Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award Guidelines
1、為表彰曾留學臺灣之外籍人士傑出表現、提升臺灣海外知名度促進與臺灣保持密切互動、聯繫友好感情，並鼓勵在學外籍生見賢思齊，教育部Study in Taiwan (SIT)人才資料庫計畫辦公室特訂定「全球留臺傑出校友獎選拔作業說明」。
The Study in Taiwan Database Office established by the
Ministry of Education has formulated these Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award
Guidelines. The Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award is designed to honor the
outstanding achievements of people who have studied in Taiwan as a foreign
student; enhance Taiwan’s reputation overseas; strengthen
and maintain close connections and friendly relations between those former
foreign students and Taiwan; and encourage current foreign students to learn
from and emulate outstanding alumni of universities in Taiwan.
2、全球留臺傑出校友獎選拔每 2 年舉辦1 次，每次以5 至10 位為原則。
The selection of Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award
recipients will be made once every two years. In principle, between five and
ten outstanding people will be selected to receive an award each time.
Any foreigner who has studied in Taiwan and completed a
degree or a training program approved by the Ministry of Education and has
achievements in one of the following categories is eligible to be nominated to
receive a Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award. There is no limit to the number of
times a person can be nominated but they can only receive this award once.
Awardee achievement categories:
Academic: For demonstrating outstanding expertise or
having been recognized with some prestigious national and/or international
award, for work in an academic research field.
Industry and Commerce: For outstanding achievement in a
business venture or enterprise that the person set up or is running.
Political: For an exceptional achievement or a
significant contribution by a person who after returning to their home country
serves as a civil servant or in its government representing the interests of
its people, and who has political influence.
Humanities and Communications: For an exceptional
achievement or a significant contribution in a field of the humanities, social
sciences, or communications.
Other: For deeds which have made a specific contribution
or some other outstanding achievement in a category other than those listed
above, which deserves to be recognized.
Eligible outstanding alumni may be nominated for a
Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award in the following ways:
- Be nominated by a government agency or a company in which
the person is working.
- Be nominated by an overseas mission of the Republic of
China (Taiwan) responsible for the country or region where the person is
- Be nominated by the program director or a professor at
the university or tertiary college where the person undertook their degree or
training program, or by the director of the language center in Taiwan where the
person undertook a language program or by a language teacher there.
in Taiwan 人才資料庫計畫主持人擔任召集人，邀請教育部代表及專家學者組成，選拔委員（含召集人）共5 至9 人。每兩年宣布接受推薦期限，選拔委員會收到推薦表後，召開評選會議評審及核定。
The Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Awardee Selection
Committee (abbreviated below to “the selection committee”) will be convened by
the director of the Study in Taiwan Database and will have between five and
nine members, including the convener. The other members will be invited
representatives of the Ministry of Education, and experts and scholars. The
deadline for submitting nominations will be publicly announced every two years.
In principle, the Study in Taiwan Database Office will
cover the cost of a round-trip economy class airfare between their home country
and Taiwan, and the other costs of a visit to Taiwan for each award recipient. The number of days
they will spend in Taiwan as official guests will be adjusted in accordance with
the budgetary funds available that year.