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Grants for outstanding international students

To attract outstanding international students to participate in the university’s graduate programs as well as to encourage students to publish papers, the following regulations will govern TMU policies concerning sponsorship of outstanding international graduate students.


New students who meet one of the listed requirements may apply:

1. New students who received an enrollment letter from one of the best 150 universities (excluding universities in Taiwan) in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities or the best 100 universities (excluding universities in Taiwan) in the latest QS Ranking of World Universities in the same year as student applied to TMU.


2. New students who graduated from one of the best 150 universities (excluding universities in Taiwan) in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities or one of the best 100 universities (excluding universities in Taiwan) in the latest QS Ranking of World Universities.


3. New students who are the first author or corresponding author of a published SCI/SSCI/EI original paper which was accepted within three years prior to their TMU application date.


4. International students who received Academic Achievement Awards from TMU in the past.


5. Overseas Chinese students (including students from Hong Kong and Macau) and mainland Chinese students who listed TMU as their first choice whenapplying. Those applying for master’s degreeprograms must have an overall average grade of 82 or higher and rank within the top 30% in their class while attending undergraduate programs at TMU. Those applying for Ph.D. programs must have an overall average grade of 85 or higher while attending master’s degree programs at TMU.


6. Graduate students who receive a full scholarship from their visa issue government and who are not TMU International Student Scholarship recipients.


Funding available

A maximum of NT$ 50,000 per semester for up to two academic years will be granted to new students who fulfill the first requirement. Within the approved budget in each academic year, the actual amount will be determined by the scholarship committee. Grant recipients are not allowed to receive similar financial aid such as the Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship or the Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship.


Applicants who fulfill the second requirement may receive NT$ 3000 on a monthly basis. New students may start receiving the awards after they’ve completed theirenrollment and until the end of the school’s fiscal year; continuing students will receive their awards throughout the school’s fiscal year. Graduating students will receive their grants until they graduate from the university and no later than the end of July. Qualified doctoral degree students may be awarded for up to three academic years; qualifiedmaster’s degree students may be awarded for up to two academic years.


New students who fulfill the first requirement shall submit an application and other required documents to the Office of Global Engagement. The results will be announced after review by the Office of Global Engagement and the scholarship committee.


The evaluation committee shall include the dean and vice dean from the Office of Global Engagement and representatives from each college.


After scholarship recipients have been evaluated by the committee and approved by the president, an announcement will be made and students will receive their awards accordingly.


Recipients who defer placement, receive a leave of absence,transfer to another university, damage TMU’s reputation, or have poor academic records will be disqualified from receiving awards. Those who receive leaves of absence may continue to receive the award after they have registered to resume their studies.


These regulations were reviewed, amended and approved bythe university’s Administrative Council.