Taiwan Becoming Home

“When I came to Taiwan in September 2016, armed with google maps and no ability to speak Chinese, I began my degree in International Studies at NCCU; I got my student card, and I was off. In just my first month in Taiwan, I invested my time in four classes, joined two student clubs, hiked […]

Highlights of my 2018 Fulbright

“As a Fulbright grantee during the Spring 2018 semester, I conducted a cross-cultural study of solitary dining behavior, hosted by the SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, USA. I was invited to attend regular research group meetings of the renowned Food and Brand Lab, hosted by my Fulbright sponsor, Professor Brian Wansink. These meetings […]

Reflections on my First Year Living in Taiwan

“In September 2018, I came to Taiwan as a Fulbright master’s student to complete my master’s degree in International Studies at National Chengchi University (NCCU). Before coming to Taiwan, I had  earned my bachelor’s degree studying International Studies, Chinese studies, and Mandarin at West Virginia University. Therefore, due to my educational background and an exchange […]

Youth Model United Nations Competition

On October 17th and 18th, Dr. Randall Nadeau, the Executive Director of Fulbright Taiwan, led the TEFL advisor, Megan Gilmore, and 13 English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) to join the Youth Model United Nations competition in Taichung. ETAs were invited to be the observers, and to enhance international knowledge and critical communication skills among the students. […]

AIT Girls Tech Bootcamp

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) along with Microsoft, National Dong Hwa University, the Yuan T. Lee Foundation Science Education for All, and the Foundation of Scholarly Exchange (FSE) hosted the first Girls Tech Bootcamp from October 9 to October 11, 2020 at National Dong Hwa University. The three-day intensive camp was the first of […]

“The 72 Transformations” in Mandarin Language Education

Chou Yi-Yi, 2018-2019 Fulbright FLTA (Foreign Language Teaching Assistant), continues to devote herself to Mandarin language education after returning to Taiwan. She had a Peking Opera workshop for foreign students during the Chinese learning course this Autumn. By putting on the costumes and makeup in person, students can further understand Chinese culture and have a […]

A Surprise Graduation Celebration

Candace Seabolt will be one of the English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) coming to Taiwan in January 2021. She was honored by a surprising and special graduation celebration at the University of North Georgia. “As the first UNG student from Blue Ridge to be a finalist in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, she is scheduled to […]

2020 International Education Training Program 2.0

Executive Director Randall Nadeau was invited to be a keynote speaker at the “International Education Training Program 2.0” for educational administrators from the primary school and junior high school sectors all over Taiwan. The training program was hosted by the Office of International Education in the Ministry of Education. Dr. Nadeau introduced the Fulbright Exchange […]

The Challenges and Prospects of Art Administrators in Taiwan (Abridged Version)

Five Taiwan grantees have been awarded with the Non-Academic Professional Fulbright Grant-MOC Category this year, including Jia-Li Su (tour guide of the National Palace Museum), Liang-Bin Tsao, (founder of Lightbox Photo Library), Sung-Ying Lu (specialist in the Bureau of Cultural Heritage, MOC), Shiu-Ping Wang (Independent Producer), and Feng-Chih Tsou (Director of Programming & Planning Department, […]

New Fulbright Mandarin Teaching Grants to the U.S.

Along with the expansion of the Chinese learning market, the awards quota of the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Fulbright Program (FLTA) for Fall 2021 has been increased to 60 people. Supported by the U.S. Department of State, Taiwan’s Ministry of Education (MOE), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the FLTA program supports language teachers […]

New Fulbright Master’s Scholarships to Taiwan

In the past years, the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan) has established several scholarship programs for American students to study for master’s or doctoral degrees in Taiwan. Joining the six existing programs at National Taiwan University, National Chengchi University, National Taiwan Normal University, and National Cheng Kung University, four more universities in Taiwan will […]

Executive Director of the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan) Visited Penghu County to Promote International Exchange

Dr. Randall Nadeau, the Executive Director of the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan) visited Penghu on August 28th. Lai Feng-wei, the county magistrate, shared that Penghu was awarded the Excellence Award in National Marine Education. Magistrate Lai and Director Nadeau had discussions about English education policy. The Foundation for Scholarly Exchange is responsible for […]