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;
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 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.