The 2022 Taiwan ICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Program (Undergraduate program & Graduate program)

The 2022 International Higher Education Scholarship Program of Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) is now open for application.  Those who are interested in seeking a bachelor, master, or doctoral degree in various fields in Taiwan are encouraged to check the Taiwan ICDF website at for detailed information.

Bachelor programs are offered in the fields of tropical agriculture, business administration, mechanical engineering, mechanical and energy, international business and trade, journalism and mass communication, agribusiness, medicine, computer science, and information engineering.

Master programs are offered in the fields of tropical agriculture, business administration, international affairs, technology management, information systems and applications, international human resource development, international health, aquaculture technology and management, remote sensing science and technology, mechatronics automation engineering and management, electric power engineering, industrial engineering and management, agricultural economics, civil engineering and management, natural hazard mitigation and management, international business and trade, health care administration, cultural and creative industries, agriculture, educational leadership, and management development, E-learning program of education and school leadership, and tourism and hospitality.

Ph.D. programs are offered in the fields of tropical agriculture, international health, and Global Health and Health Security.

Please note that all applicants are required to apply to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy through the Ministry of Education of St. Kitts and Nevis before

March 15th, 2022.

Applicants should submit the documents listed below to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy.  Applicants must ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation; failure to do so will result in the application not being processed. Please also note that late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed.

  1. A completed application form (completed online, printed out and signed)
    (Please note: The online application system will be closed on March 14. 2022.  Please complete the application as earlier as possible.)
  2. A photocopy of applicant’s passport or other photo IDs showing proof of nationality.
  3. A photocopy of applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts.
    (Please note: If not issued by a Taiwanese educational institution, these documents must be certified by the Ministry of Education of St. Kitts and Nevis then authenticated by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy.  If these documents are in languages other than Chinese or English, a Chinese and/or English translation should be provided.) A complete set of original and authenticated documents and an additional copy of the documents are required.
  4. A photocopy of applicant’s English proficiency certificate.
    (Please note: This means a TOEFL test score or that of another recognized English proficiency exam, or documents certifying that the applicant has graduated from a program where all courses were taught in English.  Applicants who are unable to provide such proof of English proficiency due to special circumstances may be assessed for English proficiency by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy via interview or other forms of testing.  Applicants whose official national language is English are exempt from providing these documents.)
  5. Two letters of reference.
  6. Any other documents specifically requested by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy.
(Important notice: It is strongly recommended that applicants have a minimum GPA of 3.5 to apply for the scholarship.)

Each applicant can only apply for ONE program at a time.  

In addition to submitting the above documents to the Embassy, the applicant must also apply for enrollment with his/her chosen ICDF partner university before the deadline set by that university.

Each applicant shall visit individual program website, prepare all enrollment application documents (print out and sign it) and mail to his/her chosen university in Taiwan. The applicant’s enrollment application should be received by the chosen university before the deadline set by that university.

Incomplete documents and belated applications will not be processed. Please also note that late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed. Admission decision will be made by a joint committee in Taiwan.

Should you have questions on enrollment application, please directly contact individual Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Partner Universities.  For questions regarding this scholarship, please contact the Embassy at 465-2421.


Q1: Where is the direct link to apply for a TaiwanICDF International Higher Education Scholarship?
A1: Please visit for detailed application procedures. You’ll also find links to the online application system and the complete Program List of the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) universities on this page.

Q2: Can I apply to more than one program at the TICA universities?
A2: No. You can only apply for one program at one of the TICA universities each year.

Q3: I realized that my printed form has some mistakes, what should I do?
A3: If you discover any mistakes or typos in your printed form, you can apply again (please remember to type carefully). However, you will need to take your final, corrected forms to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office for their first review.
Please be aware that your printed forms must be identical to the information you saved in the online system, since the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office may refer to both versions during their first review.

Q4: What if I cannot apply for the TaiwanICDF scholarship program due to my nationality?
A4: We only offer TaiwanICDF scholarships to citizens of nations in our list of eligible countries. If your country does not appear on our list, you are not eligible to apply.

Q5: My country is on the list of eligible countries, but there is no ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office here. Where can I send my documents?
A5: If there is no ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office in your country, please send your documents to the nearest ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office. Please see to find the nearest such point of contact.

Q6: If I gain admission to the university I applied to, does that mean that I have also got the TaiwanICDF scholarship?
A6: If you are a successful recipient of a TaiwanICDF scholarship, you will receive an acceptance letter through the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate General/ Representative Office to whom you originally applied. Therefore, gaining admission from the university you applied to does not necessarily mean that you have also been given a TaiwanICDF scholarship.

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