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Teco opens more scholarship slots for Filipino students

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 05:52 PM December 28, 2017

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The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (Teco) in the Philippines has opened various scholarship programs for Filipino students who wish to pursue graduate studies or learn Mandarin language in Taiwan.

Taiwan’s Ministry of Education (MOE) has decided to offer more scholarship slots to increase chances of  Filipinos to study in the country, Teco said in a statement Thursday.

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The following scholarship programs will be opened to applicants starting Feb. 1, 2018:

  1. MOE Scholarship. This program grants two-year scholarship for master’s and four years for doctoral degree. MOE will shoulder 40,000 NTD of the tuition while the remaining will be shouldered by the scholar. An additional 20,000 NTD will be given every month as scholar’s stipend.

Application is from February 1-April 30, 2018.

See more details here: https://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw

  1. Huayu (Mandarin) Enrichment Scholarship. The program allows applicants to choose to pursue a two-month or three-month intensive Mandarin courses subject to TECO’s approval. A monthly stipend of 25, 000 NTD will be provided to cover all the expenses.

Application is from February 1-March 31, 2018.

See more details here: https://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw

  1. International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF). The program covers full tuition fee, living expenses, economy class airfare tickets and textbook costs. Scholars pursuing master’s will receive a monthly stipend of 15,000 NTD and 20,000 NTD for those pursuing Doctoral degrees.

Application is from February 1-March 31, 2018.

See more details here: http://www.icdf.org.tw

Interested applicants may only choose one scholarship program and must process first their university admission to their preferred university in Taiwan, Teco said.

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They also have to comply and submit necessary documents to TECO for review and recommendation based from the indicated deadlines of each program.

Individuals currently enrolled in other programs in Taiwan are ineligible to apply.

Other scholarship guidelines and additional requirements prescribed by Teco can be found at the official website of Teco in the Philippines at http://www.roc-taiwan.org/ph    /jpv

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