TAIWAN SCHOLARSHIPS 2019

TAIWAN SCHOLARSHIPS 2019 Published:          2/15/2019 2:09:07 PM Description:       The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations informs of the call for applications for the 2019 Taiwan Scholarship, ICDF and I-Shou Medical scholarship programmes.  These scholarship programmes provide opportunities to young talented Saint Lucians to study in Taiwan for Bachelor, Master or PhD degrees.    A...Read More→

TAIWAN SCHOLARSHIPS 2019

Published:          2/15/2019 2:09:07 PM

Description:      

The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations informs of the call for applications for the 2019 Taiwan Scholarship, ICDF and I-Shou Medical scholarship programmes.  These scholarship programmes provide opportunities to young talented Saint Lucians to study in Taiwan for Bachelor, Master or PhD degrees. 

 

A briefing on these scholarship programmes will be held at 10:00am at Orchid Centre, Union, on Tuesday, 19th February 2019.  All interested persons are invited to attend this briefing session.

 


GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR TAIWAN SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Applicants who have been recipients of any of the above mentioned scholarships from the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), and would like to apply for the 2019 Scholarship for higher education, must have graduated and returned to Saint Lucia prior to 31st July, 2018. Please also attach a copy of the stamped page of the arrival record from passport or other related proof along with the application data.

The applicant should be Saint Lucian, and shall not have any previous record of denial, withdrawal or refusal of the grant of any scholarship from the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Applicants should apply for ONLY ONE programme. Multiple applications will result in the direct disqualification of your application.

 APPLICATION PROCEDURES

 

For “Taiwan Scholarship”

 

Please read carefully the “Guidelines for the MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Programme”; complete the “APPLICATION FORM FOR THE MOFA TAIWAN SCHOLARSHIP” and submit it along with the following documents at the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan):

 

a photocopy of your passport or proof of nationality;

a photocopy of your highest education certificate verified by the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations;

official transcripts;

two reference letters;

and a Police Clearance Letter.

For the “ICDF Scholarship”

 

This year, 21 universities (35 programmes) in Taiwan are partner schools of ICDF Scholarship Programme.   Please note that applicants should choose ONE programme and complete BOTH the university and the ICDF Scholarship online application form.

 


For ICDF Scholarship online application, visit website:

 

http://web.icdf.org.tw/ICDF_TSP/WelcomeStart.aspx

 

For the University application, please visit your target University website.  The application procedure, related Q&A, and the list of partner universities are disclosed on the website: http://www.icdf.org.tw/ct.asp?xItem=12507&CtNode=30493&mp=2.

 

Applicants should then print out the hard copy of the necessary application forms, along with the documents listed below and submit at the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

 

a photocopy of applicant’s passport or proof of nationality;

a photocopy of applicant’s highest education certificate verified by the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations;

official transcripts;

two reference letters; and

a Police Clearance Letter.

For the “I-Shou Medical Scholarship”

 

Applicants interested in the I-SHOU Medical Scholarship MUST have a bachelor’s degree or above, conferred by a local or foreign university recognized by the R.O.C. Ministry of Education may apply for admission; or those who have studied at the School of Medicine, Dentistry or Chinese Medicine for four years or more, may apply with credentials of an equivalent education level.

 

The original diploma (or academic credentials) MUST be verified by the local R.O.C. diplomatic mission, and MUST be submitted upon registration and enrollment.

 

Students graduating from I-SHOU Medical School will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree.  Please note that this programme does not offer an Internship after graduation.

 


Applicants should finish BOTH online application processes via ICDF website:  http://www.icdf.org.tw/TSP/WelcomeStart.aspx and I-SHOU university website: http://enroll.isu.edu.tw/enroll/dp/.  Applicants should then print out a hard copy of the necessary application forms, along with along with the documents listed below and submit at the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

 

a photocopy of applicant’s passport or proof of nationality;

a photocopy of applicant’s highest education certificate verified by the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations;

official transcripts;

three reference letters; and

a Police Clearance Letter.

For Saint Lucia Government Officials who are interested in the scholarship programmes, approval documents from their assigned Ministry will be needed along with the application form.  Also these officials MUST complete the Government Scholarship Application form and submit to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Unit of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations, with a copy of the Taiwan Scholarship application form. 

 

The Government Scholarship Application form can be accessed via the website: http://www.govt.lc/forms/scholarship-application-form or at the HRD Unit of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations, 4th Floor, Francis Compton Building, The Waterfront, Castries.

 


The Embassy will interview qualified applicants, who will be notified by phone.  For the I-SHOU Medical Scholarship applicants, both a written exam and an interview will be held at the Embassy. The written exam covers topics on English, Chemistry and Biology, the date is tentatively scheduled for 19th April, 2019. The interview will be conducted via      skype with professors from Taiwan and the Embassy. The date is provisionally scheduled for 24th to 25th April, 2019, actual dates will be announced at a later time.

 

An awardees’ list of all successful applicants will be posted on the Embassy’s website on  30th June, 2019.  However, for the I-SHOU Medical Scholarship, the awardees’ list will be posted on the Embassy’s website on 1st June, 2019

 

Applicants can download relevant information from the following links:

 

Guidelines for the MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Program

Application form for the MOFA Taiwan Scholarship Program

Study Programs for 2019 TaiwanICDF Scholarship Application

ICDF Scholarship Benefits

Terms of ICDF Program

ICDF Program Advisory

I-SHOU UNIVERSITY Admission-Guidelines 2019

All application documents should be delivered to the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Reduit Beach Ave., Rodney Bay, Gros Islet, by the deadline FRIDAY, 15TH MARCH, 2019.   Any delivery beyond that date, or without all required documents will not be accepted.    Please be informed that submitted documents will NOT be returned to applicants.

 

Please contact the HRD Unit at telephone numbers 468-5229/5230, if you require any further information.

 

Ministry:             Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development

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