Taiwan Ministry of Education APEC Scholarship

Funding for research in Taiwan. Deadline: September 30, 2019.

To encourage young international scholars from APEC member economies to conduct research in Taiwan, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China (R.O.C., commonly known as Taiwan) offers the MOE Scholarship for People from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Member Economies (MOE APEC Scholarship) and is calling for applications now.

Ph.D. students or postdoctoral research fellows who have U.S. citizenship are eligible to apply for the MOE APEC Scholarship. The recipients will receive a monthly research allowance of NT$25,000 (Ph.D. students), or NT$40,000 (Post Doctoral Fellows). One round-trip economy-class ticket is also part of the financial assistance offered. The terms of fellowship are 2 to 6 months, and are set to be between March 1 and December 31, 2020.

Applications to undertake a research project in Taiwan in 2020 must be submitted to a university, tertiary college, or research organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education, such as the Center for Chinese Studies, or the National Academy for Educational Research. All the material stipulated in the guidelines must arrive at the host institution no later than September 30 (date of receipt), 2019.

Please review the MOE APEC Scholarship Guidelines before applying. The application form is attached below.

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