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UPTP Project Scholarship Application


UPTP Project Scholarship at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

  • Who can apply?

UPTP students who hold bachelor's or master’s degrees applying for admission to our graduate programs as full-time students. The applicants cannot receive other forms of financial aid from NTUST or the R.O.C. (Taiwan) government (Exceptions to these regulations may be granted to students who receive research stipends or work-study payments, or financial aid provided under special agreements signed with NTUST.)

  • What do you need to prepare?

Required documents: photo, passport, ORIGINAL diploma, ORIGINAL transcript of academic records in English, language proficiency test certificate, and financial statement declaration.

Optional documents: Other proof of nationality.

  • What is your responsibility after receiving the scholarship?

You need to contribute to UPTP as either a teaching assistant or a professor upon completion of their degree program. The duration of service will be the number of years for which the scholarship is awarded.

  • How to apply?

In-coming students should file a scholarship application form at the same time they submit their application for admission in the application system of Office of International Affairs website. Application schedule (in Taiwan time) is as follows:

Dec. 01, 2023                                                  Guidelines available for 2024 Fall Admission (https://admission-r.ntust.edu.tw/p/412-1052-8763.php?Lang=en)

Feb. 1, 2024 to Mar. 28, 2024(noon)     Online application period.

May 29, 2024                                                   1st stage admission result announcement

May 29, 2024 to Jun. 05, 2024(noon)   Online intention reply for enrollment.

Jun. 19, 2024                                                    NTUST scholarship confirmation and delivery of admission letter.

Aug. 20, 2024                                                   Deadline for health report online submission

In the online application system (https://admission-r.ntust.edu.tw/p/412-1052-8763.php?Lang=en), please fill out the following answer for the scholarship survey questions:

Are you applying for a scholarship from another provider? Yes, UPTP project scholarship.

Have you received the scholarship from another provider? No

Are you going to apply for NTUST scholarship? Yes

  • Value of the scholarship

     Tuition and fees (including credit hour fees)

     An economy class flight ticket for the most direct flight to Taiwan and back to Paraguay after graduation

     Monthly stipends of NT$ 12,000 to be paid after enrollment

     Medical insurance and commercial accident insurance

     Dormitory fee at Taiwan Tech Dorm

     Subsidy of NT$ 800 per semester for book materials (Reimbursement based on receipts)

     Resident certificate application fee

  • Scholarship extension

UPTP Project scholarship are granted for one academic year and may be extended one more year once with maximum two years in total for the completion of a master’s program, or twice with maximum three years in total for the completion of a Ph. D. program.

  • How to apply for the extension

Scholarship recipients should submit the scholarship extension application to the UPTP Project office before the expiration of their current scholarship, and no later than the scholarship application deadline announced by the university.

  • What do you need to prepare for the extension?

UPTP Project scholarship recipients applying for an extension of their scholarship must submit the transcript of the previous academic year, a report on or examples of their research achievement, and a recommendation letter from their advisors.

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