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The Foundation’s programs encompass three regions, including the American Region, European Region, and Developing Regions. Full-time faculty at academic institutions, as well as graduate students doing MA or Ph.D. research are eligible to apply to these programs, the mission of which is to encourage scholars in Taiwan and overseas to undertake research projects in the humanities and social sciences that can shed new light on Chinese culture and society and encourage international scholarly exchange. Full-time faculty may apply for research grants, conference and seminar grants, publication subsidies, database grants, lecture series grants, etc. Graduate students may apply for doctoral dissertation fellowships and grants for short-term overseas research.

Grant programs differ among the five regions. Please follow the appropriate links for your own location.

Application periods vary in accordance with types of grant and regions

  1. The application periods for Conference and Seminar Grants and Publication Subsidies are from August 1 to September 15 and from December 1 to January 15 of the following year.
  2. The application period for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the European Region is from December 1 to January 15 of the following year.
  3. The application period for all other grants and fellowships is from August 1 to October 15.

Application Process