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Scholarships

Classified into four categories: 
1. Scholarships provided by different departments of the university, it is welcome to approach any departments to make enquiries. 
2. For Scholarships provided by Student Guidance Section,
please visit the website of Scholarships and Financial Aids section under Student Guidance Section ( http://spirit.tku.edu.tw/)   
3. The Alumni Association of TamKang University in Taipei provides food coupons for students with financial difficulties to have free meals in designated food premises. For additional
information about food coupons scheme and other scholarships, please visit the following website (http://www.taipeitku.org.tw/?pagekey=meal_index )
4. Scholarships provided by different government departments.

International Degree Students

Important Information for Application of TKU Entrance Scholarships for Outstanding Overseas Students

Applicants must submit either Chinese proficiency certification (TOCFL, HSK, etc.) or English proficiency certification (TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, etc.) along with their applications for admission to TKU.
The student who has been awarded the scholarship amounting to the tuition and miscellaneous expenses of one academic year could apply for The Outstanding Foreign Student Scholarship and Financial Aid scholarship from the second academic year after his/her entrance to TKU.
The scholarship shall cease to be provided from the next month of the occurrence of any of the following situations:
  (1)The student is suspended or discharged from TKU or transfers to another university due to certain reasons.
  (2)The student leaves Taiwan for purposes other than academic needs, fails to return to Taiwan after thirty days upon the expected time of return, and leaves TKU without the prior signed approval from his/her advising professor and the authorization from his/her department.
  (3)The student breaches the regulations adopted by TKU and is given a major demerit or a more serious punishment as resolved by the Student Disciplinary Committee.
  (4)The student violates relevant laws and regulations of Taiwan.
The student who has been awarded a large amount of entrance scholarship provided by a relevant institution of the Taiwan government shall not apply for any scholarship hereunder.
Each student can only be awarded one scholarship hereunder.
Any matters not stipulated here shall be subject to TKU regulations and Scholarship Review Committee decisions.
More detail goo.gl/2CjLEx
  (1)
Entrance Scholarships for Outstanding International Students
  (2)​Entrance Scholarships for Students from Malaysia
  (3)​Scholarship for Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral International Students
  (4)Entrance Scholarships for Students from Thailand
  (5)Entrance Scholarships for Students from Hong Kong
  (6)Entrance Scholarships for Students from Macau
  (7)Taiwan-Thailand 600 Elite Scholarship ​
  (8)Vest 500 Project ​
  (9)Southern Sunshine Scholarship ​
  (10)Indonesia - Taiwan DIKTI3+1 Scholarship ​
  (11)Beasiswa Pemerintah Scholarship ​
The Outstanding Foreign Student Scholarship and Financial Aid Scholarship

1. Application Eligibility: 
  (1) Foreign students with formal application and enrollment of TKU, and in accordance with the Ministry of Education "International students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan".
  (2) In the following semester, applicants must be students of foreign nationality who are not receiving government scholarships or the TKU Tuition Waiver Scholarship.
  (3) Completed at least one semester in TKU, scored 80 points or more in the current semester for Conduct, must be of good behavior, does not have any bad records and who satisfied the following criteria:
    a. Undergraduate students must take at least 6 credits per semester, with an average academic grade of 70 or above for the current semester and keep a clean behavioral record.
    b. Graduate students must take at least 4 credits per semester, with an average academic grade of 80 or above for the previous semester. From their sixth and fourth years of study respectively,
PhD candidates and graduate students will not be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
    c. Graduate students who are working on their master or doctoral dissertations and are unable to provide an academic record for the previous semester should submit recommendation letters from their advisors of the departments or graduate institutes at which they are enrolled, as well as a dissertation plan. This should 
include: your research motivation, research structure, sources of research materials, research outline, research references, and etc. Graduate students who are working on their dissertations without taking at least 4 credits can only apply for the scholarship twice.
2. Amount:
  (1) Undergraduate and Master students shall receive NT $30,000 per semester.
  (2) Ph.D. students shall receive NT $40,000 per semester.
  (3) The Scholarship will be disbursed the following semester.
3. Application Process:
  (1) The scholarship is open for application three weeks before the final semester examination. Students should download the scholarship application forms from the website of Office of International and Cross-Strait Affairs (
OICSA). Once completed, all application forms must be submitted to the Office of International and Cross-Strait Affairs (OICSA) the week before the final semester examination.
  (2) All scholarship applications and their supporting documents will be evaluated by the Overseas Student Scholarship Review Committee.
TKU Foreign Students Financial Aid

1. Application Eligibility: 
  (1) Foreign students with formal application and enrollment of TKU, and in accordance with the Ministry of Education "International students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan".
  (2) Those who already received Taiwan Government Scholarships, TKU Entrance Scholarships and The Outstanding Foreign Student Scholarship and Financial Aid Scholarship are not qualified to apply.
  (3) For 
freshman that do not have any score record need to submit Chinese or English proficiency certificate and other documents. Those who already completed at least one semester in TKU, scored 80 points or more in the current semester for Conduct, must be of good behavior, does not have any bad records and who satisfied the following criteria:
    a. Undergraduate students must take at least 6 credits per semester, with an average academic grade of 70 or above for the current semester and keep a clean behavioral record.
    b. Graduate students must take at least 4 credits per semester, with an average academic grade of 80 or above for the previous semester. From their sixth and fourth years of study respectively,
PhD candidates and graduate students will not be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
    c. Graduate students who are working on their master or doctoral dissertations and are unable to provide an academic record for the previous semester should submit recommendation letters from their advisors of the departments or graduate institutes at which they are enrolled, as well as a dissertation plan. This should 
include: your research motivation, research structure, sources of research materials, research outline, research references, and etc. Graduate students who are working on their dissertations without taking at least 4 credits can only apply for the scholarship twice.
2.
Funding:Each student will receive NT $10,000 per month, up to three months.
3. Application Process:
  (1) Students should download the scholarship application forms from the website of Office of International and Cross-Strait Affairs (
OICSA). 
  (2) All scholarship applications and their supporting documents will be evaluated by the Overseas Student Scholarship Review Committee.
The Taiwan Scholarship

The Taiwan Scholarship is offered to International students by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
More detail please refer to http://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw/web/scholarship.aspx


Overseas Chinese Students &
Mainland Chinese Degree Students
Please refer to http://www2.oieie.tku.edu.tw/zh_tw/LinkStudent/Scholarships