BACS-Taiwan Studentships

BACS-Taiwan Huayu Enrichment Scholarships

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.

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


BACS-Taiwan Huayu Enrichment Scholarships 2018-19: Applications now open.

Deadline: 27 March 2019 (17:00 GMT).

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: Foreign Student Information for UK Applicants (2019)

HES: BACS Notes for Applicants (2019)

HES: Application Form (2019)

HES: Reference Form (2019)

HES: Frequently Asked Questions (2019)

BACS will send an acknowledgement e-mail to confirm receipt of every application form and reference received.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their complete application (including both references) has been received by BACS.