Fulbright-Formosa Plastics Group Scholarship, for Senior Scholar


Fulbright-Formosa Plastics Group Scholarship, for Senior Scholar




§ Description and Purpose


These grants have two goals: 1) to provide scholars with opportunities to conduct in-depth research in academic fields in Early Intervention and Geriatric Health Promotion; and 2) to develop lasting professional contacts at U.S. institutions.


§ Benefits:

Partial Grant (up to 1 award)

  • A fixed sum from US$3,600 to US$12,000, prorated over the grant period.
  • A book allowance of US$3,000
  • Possible placement services by IIE

§ Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants are eligible who:

  • 1. Have held the rank of assistant professor or assistant research fellow (or its equivalent) or above for at least 3 years, and are affiliated with a university or research institution in Taiwan.
  • 2. Are recommended by the highest chief administrator of the home institution. (please use the Approval Form included in the Application Instruction downloaded here: http://www.fulbright.org.tw/application)
    The duration of grants ranges from 3 to 10 months. The grants must begin no earlier than August 1, 2020. They must end no later than August 31, 2021. The grant should not be used for different stages.
  • 3. Meet the Grant Conditions and Provisions (http://www.fulbright.org.tw/tw/provisionsandconditions)

Applicants are ineligible who:

  • 1. Are currently teaching, studying, or conducting research in the U.S.
  • 2. Have returned to Taiwan from the U.S. less than 3 years from the time of application.
  • 3. Have received a J-1 visa in the category of Professor/Research Scholar within the past 2 years. They cannot be issued another J-1 visa in the category of Professor/ Research Scholar.

During the grant period, grantee must submit a research/ reflections report to FSE Online Journal (http://journal.fulbright.org.tw/).

§ Application Procedure

Apply online no later than October 31, 2019. For application 
information, please go to the following website:


 Submit the hard copy of following required documents to Fulbright Taiwan, postmarked no later than 
October 31, 2019.
• Hard copies of your completed on-line application form (filled in English, including application form, 
project statement, English CV, highest chief administrator approval form, financial statement of other 
grants/ scholarships which will be used in the same period of Fulbright grant, and passport copy)
• Chinese CV (the translation version of your English CV with your cell phone number and mailing 
. We’ll deliver the notification letter via post mail after the nomination list is confirmed.)
• 3 English recommendation letters (if your referees do not want to complete recommendation letters 

The mailing address is:台北市10043延平南路45號 2樓
                                 傅爾布萊特交換計畫 (Formosa-Senior)


 Application process has been completed! Wait for the notification letter!

For updated information, please contact Ms. Lisa Lin,
Tel︰(02) 2388-2100 ext 112 / Fax:(02) 2388-2855

§ Selection Procedure

In early
In early December, a Selection Committee (academic peers from a variety of disciplines, Board 
members, and staff) reviews all documents and research proposals and recommends a slate for final selection by Fulbright Taiwan’s Board. 
At the end 
of December
● Applicants are notified by Fulbright Taiwan of nomination/non-nomination by the end of December after the Board meeting. Their nomination is also sent to J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship 
Board (FFSB).
● The grant is then subject to:
a. Approval by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB)
b. Acceptance of the candidate's research proposal by a U.S. institution 
April of the 
following year 
Final approval is then normally received by Fulbright Taiwan in April and conveyed to grantees as 
soon as received.
*Please be noted that all Taiwan grantees travel to U.S. must hold a J-type visa for academic and 
cultural exchange programs. Please refer to the following link for more visa-related details:



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