National Chiao Tung University Elite PhD Scholarship in Taiwan

If you are an international student and dream of pursuing higher education in Taiwan, here is a good opportunity to apply! The Chiao Tung National University is pleased to provide the Elite PhD program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

This doctoral scholarship is provided by the university to encourage newly admitted international students with an excellent academic record and outstanding research contribution.

Founded in 1958, the Chiao Tung National University has outstanding performance in the fields of information and communication, basic research, biotechnology, humanities and social sciences, administration and the law.

Why at Chiao Tung National University? NCTU offers a stimulating and holistic education to train talented students in complete intellectuals. NCTU offers master’s degrees, scholarships and internships for all national and international students.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2019

Brief Description

University or Organization: National Chiao Tung University
Course Level: 
PhD program
Up to NT$31,500 (US$1,000)
Access Mode: 
Number of Awards: 
International Students
The program can be taken in Taiwan


Eligible Countries: PhD programs open for international students.
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded to study Doctoral degree programs offered by the University.
Admissible Criteria: To be eligible to apply for this award,

  • A newly admitted doctoral student with outstanding academic records and who has not received any other programmes from the Taiwan (R.O.C.) government.
  • The NCTU Elite PhD award is only open for new international students to apply.
  • The candidate should possess an outstanding academic record and has made exceptional contributions to research fields.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, then you must have to enroll in a degree program at the university. And when you filling out the admission application form, mark under the “NCTU Elite PhD Scholarship” item on the form to be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: If you wish to participate, you need to submit your transcripts, two letters of recommendation, proof of nationality, confidential financial statement, proof of language ability, proof of Chinese proficiency, proof of work experience, and GMAT/GRE scores.
  • Language Requirement: Each applicant should have to demonstrate the English and Chinese language proficiency for studying at NCTU.

Benefit: National Chiao Tung University is proving up to NT$31,500 (US$1,000) per month with a tuition waiver for their international students.

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