned and passing examinations for admittance) may present the list of overseas Chinese students undertaking graduate studies in the first or second semester of each school year (not including those already receiving government funding) to the MOE for evaluation and approval regarding subsidization for the Outstanding Overseas Chinese Graduate Student Scholarship.

 

(2)  Amount of scholarship: In principle, it shall be no less than NT$10,000 per student, per month.

 

(3)  Application procedure: Each university is required to apply annually to the MOE for funds before October 31st and March 31st of each year.

 

OCAC:

 

To encourage overseas Chinese students with outstanding academic records and good conduct to apply, the OCAC offers the Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Students with Outstanding Academic Performance and Good Conduct, and accepts donations to fund scholarships for overseas Chinese students. Those who meet the eligibility requirements may apply to the schools they wish to attend.

 

1. Applying to the OCAC for the Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Students with Outstanding Academic Performance and Good Conduct:

 

(1) Overseas Chinese students in their sophomore year at university or higher (fourth year or higher for those attending a five-year junior college) who have had a GPA over 80 points during their previous school year and exhibited good behavior for both semesters, may fill out the application forms at the beginning of the first semester of each school year, submit their transcripts from the previous school year, and present their applications to the schools to be forwarded to the OCAC for evaluation and approval.

 

(2) Overseas Chinese students from Hong Kong and Macao who are studying at universities in Taiwan after taking the University Entrance Examination or attending the National Taiwan Normal University Division of Preparatory Programs for Overseas Chinese Students or through assignment by UECOCS may also apply provided that they meet the requirements described in the above paragraph.

 

(3) Overseas Chinese students in their second year of study at a secondary school (or vocational school,) and who have had a GPA of 85 points or above during the previous school year, and who have had no warnings from their school, may fill out the application forms at the beginning of the first semester of each school year and submit their transcripts from the previous school year to apply to the school. The school will forward their application to the OCAC for evaluation and approval.

 

2. Applying to the OCAC Donation Scholarships:

 

    Overseas Chinese students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies, who have had a GPA of 75 points or above during the previous school year, and meet the eligibility application requirements for this scholarship (qualifications such as the region they are from or the department they attend) .If the students have not received other scholarships from the OCAC or any other source during the school year, and who have not repeated their school year, retaken any courses, or deferred graduation, then they may present their applications to the school at the beginning of the second semester of each school year to be forwarded to the OCAC for evaluation and approval.