Apply now for the Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program, a unique ambassador program for United States college undergraduate or graduate students who are interested in studying Mandarin (Chinese) and learning about Taiwanese culture.
There is no requirement for proficiency in Chinese language. Accepted students will be enrolled in the Chinese Language Center at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU, http://www.ncku.edu.tw ) in Tainan City, Taiwan. The application period ends on Feb. 15, 2013 for early acceptance and March 31, 2013 for general acceptance. Applications can be submitted on line at www.taiwanusalliance.com .
The 2013 TUSA program starts July 1 and ends August 23th. A stipend of NT $25,000 (US $800) per month for two months (July & August) will be awarded to each scholarship recipient. The scholarship is budgeted to cover tuition, dormitory fees, all program-related travel and excursions, and accident/outpatient health insurance. The program is sponsored by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, and a total of 36 ‘Ambassador’ students will be accepted for the 2013 class.
Find out more information on the TUSA website.