Fulbright Taiwan 傅爾布萊特獎學金

June 2014
Media Contact: Boyun Chiou, Marketing & Media Coordinator, Fulbright Taiwan

For Americans: New Scholarship Opportunities, Taiwan
New scholarships available for US scholars, Post-docs, MA students, Distinguished Teachers, and English teachers

Taipei, Taiwan. Scholars, postdocs, language teachers, students, and professionals who plans to visit East Asia now have a new destination with a strong and vibrant research community, a clean and convenient living environment, and open-minded, friendly people. The Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (FSE) hosts the prestigious Fulbright Taiwan Scholarship Program and is ready to assist you in your next innovative idea.

Four new scholarships and up to 20 additional seats, a total of up to 95, are now available.
l   Adding to the strong humanities and social science focus, the new “Cross-strait Studies Scholarship” supports researchers who focus on contemporary topics for mainland China and Taiwan, a maximum of USD 105,500 will be awarded for each scholar.[1]
l   The new “Postdoc Scholarship” supports up to 6 grantees who plan to work with Taiwan academic institutions.
l   The new “MA Degree Scholarship” supports graduate students interested in International Studies, Communications, Design, or Agricultural Economics, with tuition waiver, round trip airfare, and monthly allowance. These MA programs are taught in English.
l   A Distinguished Teacher Award for K-12 scholars will bring two experienced teachers to Taiwan for a semester to study, undertake a project, and provide classroom expertise.
l   For college graduates who are eager to explore a different culture, the English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program will host up to 15 additional ETAs for a total of 78. 

Dr. William Vocke, the Executive Director of FSE says, “These are all important new opportunities. In particular, the Cross-strait Studies Scholarship is an important step for both United States, Taiwan, and China to explore a new avenues of exchange and cooperation. The Fulbright Taiwan vision is, ‘a world with a little more knowledge, and a little less conflict,’ and we are happy to provide this opportunity. “

Scholars, post-docs, MA students, Teachers, and ETAs should consider applying. The supportive research environment, attractive living conditions, and rich, creative culture will turn a new page to your life. To apply for the scholarship at Fulbright Taiwan, visit fulbright.org.tw or iie.org (students) or cies.org (scholars)

About the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (FSE)
FSE (Fulbright Taiwan) is one of approximately 50 bi-national/bilateral organizations in the world established to administer the Fulbright educational exchange program outside the U.S. Over the past 50 years, the Foundation has financed over 1,600 Taiwan Fulbright grantees to the U.S. and more than 1,300 U.S. Fulbright grantees to Taiwan.

Taiwan’s Fulbright Program receives support from U.S. government through the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS), and from the Taiwanese government through the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Education (MOFA) (MOE) and the local governments of Yilan, Kaohsiung, Kinmen, Taichung, Taipei, and Taitung. Founded in 1947 in Nanjing, suspended until 1957 and restarted, formalized in 1964, and renamed in 1979 FSE’s role is the facilitator for all Fulbright programs in Taiwan. It operates under a broad mandate to promote a “world of a little more knowledge and a little less conflict,” through the medium of international exchange. FSE’s Board of Directors includes 5 American members and 5 Taiwan members who are the governing body for this legal, international non-profit entity.

About the Fulbright Program
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Fulbright offers approximately 8,000 competitive, merit-based grants annually for Students, Scholars, Teachers, Professionals, and Groups. Grants are available for U.S. citizens to go to abroad and for non-U.S. citizens to come to the U.S.

[1] The calculation of the grant is based on the length and other attributes, the foundation reserve the final decision of the award amount.

媒體聯絡人:學術交流基金會 邱柏耘先生


(臺北,台灣) 在物價飛漲的年代,學術交流基金會(Fulbright Taiwan)董事會決定大幅提高傅爾布萊特獎學金額度來因應這個大趨勢。這項決策將提高台灣赴美攻讀博士學生與研究學者的獎助金額。
l   攻讀博士學位學生獎學金:提供1名全額獎助,最多新台幣150萬元(美金50,000元)。另有12名部分獎助,每位新台幣45萬元(美金15,000元)
l   資深學者獎助金:提供1名全額獎助,最多新台幣120萬元(美金40,000元)。另有25位部分獎助,每名新台幣45萬元(美金15,000元)

l   早期療育老人健康促進是台灣社會福利的重要趨勢。為充實這兩大領域專家學者的知識交流與建構機制,學術交流基金會與深耕早期療育與老人健康促進領域多年的台塑集團共同成立全新獎學金項目:「傅爾布萊特-台塑關係企業獎助學金」。
n   資深學者
n   專業人員
l   學術交流基金會與美國杜蘭大學法學院合作成立攻讀法學碩士學位獎助金。該校位於美國路易西安納州,是美國50州中唯一一州與台灣一樣採用歐陸法系作為立法基礎。


l   英語教師赴美進修暨協助華語教學獎助計畫(FLTA)近年為一個新的項目。選送青年英語教師赴美修習一年,並同時擔任華語協同教學活動。獎助內容包含:學費、機票、食宿及生活津貼。
l   優秀教師計畫將贊助中小學資深教師至印地安那大學研修一學期、分享教學經驗,並完成一項專案。

各類獎學金已開放線上申請,學生類獎項於81日截止,英語教師赴美進修暨協助華語教學獎助計畫教師類別於815日截止,學者類及優秀教師計畫教師於1031日截止。詳情請參考學術交流基金會網站:http://www.fulbright.org.tw/ 或致電林小姐:02-2388-2100 分機112

關於學術交流基金會 Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan)

學術交流基金會 (Fulbright Taiwan/FSE) 係美國與世界150個國家或組織共同推動傅爾布萊特計畫 (Fulbright Program) 單位之一,其中有50個單位是由雙邊政府共同成立的獨立運作基金會,學術交流基金會即是其一。半世紀以來,學術交流基金會提供約1,300位美國學人及1,600位台灣的學人進行雙向交流。

台灣傅爾布萊特交換計畫分別由美國政府透過美國在台協會(AIT)、美國國務院(DOS),及台灣政府透過外交部(MOFA)、教育部(MOE)、宜蘭、高雄、金門、台中、台北及台東縣市政府共同支持。本計畫於1947年成立於南京,歷經數年動盪,於1957年重新於台灣啟動,歷經1964年正規化並於 1979年更名,學術交流基金會持續於台灣推行各項傅爾布萊特學人交換計畫。基金會在董事會的監督下,旨在透過國際交流來推廣「給世界多一點點知識,少一點點衝突」這項願景。董事會由5位美國董事及5位臺灣董事,共同監管此一合法之國際型非營利組織。

關於傅爾布萊特計畫 (the Fulbright Program)