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About this scholarship


In 2023, ANU re-signed an agreement with the Department of International and Cross-Strait Education of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (hereunder referred to as "DICE") to continue the Taiwan Australian National University Scholarship until 2028.

The scholarship program commenced in 2013 and provides tuition fees and stipends for up to 5 Taiwanese students per year to undertake PhD studies at ANU over the course of the five year agreement. The scholarships will be jointly funded by ANU and DICE.



$ 36,652

per annum

plus full tuition (current year value)

5 on offer

Payments made fortnightly

Payments made for 3.5 years

  • Student types

    International, Prospective
  • Student levels

    Postgraduate research
  • Number of scholarships awarded

    5 on offer
  • Selection bases

    Academic merit
  • Ongoing eligibility

    Continuation based on academic performance
  • Extension duration

    6 month extension available.

Field of study

All areas except for professional doctorates.



Eligibility: Scholarship is awarded on the condition that the scholar is a citizen of Taiwan who is admitted to and continues to pursue a full-time program for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at The Australian National University. Applicants should normally be resident in Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Ma Tsu, although those currently residing outside Taiwan are not excluded.

Eligible Program: PhD

Selection basis: Students selected for the Scholarships must be exemplary students who have demonstrated merit through consistently achieving high academic results.

Additional information


It is anticipated that up to 5 Taiwan-ANU PhD Scholarships will be offered in the 2023 application round (commencement year: 2024).

Application to ANU - deadline for 2023 Taiwan-ANU PhD Scholarships: 30 November 2023.
Study must be commenced between 1 May 2024 and 31 August 2024.

Students must apply to ANU for the PhD program before 30 November 2023. When completing Section 2 (Scholarships) of the ANU PhD application form, please specify under 'Other' that you will be applying for the 'Taiwan Australian National University Scholarship'.

Application to Taiwan DICE: 08:30am CST 13 November 2023- 12:00pm CST 7 December 2023.

Students should submit a separate scholarship application to Taiwan Ministry of Education between 13 November 2023 and 7 December 2023.