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Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES)

2023 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Application Now Open!!


The Ministry of Education (MOE) in the Republic of China (Taiwan) established the

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) program to encourage international students

(except Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students) to undertake Mandarin

language courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan), to provide opportunities to increase

understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding

and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.

The 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.

Award Value

A monthly stipend of NT $25,000 (Exchange Rate (Approx.): 31 NTD=1 USD)


HES awards students taking Mandarin language courses including short term classes

which may last 2, 3, 6, 9 months or one full year respectively, depending on the award

availability. In principle, the duration of the scholarship is from September 1, 2023 to

August 31, 2024 (except for Summer session typically from July to August). If

recipients fail to arrive in Taiwan for enrollment during the above stated period, they will

forfeit their right to retain their scholarship. Scholarship funding will become effective on

the date of the recipient’s enrollment. Scholarship funding will end on the month of the

expiration of the scholarship or if the scholarship is revoked.


Ms. Cynthia Huang

Email: boston@mail.moe.gov.tw

Phone: 617-259-1364

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



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