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2024 MOFA Taiwan Fellowship

2024 MOFA Taiwan Fellowship

Fellowship program in Taiwan. Deadline: June 30, 2023

MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to award foreign experts and scholars interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, Asia-Pacific region, and Sinology to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Up to now, there have been 1411 scholars from 114 countries accepted by this program. MOFA Taiwan Fellowship, echoing the APEC Initiative, provides 12 Chinese Taipei APEC Fellowship openings per year exclusively for scholars and experts from developing APEC economies. MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is open for application in May and June every year and recipients will conduct their research in Taiwan as early as January the next year. 

1. Financial Assistance

  1. Monthly grants are paid at the beginning of every month (Professors, associate research fellows, or associate research fellows receive NT$60,000, while assistant professors, assistt research fellows, or doctoral candidates receive NT$50,00)
  2.  One round-trip, economy-class ticket for the most direct route to Taiwan (The subsidy will be decided by MOFA in accordance with the most relevant regulations).
  3. The terms of the fellowship are 3 to 12 months. 
  4. Accident insurance (plus a medical insurance for accidental injuries) coverage of NT$1 million.

2. Eligibility

  Recipients shall be foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates, or doctoral program students at related departments of overseas universities, or are research fellows at an equivalent level in academic institutions abroad. 

3. Miscellaneous

  1. Fellowship administrator: Center for Chinese Studies at National Central Library.
  2. The year of 2023 online application period is from May 1 to June 30, 2022. 
  3. Contact person: Ms. Elaine Wu


To learn more about the MOFA Taiwan Fellowship, click here

For more info please contact:
Ms. Elaine Wu
+886-2-2361-9132 #317

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Published: Monday, April 17, 2023