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STUDY in TA IWAN Taiwan Scholarship The Ministry of Education (MOE) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) initiated the Taiwan Scholarship in an effort to encour- age outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan. Taiwan MOE will provide each recipient with tuition and fees up to 40,000 Taiwan dollars (TWD) (≒USD1,333) per semester. A monthly stipend will also be provided for each recipient: TWD15,000 (≒ USD500) for undergraduate studies; TWD20,000 (≒USD666) for graduate studies. **The foreign exchange rate from USD to TWD is estimated at 1 to 30. The actual exchange rate is subject to currency fluctuations.** The Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) was granted by the Taiwan MOE to encourage international students to learn Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan. This program aims to assist HES recipients in acquiring Mandarin Chinese language skills and competency as well as to increase internationl students’ apprecia- tion of Taiwan. A monthly stipend of TWD25,000 (≒ USD833) will be provided to each recipient for a maximum period of one year. arch 31 M - 1 ruary Feb Application Submission: ATTN: Scholarship Education Division of TECO in Houston 11 Greenway Plaza, Suite 2012 Houston, TX 77046 CONTACT 713-871-0851 houston@moetw.org http://www.moetw.org The Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston iF Magazine | www.iFMagazine.net 39