The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is pleased to announce this year’s schedule of presentations of the 2017 Taiwan Scholarship Porgrammes.
- Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies (DASGS) at Villa: Wednesday, February 1 at 12:00 noon
- Division of Technical and Vocational Education (DTVE) at Arnos Vale: Wednesday, February 8 at 12:00 noon
- The University of West Indies, Open Campus: Thursday, February 16 at 4:30 pm
Vincentians who are interested in applying for the Taiwan Scholarship Programmes, namely MOFA Taiwan Scholarship and TaiwanICDF Scholarship, are highly recommended to attend these presentations.
The Embassy will make an introduction of the aforementioned scholarship programmes, including their respective qualifications, requirements and application procedures.
Members of the SVG Taiwan Scholar Alumni Association will be present to share their experiences of studying and living in Taiwan. Special guests also include two Project Managers from the Taiwan Technical Missions in SVG. They will brief on degree programmes in the area of agriculture and ICT in Taiwan.
The Taiwan Scholarship Programmes were launched in 2004 to encourage outstanding Vincentians to pursue higher education in Taiwan. It is also to improve cultural and people to people exchanges between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
In addition to undergraduate (4 years), master (2 years) and doctoral (4 years) programmes, the Taiwan Scholarship Programmes also offer a 4-year postgraduate programme for medicine specially designed for international students.
More than 110 Vincentians have been awarded the scholarships since their inception. Last year, there were 16 scholarship awardees. The deadline is March 17 for TaiwanICDF Scholarship and 31st March for MOFA Taiwan Scholarship.