Apply Now for the Kaohsiung Medical University Scholarship 2024 – Fully Funded


Are you an international student looking for a world-class medical education in Taiwan? Do you want to study at one of the top private medical universities in Asia? If yes, then you should apply for the Kaohsiung Medical University Scholarship 2024.

This scholarship is a fully funded opportunity that covers your tuition fees, accommodation, and monthly stipends. You can choose from a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, life science, nursing, health sciences, and humanities & social sciences.

Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) is a prestigious institution that offers excellent medical training and research facilities. You will have the chance to learn from experienced faculty members, interact with diverse cultures, and participate in traditional Chinese festivals. You will also benefit from the affiliated hospitals that provide healthcare services and medical internships.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have a non-R.O.C. nationality and comply with the Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan (Ministry of Education).
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent for undergraduate programs, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent for master’s programs, and a master’s degree or equivalent for Ph.D. programs.
  • You must have a good academic record and meet the admission requirements of your chosen program.
  • You must have a valid passport and visa for studying in Taiwan.
  • You must not have any criminal record or health issues that may affect your studies.

Application Process

To apply for this scholarship, you must follow these steps:

  • Visit the KMU Admissions website and register an account.
  • Fill out the online application form and upload the required documents, such as transcripts, diplomas, passport, study plan, recommendation letters, etc.
  • Pay the application fee of NT$ 1,600 (about US$ 55) by credit card or bank transfer.
  • Submit your application before the deadline of March 29, 2024.
  • Wait for the admission results, which will be announced in late November 2024.
  • If you are accepted, you will receive an admission letter and a scholarship confirmation letter from KMU.
  • Apply for a visa and prepare for your arrival in Taiwan.


  • Q: Do I need to take an English proficiency test such as TOEFL or IELTS?
  • A: No, you do not need to take any English proficiency test. However, you should have a good command of English as the medium of instruction at KMU is English.
  • Q: How much is the monthly stipend for the scholarship recipients?
  • A: The monthly stipend varies depending on your program and academic performance. For undergraduate programs, it ranges from NT$ 6,000 to NT$ 10,000 (about US$ 205 to US$ 342). For postgraduate programs, it ranges from NT$ 10,000 to NT$ 20,000 (about US$ 342 to US$ 684).
  • Q: Can I apply for other scholarships or financial aid from KMU or the Taiwan government?
  • A: Yes, you can apply for other scholarships or financial aid as long as they do not conflict with the KMU Scholarship. For example, you can apply for the Elite Study In Taiwan Scholarship, the Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Students, or the Funding Opportunities in Research.
  • Q: What are the advantages of studying at KMU?
  • A: KMU is a leading medical university in Taiwan that has a long history and reputation in medical education and research. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, qualified faculty, and diverse learning opportunities. You will also enjoy the cultural and social aspects of living in Kaohsiung, a vibrant and modern city in southern Taiwan.
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