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Taiwan Scholarship Program (TSP)


The Ministry of Education (MOE), Republic of China (Taiwan), established the Taiwan Scholarship Program to encourage outstanding international students (excluding students from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau SAR) to undertake degree studies in Taiwan so as to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan and promote communication, understanding and friendship between Taiwan and countries around the world.

Scholarship application and selection procedures will be conducted by the Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston (TECO-Boston), the branch office of the MOE in the New England region including: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.


The Taiwan Scholarship Program awards outstanding international students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan by awarding each recipient as follows:

1. Tuition and payment of academic fees, including credit fees.Upon validation of tuition and above fees, each recipient receives one tuition grant per semester up to NT $40,000. If the total amount of the fees should exceed NT $40,000, the remainder of all costs shall be covered by the recipient, whereas any amount over NT $40,000 is the sole responsibility of the recipient. Tuition and academic fees do NOT include any of the following: administration fees, thesis advising fees, insurance premiums, accommodations, or Internet access, all of which are payable by the recipients.

2. Subsistence allowance:The scholarship grants each recipient undertaking undergraduate studies a monthly stipend of NT $15,000; it offers each recipient undertaking postgraduate studies a monthly stipend of NT $20,000.

Note: Exchange Rate (Approx.): 32NTD=1 USD 

Duration of Scholarships:

1. The maximum period of each scholarship is four years for undergraduate programs, two years for master’s programs, and four years for doctorate programs. The maximum length of the total awards for each recipient undertaking a combination of studies is five years.

2. Annual award periods begin on September 1 and continue until August 31 of the following year. Recipients must arrive in Taiwan and enroll at their admitting universities/colleges during the scheduled registration time unless delays have been approved by the relevant institutions and the MOE. If recipients fail to arrive in Taiwan for registration, their award shall be revoked with no deferrals.

3. Subsistence allowances begin from the month of the recipient’s registration at the university/college and ends when the award period expires or upon the recipient’s graduation, withdrawal, suspension, expulsion, or revocation of the scholarship.


Ms. Cynthia Huang

Email: boston@mail.moe.gov.tw

Phone: 617-259-1364

For general TSP guidelines and more information, please see attached files.



2024 Academic Year_List of UniversitiesColleges Providing Degree Programs Taught in English for Taiwan Scholarship Recipients_2024.02.23.pdf

2024 Academic Year_UniversitiesColleges Providing Tuition & Miscellaneous Expense Discounts for MOE Taiwan Scholarship Recipients_2024.2.23.pdf.

Boston_Taiwan Scholarship Program (TSP)_FAQ.pdf

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