Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) is offering twenty scholarships to African lecturers (doctoral studies are prioritized) who are interested in pursuing master’s or doctoral studies in Taiwan beginning in September 2022.
16 universities in Taiwan are ranked in the QS World University Rankings 2021, and as many as 35 universities are featured in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021. Of the top universities in Taiwan, National Taiwan University is the leader of the pack, ranked 19th in Asia and joint 66th in the world this year.
Taiwan is an appealing destination for international students, due to the country’s academic resources, rich cultural environment and future job prospects. Taiwan has favourable living conditions and lower tuition rates compared to western countries.
- Host Country: Taiwan
- Study Abroad: Study in Asia
- Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | PhD Scholarships
- Eligible Countries: African Countries
- Reward: NT$25,000 | Tuition | insurance | Internet | Accommodation
- Deadline: May 31, 2022
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The Taiwan MOE has established the DHET Africa Elite scholarship programme in order to help Africa cultivate high-level professionals and to raise the scope of academic exchange.
To be considered for the DHET Africa Elite Scholarship Programme, you must:
- Candidates must apply directly to the institution of choice before applying for a scholarship.
Be employed as lecturers in public or private universities or colleges in African countries.
The following are not eligible to apply:
A Taiwanese national or an overseas Taiwanese student;
A person who already has and is continuing to maintain student status at any university or tertiary college in Taiwan or a person who used to study in Taiwan as exchange student or double major. This restriction does not apply to a student who will complete a degree and graduate that year. They may apply for a Taiwan Scholarship to pursue a higher degree;
A person who has already studied in Taiwan for a degree at the same level as the one in which they intend to enroll;
A person who has held an Africa Elite Scholarship Programme Scholarship for over three years;
A person who has received any other scholarship or subsidy from any education institution in Taiwan.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
The scholarship offers a monthly allowance of NT$25,000 (R13, 247.09), which covers tuition and miscellaneous expenses (such as insurance, Internet fee, dorm accommodation)
Please note: all other expenses not indicated above are NOT provided by this scholarship and successful scholarship applicants will have to make provision for these costs. It is recommended that scholarship recipients budget between 680 EUR and 880 EUR per month for living in Taiwan.
List of participating universities
The scholarships are offered at the following participating universities that offer English-taught programmes;
Number of scholarships available
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click on the button below to commence their application.