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NSYSU Taiwan-Europe Connectivity Scholarship



The Taiwan-Europe Connectivity Scholarship was established by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in 2021 to encourage European students to undertake short-term studies in Taiwan and enhance Mandarin Chinese proficiency. National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) is one of the major universities to receive a comprehensive grant to provide scholarships to students of European universities. Recipients of the scholarship will be granted visas to Taiwan and take in-person classes.


List of Project

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K.


Eligibility for Applying

Students (without Chinese or Taiwanese nationality) enrolling at a university in the above-mentioned countries are eligible for the TEC scholarship. The selection methods will be announced before the exchange program application period starts. 


Conditions for Receiving the Full Scholarship

1. Students must follow the designated schedule to arrive in Taiwan.

2. Students must take and pass the Chinese course NSYSU offers for exchange students (4 hours per week, 3 credits).

3. Students need to fully cooperate with the regulations and measures at NSYSU and in Taiwan, especially in COVID-19 prevention.

4. Students must be fully vaccinated (2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine) for at least 2 weeks before coming to Taiwan and must report their COVID-19 infection & vaccination history to NSYSU.

5. MOFA and NSYSU might ask the recipients to take interviews or participate in surveys about their experience in Taiwan.

6. Recipients are encouraged to participate in English immersion activities designed and conducted by NSYSU at local elementary and high schools.


Press Release

1. Ministry announces Europe scholarship program - Taipei Times 

2. MOFA vows to deepen Taiwan-Europe ties through scholarship program - Taiwan Today


Spring 2021 - Czech Republic Project

The first batch of students received the Taiwan-Europe Connectivity Scholarship. 


Fall 2021 - Czech Republic, Hungary, U.K., and the other 14 countries in Europe.

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