TAIWAN Africa Elite Scholarship Programme 2022 for African Academics

TAIWAN Africa Elite Scholarship Programme 2022 for African Academics. See details below!

When is the Application Deadline:

31st May 2022

Tell Me About TAIWAN Africa Elite Scholarship Programme:

Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) is offering twenty scholarships to African lecturers (doctoral studies are prioritized) who are interested in pursuing master’s or doctoral studies in Taiwan beginning in September 2022.

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The Taiwan MOE has established this scholarship programme in order to help Africa cultivate high-level professionals and to raise the scope of academic exchange.


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Which Fields are Eligible?

Various fields of study are on offer. 

Visit participating Taiwanese universities websites for English-taught study programmes.

The scholarships are offered at the following participating universities that offer English-taught programmes.

Candidates must apply directly to the institution of choice before applying for a scholarship.

 Participating UniversityNumber of scholarships available
1Tamkang University 1
2Yuan Ze University 1
3National Taiwan Ocean University 1
4National Dong Hwa University 1
5National Tsing Hua University 1
6National Yang-Ming Chiao-Tung University 2
7National Taipei University of Technology 1
8Taipei Medical University 1
9National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences 3
10Tunghai University 1
11National ChengChih University 1
12Kaohsiung Medical University 1
13National Cheng Kung University 5

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Master’s, PhD

Who can apply for TAIWAN Africa Elite Scholarship Programme?

Must be employed as lecturers in public or private universities or colleges in African countries.

The following are not eligible to apply:

  • A Taiwanese national or an overseas Taiwanese student;
  • A person who already has and is continuing to maintain student status at any university or tertiary college in Taiwan or a person who used to study in Taiwan as exchange student or double major. This restriction does not apply to a student who will complete a degree and graduate that year. They may apply for a Taiwan Scholarship to pursue a higher degree;
  • A person who has already studied in Taiwan for a degree at the same level as the one in which they intend to enroll;
  •  A person who has held an Africa Elite Scholarship Programme Scholarship for over three years;
  • A person who has received any other scholarship or subsidy from any education institution in Taiwan.

Which Countries are Eligible?

All African countries

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Scholarships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of TAIWAN Africa Elite Scholarship Programme?

    –   The scholarship offers a monthly allowance of NT$25,000 (R13, 247.09), which covers tuition and miscellaneous expenses (such as insurance, Internet fee, dorm accommodation)

Please note: all other expenses not indicated above are NOT provided by this scholarship and successful scholarship applicants will have to make provision for these costs. It is recommended that scholarship recipients budget between 680 EUR and 880 EUR per month for living in Taiwan. 

How to Apply for TAIWAN Africa Elite Scholarship Programme:

Students must apply directly to Taiwan Universities. Application forms are available from the universities websites. 

It is important to go through all application requirements before applying.


Visit Award Webpage for Details