Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages Guidelines for International Student Scholarships
I. These Guidelines are enacted to encourage outstanding international students to attend and pursue degrees at the Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages (hereinafter “University”).
II. In these Guidelines, the term “international students” refers to students as defined in paragraph 2 of the Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan by the Ministry of Education.
III. Funds for International Student Scholarships are budgeted by the Office of International and Cross-strait Cooperation. Students in 5-year junior college programs may receive scholarships for up to 5 years. Students in undergraduate programs may receive scholarships for up to 4 years. Students in graduate programs may receive scholarships for up to 2 years.
IV. In order to preserve and extend the educational mission and spirit of the Ursulines in founding high schools and vocational schools, students from developing countries are given priority. Details of the scholarships will be determined each year based upon the annual budget of the University and the subsidies from the Ministry of Education. Every academic year, the University will award 50 full scholarships and 100 partial scholarships in principle to be distributed among graduate, undergraduate and junior college students combined.
A. Full Scholarships: Full scholarship awardees are granted the total amount of tuition and fees for the current semester. Recipients may be awarded the scholarship only once a semester. It includes a year of Chinese language courses.
B. Partial Scholarships: Partial scholarship awardees are granted one half of the total amount of tuition and fees for the current semester. Recipients may be awarded the scholarship only once a semester. It includes a year of Chinese language courses.
V. Application and Evaluation procedures:
A. International students may submit applications for International Student Scholarships to the Section of Overseas Student Affairs of Office of International and Cross-strait Cooperation when they apply for admission.
B. Full and partial Scholarship recipients are determined by the Recruitment Committee of the University.
C. Scholarship recipients must have received grades of B or better in academic performance and conduct in the previous semester to continue applying for this scholarship to the Section of Overseas Student Affairs. Otherwise, the scholarship will be temporarily discontinued. Students who regain the required level of performance in the following semester may resume receiving the scholarship.
VI. International students who are already receiving a scholarship awarded by the government of the Republic of China (not including this scholarship) are not eligible.
VII. Scholarship awardees who have not completed registration or enrollment deferment procedures for the current academic year will lose their eligibility to receive scholarships.
VIII. Scholarship awardees who have provided forged or false information lose their eligibility to receive scholarships. Any amount of scholarship money awarded must be returned.
IX. These Guidelines become effective after approval by the Administrative Committee and ratification by the University President. Amendments follow the same procedure.