BACS-Taiwan Studentships

BACS-Taiwan Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

BACS administers a competitive scholarship programme on behalf of the Taiwan Ministry of Education for nine-month, six-month, three-month and two-month language programmes at approved centres in Taiwan. A monthly stipend of NT$25,000 is provided to cover fees and to contribute to maintenance expenses. Application deadlines are usually around March of each year, for studentships to be taken up that summer/autumn/spring or the following spring. For information about study in Taiwan, see

To read about the experiences of previous holders of BACS-Taiwan Studentships please see the BACS-Taiwan Studentships Testimonials page.

Follow this link for a list of Language Centres recognised by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan.

Those intending to apply should consider sitting the Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language if they do not hold any formal Mandarin qualifications.

Applications for 2018-19 will open soon.  Last year’s forms and information is provided below for reference purposes. 

*Please read the ‘Notes for Applicants’ and ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ documents carefully before addressing queries to, or to the Education Division of the Taipei Representative Office in the U.K., as appropriate.

HES 2017-2018 Information for UK Applicants

HES 2017 BACS Notes for Applicants

HES 2017 Application Form

HES 2017 Reference Form

Frequently Asked Questions