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【Scholarship information】2022 MOE/Elite Scholarship information


2022 MOE/NCKU Elite Scholarship


Qualification of international students who are Doctoral/Master degree-seeking applicants, and currently are university lecturers or professors in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and all countries in Africa.  *Up to date Lecturer Certificate (English version) is required.

Study Year

Commencing from 2022 Fall Semester

Application Time

Feb. 7 ~ Mar. 31, 2022

Apply here at https://management.oia.ncku.edu.tw/intladmission/index/index/applyIntladmissionSn/14 

* The  admission application will be evaluated by the department.

* The applicant is required to submit the up-to-date Lecturer Certificate again after receiving the admission, the scholarship application will be reviewed by MOE.

Duration of Scholarships

3 years (in Ph.D. programs /reviewed annually)

2 years (in master programs /reviewed annually)

  • To complete the enrolment procedures every semester to receive the two/three-year continuous scholarship.

Amount of Scholarship

NTD 300,000/per year
(Around USD 10,000/per year; exchange rate: NTD to USD is approx. 30 to 1)

  • The amount of Elite scholarship is issued by MOE, and it will be NTD 25,000 per month, which is used as funding to your tuition fee and credit fee, and the rest amount is used as monthly stipend to support your study and living in NCKU.

Contact Person

Ms. Huang / Ms. Tseng
Tel: 886-6-2085608
Fax: 886-6-2766430

International Students Affairs Division, Office of International Affairs

National Cheng Kung University


Students may not apply if they:

  1. Hold Taiwan (R.O.C.) nationality or have the status of an overseas Chinese student.
  2. Are enrolled or have retained admission in a university in Taiwan. (This restriction does not apply to students who are on course to graduate and will be pursuing their next degree; however, they must still be a lecturer from a South or Southeast Asian country.)
  3. Previously studied in Taiwan for a degree at the same level.
  4. Are exchange students or dual-degree students through a partnership agreement with an institution overseas.
  5. Has already received stipends through this program for more than three years.
  6. Have been awarded by foreign governmental institutions or scholarship from a Taiwan (R.O.C.) government agency to support their studies in Taiwan.


  1. Recipients are NOT allowed to receive NCKU Distinguished International Student Scholarship during the offered period of this scholarship.
  2. Recipients should have completed the enrollment procedures in the semesters in order to receive continuous stipend for the studies in Taiwan.
  3. Scholarship will be cancelled if recipients apply for a deferment, suspension, or get expelled from enrolled programs.
  • For more information of this scholarship, please check the Elite Scholarship Program guidelines of the Ministry of Education.


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