Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) and its International Education and Training Division have been dedicated to shares Taiwan’s own development experiences with partner countries around the world. The aim is to help our partner countries cultivate and nurture many talented pools of human resources.
To achieve this objective, the Taiwan ICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned 20 partner universities in Taiwan, named Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA). Awarded students receive scholarships to study in Taiwan. Campus activities are organized in association with TICA institutions which allow overseas students to interact with Taiwanese students and become more engaged in international affairs.
Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering (Dept of CSIE) at National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) officially join the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) since January of 2014.
This is 1-year Chinese Language plus 4-year Computer Science & Information Engineering Program. (5-year scholarship program)
Students who are awarded this scholarship will be offered one (1) year of Chinese language classes in NDHU. Students will be benefited from these classes as increasing the ability to speak and to understand Chinese, and as being capable of passing the language proficiency exam – Test Of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL) Level-3 , as the requirement of this scholarship, in order to continue the undergraduate study.
The CSIE undergraduate study covers many interesting and challenging topics of Computer Science and Information Engineering as listed below:
1. Big Data & Cloud Computing
2. Wireless & Mobile Computing
3. Parallel & Distributed Processing
4. Computer Networks
5. VLSI Circuit & Embedded Systems
6. Data Knowledge Base Systems
7. Multimedia Systems
8. Software Engineering & System Design
9. Information Security
10. Artificial Intelligence
11. Computer Graphics & Digital Games
13. and much more topics…
Students will receive a “Bachelor of Science” Degree in Computer Science & Information Engineering after completing their studies.
An applicant must:
- Be a citizen of a country on the List of Countries Eligible for Taiwan ICDF Scholarship, and satisfy any specific criteria established by his/her government of citizenship.
- Neither be a citizen nor an overseas compatriot student of the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan).
- Satisfy the admission requirements of the National Dong Hwa University under Taiwan ICDF scholarship.
- Be able to satisfy all requirements for a Resident Visa (Code: FS) set by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) set by the Ministry of the Interior, of the ROC (Taiwan) government. This means that if an applicant cannot satisfy the visa requirements, Taiwan ICDF has the right to revoke a scholarship offered.
- Upon accepting the Taiwan ICDF scholarship, an applicant cannot hold any other ROC (Taiwan) government-sponsored scholarship (such as the Taiwan Scholarship) in the same academic year.
- Applicants who had already received Taiwan ICDF scholarships, MOFA’s Taiwan Scholarships, or MOE scholarships must return back to their home countries for more than one year before applying Taiwan ICDF scholarships. (For example: to apply for 2014 Scholarship, an applicant must have graduated and returned back to his/her home country before July 31, 2013).
- Have never had any scholarship revoked by any ROC (Taiwan) Government agency or related instuition, nor had been expelled from any University in Taiwan.
★Introduction of 2014 Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Awardees in Dept of CSIE, NDHU