|Taiwan: Arts, Education, Humanities, Professional Fields and Social Sciences|
Fulbright Scholar Program
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Institute of International Education (IIE)
Funder's opportunity ID:13113-TW (Re-issue of 10111-TW, 11113-TW, 12113-TW)
Private Foundation or Non-Profit
Upper: $900,000TWD Lower: $414,000TWD
Up to 16 grants are available for 6 to 10 months, as follows:
- Teaching, and Teaching/Research grants: One semester grants may begin in September 2023 or February 2024. Two-semester grants must begin in September 2024.
- Research grants: Grants must begin between September 1, 2023 and April 1, 2024, and they must be completed by September 30, 2024.
- Award Allowances
- Monthly Support:
- Base Stipend
- Teaching and Teaching/Research grants: NT$90,000 (US$3,200) per month
- Research grants: NT$69,000 (US$2,400) per month
- Living Allowance:
- Teaching, Research, and Teaching/Research Grants: NT$30,000 (US$1,000) per month; an additional NT$6,000 (US$214) for accompanying spouse and NT$6,000 (US$214) per accompanying child, up to two children
- Housing Allowance:
- Teaching and Teaching/Research grants: Provided by the host institution (benefit equivalent to approximately US$1,200 per month)
- Research grants: Housing allowance of NT$30,000 (US$1,000) per month for the grantee including accompanying spouse; if the number of accompanying dependents is two or more people, the housing allowance is NT$36,000 (US$1,250)
- Estimated Travel and Relocation Allowance for Grantee
- A direct roundtrip economy-class air ticket will be provided for the grantee and up to three accompanying dependents
- A one-time settling-in allowance and baggage allowance of NT$36,000 (US$1,250), upon arrival
- Estimated Book and Research Allowance
- One-time research allowance of NT$15,000 (US$500)
- Additional Dependent Benefits
- Dependents must accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the period abroad and a minimum of one semester in order to qualify for additional dependent benefits. Dependent benefits are not provided to Flex grantees.
- Dependent tuition allowance of up to US$10,000 per child per semester for accompanying dependents in grades 1-12, and up to US$20,000 per family. The tuition allowance is only for regular semesters (the first semester begins in mid-September and ends in late January; the second semester begins in early February and ends in late June, depending on the lunar calendar).
- Special Award Benefits
- After receiving the Taiwan Alien Resident Certificate (ARC), national health insurance will be provided
- After accompanying, qualifying dependents obtain the Taiwan ARC and have been in Taiwan for 6 months continuously and calculate from ARC isssued date, national health insurance will be provided
- Exemption from Taiwan visa application fee (US$160)
- Exemption from Taiwan income tax on the Fulbright stipend
Individuals: Early Career and Emerging in Field
Individuals: Mid-Career to Established in Field
Award activities include:
Only projects in the following disciplines will be considered:
- Teaching grants: Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the area of scholar's specialization. Teaching loads range from three to 12 hours per week. Scholars may also be asked to serve in other capacities, such as thesis advisor, tutor, or editor, and assist with curriculum development, practical training, conference organization, public lectures, seminars, or research collaboration.
- Research grants: Conduct research in applicant's field of specialization.
- Teaching/Research grants: Teach and conduct research per semester in the field of specialization. Also, consult on curriculum, program, and faculty development and conduct seminars and workshops. Preference is given to research activities involving collaboration with local scholars. For teaching/research, the proportion of each should be determined in consultation with the host and clearly stated in the proposal.
Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, but applications in the following specializations are preferred: Chinese and/or Taiwan studies; creativity, innovation and cultural industry; Cross-Strait studies; health care policy; entrepreneurship; international affairs; international education; international relations; management; marine science; migration and immigration policy; public policy; public safety; science, technology and innovation policy; and tourism.
- American Studies
- Area Studies, non- U.S.
- Art History
- Creative Writing
- Environmental Sciences
- Film/Cinema Studies
- History, American
- History, non- U.S.
- Library Science
- Literature, American
- Literature, non- U.S.
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Public Health
- Religious Studies
- Social Work
- Urban Planning/Studies
Additional depth and breadth are encouraged in seven general areas: "Indigenous People Initiative," "Pacific Corals Holistic Project," "Tomorrow's Rivers Initiative, "Cross-Strait Studies, "English Education Project," "Public Health," and "Arts & Culture."
Applicants are expected to have either a published research record (for academics) or have established a creative portfolio (for artists) or other bodies of work within the last three years. Applicants with three or more years of university teaching experience are preferred.
Applicants residing in the award country at the time of application or thereafter are not eligible to apply for this award. Permanent residents of the award country are not eligible to apply for this award.
A letter of invitation is preferred.
All teaching will be in English; additional language proficiency is not required. For teaching/research and research, adequate language skills for proposed research is required. For applicants without local language proficiency, feasibility of conducting research in English must be demonstrated in the proposal. Completion of the language proficiency report(s) depends upon the research needs.