Applications encouraged to apply for Republic of China (Taiwan) scholarships

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CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS –- Scholarships in a variety of fields and universities including, business, management, agriculture, Mandarin Chinese, engineering, technology and nursing are being offered by the Republic of China (Taiwan) through the Nevis Island Administration (NIA).

The scholarships are supported by the Republic of China’s International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

The NIA Ministry of Human Resources NIA encourages individuals who are interested in higher education (bachelors, master/doctoral) to apply for Taiwan’s MOFA or ICDF scholarship programmes.

Applicants have a variety of universities for their individual preference. To research and decide on which program to apply for please refer to the following links:



Scholarship Benefits are:

Airfare; Housing; Tuition fees; Credit fees; Insurance; Textbook costs; and Allowance.

General application guidelines:

Applications must be made to the preferred university and the Taiwan Embassy in St. Kitts. The university will provide applicants with a permission slip, which must be included with the embassy’s application.

NOTE: Each applicant can ONLY apply for one program at a time with either ICDF or MOFA.

Applicants must to complete medical test after their application has been approved.
The completed application form must be accompanied with the applicant’s original passport, education certificates and two copies of all documents. Copies must be clear (easily read) and precise (no cut-off).

Applications for ICDF must be submitted to the Ministry of Human Resources by March 4, 2019; and MOFA applications must be received by March 18, 2019. Deadlines on other notifications will outline dates March 16/March 31; these dates are for applications to be received by the Embassy, not Human Resources. Therefore, all applications received after March 4/18 will be refused.

For further guidance (application information, eligibility etc.) kindly refer to the attached documents and/or contact the following persons:

Roger Woodley
Ministry of Education
Government of St. Kitts
Tel. No.: 467-1110

Mrs. Shanola Murrey-Gill
Ms. Ronice Williams
Ministry of Human Resources
Nevis Island Administration
Tel. No.: 469-5521 Ext. 5163/4

Daniel Kou
Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy
Victoria Road, Basseterre, St. Kitts
Tel. No.: 465-2421

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