Taiwan International Co-operation & Development Fund (ICDF) Scholarship 2018 ( Deadline:16 March 2018 )


The International Cooperation and Development Fund of Taiwan (TaiwanICDF) is dedicated to boosting socio-economic development, enhancing human resources and promoting economic relations in a range of developing partner countries.

To carry out its mission, it offers a range of assistance that centers on four core operations: lending and investment, technical cooperation, humanitarian assistance, and international education and training.

The International Higher Education Scholarship Program was initiated in 1998 via collaboration with a group of Taiwanese universities to offer scholarships to foreign students for a number of English-language courses, up to and including Ph.D. level. There are a total of 23 study programs available for Malaysians.


For Malaysian students, it is open to those planning to pursue specified Master or Doctoral Degree program in Partner Universities of ICDF.  Applicants are required to show proof of English language proficiency such as TOEFL or equivalent.

Value of Awards:

One direct round-trip economy-class ticket,  student dormitories, tuition fees, credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and monthly allowance ( NTD 15,000 for Master students & NTD 17,000 for Doctoral degree students )..

Duration of Awards:

Master’s Degree Course: Up to 2 years;
Doctorate Degree Course: Up to 4 years.

Application & Enquiries:

Further details and list of partner universities are available at https://www.roc-taiwan.org/my_en/post/4282.html and the brochure on the above website. Applicants are required to apply simultaneously online to ICDF ( http://web.icdf.org.tw/ICDF_TSP/WelcomeStart.aspx ) and to the partner universities

Applicants are also required to mail by registered post the completed application form, together with other scholarship application documents, to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/Consulate (General)/ Representative Office:

ICDF Scholarship
Education Division
Taipei Economic & Cultural office in Malaysia
Level 7, Menara Yayasan Tun Razak
200, Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur,
Email:  malaysia@mail.moe.gov.tw
Tel:      +603-2162-3228 ext.184/185 or 2161 4439 


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, March 2018

Information Source:
Taipei Economic and Cultural office in Malaysia Website

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