2016 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES)
Application deadline: March 31, 2016
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in the Republic of China (Taiwan) established the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) program to encourage international students (except Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students) to undertake Mandarin language courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan), to provide opportunities to increase understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.
Award Value: A monthly stipend of NT $25,000 (Approximately US $850).
HES awards students taking Mandarin language courses including short term classes which may last 3, 6, 9 months or one full year respectively. In principle, the duration of the scholarship is from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017. If recipients fail to arrive in Taiwan for enrollment during the above period, they will forfeit their right to retain their scholarship.