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 2013 Taiwan Fellowship

Application period from May 1 to June 30, 2013


The Taiwan Fellowship was established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to encourage experts and scholars worldwide to conduct research in Taiwan's universities or research institutions, thereby promoting international partnerships and mutual understanding.



A.  Foreign nationals who are 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;

B.  Candidates recommended by ROC (Taiwan) overseas missions with a field of study on Taiwan's foreign relations or cross-strait relations.

Those who are currently conducting research, teaching, or studying in Taiwan are ineligible.



A. Ticket subsidy:

B. Monthly stipends:

C .Accident insurance



Applicants should first submit an on-line application form during 1st May to 30th June 2013 and then submit the following documents to the ROC Embassy or Representative Office in or nearest to their country of residence, as appropriate, for preliminary review before 1st July 2013:

A. Application form;

B. Resume (including a publication list);

C. Research proposal (Three pages in principle using a standard research format); and

D. Two letters of recommendation, or one letter of recommendation and one letter of consent from the chief administrator of their institute.

For details, please see the Guidelines to the Taiwan Fellowship; for further information and on-line application, please visit website: http://taiwanfellowship.ncl.edu.tw/eng/index.aspx



1.          The jurisdictional areas of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO): Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware State.

2.          Eligible applicants please first submit an on-line application form then enclose documents and send to following address: (Please make a note of "Taiwan Fellowship" on envelop)

Education Division,

Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in U. S. (TECRO)

4201 Wisconsin Ave., NW, #20

Washington, DC 20016

3.       Contact person:

        Chialin Chang; email: lin@tecro.us; Tel: 202-895-1916

4.       Appendix: Guidelines to the Taiwan Fellowship


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