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Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy announces 2016 ICDF scholarship program

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (FEBRUARY 04, 2016) – The following is a press release from the Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy regarding the 2016 Taiwan ICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Programs (both Undergraduate and Graduate programs) for nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis.
The 2016 International Higher Education Scholarship Programs of Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) are now available for registration. Those who are interested in seeking a bachelor, master or doctoral degree in various fields in Taiwan are encouraged to check the Taiwan ICDF website at http://www.icdf.org.tw/mp.asp?mp=2 , click on the Scholarship Program at flash icon for detailed information.
Bachelor and postgraduate programs are offered in the fields of agribusiness, tropical agriculture, business administration, mechanical engineering, international business and trade, journalism and mass communication, medical laboratory sciences and Biotechnology and medicine.
Master programs are offered in the fields of tropical agriculture, business administration, international affairs, technology management, information systems and applications, international human resource development, international health, aquaculture technology and management, environment sustainable development, mechanical engineering, electrical power engineering, industrial engineering and management, international nursing science, agricultural economics, civil engineering and management, international business and trade, tropical medicine, international health care administration, international cultural and creative industries, agriculture, educational leadership and management development
Ph.D. programmes are offered in the fields of tropical agriculture and international health.
Please be aware that all applicants are to apply to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy, through the Ministry of Education of St. Kitts and Nevis before March 18th, 2016.
Applicants should submit documents listed below to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy. Applicants must also ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation; failure to do so will result in the application not being processed. Please also note that late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed.

1. A completed application form (completed online: http://www.icdf.org.tw/TSP?WelcomeStart.aspx , printed out and signed). Please note: The online application system will be closed on March 17. Please complete the application as earlier as possible.
2. A photocopy of applicant’s passport or other documents showing proof of nationality.
3. A photocopy of applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts. Please note: If not issued by a Taiwanese educational institution, these documents must be certified by the Ministry of Education of St. Kitts and Nevis then authenticated by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy. If these documents are in languages other than Chinese or English, a Chinese and or English translation should be provided.
4. A photocopy of applicant’s English proficiency certificate. Please note: This means a TOEFL test score or that of another recognises English proficiency exam or documents certifying that the applicant has graduated from a program where all the courses were taught in English. Applicants who are unable to provide such proof of English proficiency due to special circumstances may be added for English proficiency by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy via interview or other forms of testing. Applicants whose official national language is English are exempt from needing to supply these documents.
5. A Taiwan ICDF Medical Report:
http://www.icdf.org.tw/ct.asp?xItem=12507&ctNode=30318&mp=2 (including an HIV test) dated within the past three months.
6. Two letters of reference.
7. Any other documents specifically requested by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy.
Please note that each applicant can only apply for one program at a time. The applicant also needs to submit a separate program application to his/her chosen universities,
Each applicant shall visit individual programme website, provide all enrolment application documents (print) out and sign it) and mail to individual universities in Taiwan. The applicant’s enrolment program application should be received by the programme host universities before the deadline set by each program.
Original application documents must be authenticated by one of the government agencies such as Human resources department. A complete set of original and authenticated documents and an additional Xerox copy of the documents are required.
Incomplete documents and belated applications will not be processed. Please also note that late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed. Moreover, admission decision will be made by a joint committee in Taiwan.
Should you have any questions on enrolment documents, please directly contact individual Taiwan ICDF Scholarship Partner Universities. For questions on this scholarship please contact the Embassy at 465-2421.

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