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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Taiwan Fellowship

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Taiwan Fellowship (Funded)

Partially Funded
Country: Taiwan
City: Taipei,
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan Fellowship was found by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Its aim was to award foreign experts and scholars interested in researches. Further,  related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, Asia-Pacific region and Sinology. Further, to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Up to now, there have been 934 scholars from 78 countries being accepted by this program.

Moreover, MOFA Taiwan Fellowship, echoing the APEC Scholarship Initiative Which provides 12 Chinese Taipei APEC Fellowship openings per year. exclusively for scholars and also,  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.


The fellowship recipients will get financial assistance in the form of monthly grants;

  • For professors, associate professors, research fellows, or associate research fellows the grant amount is NT$60,000.
  • Further, For assistant professors, assistant research fellows, or doctoral candidates the grant is NT$50,000.
  • The fellowship recipient will also get one round-trip, economy-class ticket to Taiwan (the subsidy for which will be decided by MOFA in accordance with the relevant regulations)
  • The fellows will also get  accident insurance (plus a medical insurance for accidental injuries) with a coverage of over NT$1 million.


Open to foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors, post-doctoral researchers, also, doctoral candidates, or doctoral program students.  At related departments of overseas universities, or are research fellows at an equivalent level

  • The field of study must be Humanities and Social Science;
  • The research should further focus on a topic related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, the Asia Pacific, and Sinology.

Application Procedure

The applicants first need to fill an online application form.  After which they will need to submit the required documents to the ROC Embassy. Or Representative Office in or nearest to their country of residence.

The evaluation procedure requires the ROC to verify assess the application. Additionally,  after which a recommendation is made to the evaluation committee.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 June,2019
City Taipei,
Open toAll
OrganizerMinistry of Foreign Affairs
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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