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Taipei City offers scholarships to Americans studying Chinese

Taipei City offers scholarships to Americans studying Chinese

The Taipei City Government is offering scholarships to U.S. citizens who live in American cities and areas that maintain sisterhood ties with Taipei to learn Chinese in Taiwan, Taiwan's representative office in Washington, D.C. said in a news release Sunday.
The scholarships - NT$25,000 (US$750) per student - are part of Taipei City's efforts to promote "city diplomacy" aimed at expanding international exchanges, according to the news release by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington (TECO).
A total of 10 applicants from 12 of Taipei City's sister cities in the United States will be awarded scholarships. The 12 cities are Houston, Marshall (Texas) , Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Oklahoma City, Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis and Guam.
The U.S. students who receive the scholarships will take classes from September this year to next February at the language centers of National Taiwan University, National Taiwan Normal University or National Chengchi University (國立政治大學).
Interested individuals are welcome to visit the Web site of the Taipei City Education Department at www.edunet.taipei.gov.tw/public/ ReadNews for more information. The registration period ends May 22.


Updated : 2021-04-11 20:47 GMT+08:00