FAATUM Praises Taiwan as the Best Destination to Study Abroad



FAATUM Praises Taiwan as the Best Destination to Study Abroad

Grasp Scholarship Opportunities to Study in the Island of Innovation!


Several scholarship programs are offered to encourage outstanding Malaysian students to pursue advanced study in Taiwan. The Federation of Alumni Association of Taiwan Universities (FAATUM) and Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia announced today that applications for the 2022 Taiwan Scholarship and other scholarship programs are now available. The Taiwan Scholarship, the MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES), and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) Scholarship Program are offered by Taiwanese government. Individuals who are interested are welcome to apply and submit their applications before the deadline!


Dr. Alan Tan Tek Lai, the Vice President of FAATUM mentioned that Taiwan has been a popular choice for Malaysian students for its high-quality education, affordable tuition, democratic society, and innovative environment. Taiwan also gains international recognition for its successful control of COVID-19. Taiwan ranked third in the world and first in Asia in the Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index. With Taiwan’s high quality and safe learning environment for international students, the FAATUM encourage young people to study abroad in Taiwan.


Education Director Charlin explains, Ministry of Education (MOE) Taiwan Scholarship Program provides each recipient tuition and miscellaneous expenses of NTD 40,000 (approximately RM6,000) each semester. The recipients who undertake undergraduate and studies will be offered a monthly living allowance of NTD 15,000 (approximately RM2,200) and those undertaking postgraduate studies will be offered NTD20,000 per month (approximately RM3,000). Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship is offered for the mandarin learners including beginners to study at any accredited university-affiliated Mandarin Language Centers in Taiwan. The recipient will be awarded a monthly stipend of NTD 25,000 (approximately RM3,700). The duration of the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship is either 3 months or 6 months. The applications for the Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship will be closed on March 31, 2022. Eligible applicants shall apply for admission directly to the university or college, and submit scholarship application documents to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia by March 31, 2022.


Apart from that, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) Scholarship Program is offered to Malaysian students who pursue specified Master or Doctoral Degree programs in 20 partner universities of ICDP. There are a total of 25 study programs available for this scholarship application. The Taiwan ICDF provides each scholarship recipient with a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance. The applicants have to apply via Taiwan ICDF online application system, and submit a signed and printed copy along with all other application documents to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia before March 15, 2022.


For more details regarding scholarship guidelines and related application forms, please visit the website of Education Division (https://www.edutwmy.com). For inquiries, please email to teco.education@gmail.com