Facts & Numbers

Fulbright Taiwan Yearly Summary FY17​

The financial year 2017-2018 (referred to as FY17) of the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan) refers to the period between July 1st 2017 and June 30th 2018.
Grantee

186

Fulbright Grantees

with a 4.5% growth from FY16.

FY15 FY16 FY17

165 178 186

In addition, 35 US Fulbright Researchers from China and Hong Kong spent a week in Taipei for the Cross-strait Research Workshop.

Grantee

136

Americans

50

Taiwanese

Grantee

7

New and Expanded Grant Categories

For FY18

  • MOC Scholarships
  • Expanded FLTA program

 

For FY19

  • Increased Stipend for U.S. Scholars
  • Expanded PhD scholarships
  • Expanded MA scholarships  
Grantee

70%

Female grantees

Across the whole of FY17 grantees, 70% are female. Among core grantees (scholars and fellows), 64% are female.

Grantee

37

States in the U.S.

sent 137 Americans to Taiwan, and hosted 50 Taiwanese Fulbrighters.

Grantee

NTD 163M

Total Expenses in FY17

FY17  FY16


Direct     130.2  127.8 


Indirect    32.8   32.2 


Total             163    160 


 

Millions in New Taiwan Dollars

30 NTD = 1 USD app.

ETA

All in for English learning and cultural understanding

89

English Teaching Assistants (ETAs), receive support from 4 full time FSE-TEFL Advisors, 12 professors, and 9 staff. 

A month-long TEFL training orientation in August, bi-weekly workshops, bi-weekly reports professionally reviewed, and classroom observations were provided to prepare ETAs to thrive in the classroom and in daily cultural interactions.

ETA

110

Taiwanese K-12 schools

9 different counties in Taiwan were involved in the ETA program, 30,008 students were reached.

236

Taiwanese English teachers

co-teach with Fulbright ETAs

ETA

30,008

Students contacted in 2017-2018

by the ETAs through classrooms, English Villages, Camps, and community services.

ETA

8

Audio Children’s Storybooks

were created by the ETAs. The recordings will be a useful resources to teachers and kids whom are already using the 23 storybooks created over the years. The stories covered a wide range of topics, including family, friendships, cultural understandings, career aspiration, Local attractions, and many more.

Alumni

3053

Alumni from Taiwan and United States

A strong alumni network provides new alumni members a useful resource academically and professionally.

Delete 60 Years of Educational Exchange website

provides grantees & alumni opportunities to engage with each other and access historical FSE records.

Alumni

12

Fulbright trees were planted

across Taiwan and the US following the call for tree planting initiative inspired by the 2016 Fulbright Tree Planting event in DC.

Media

195%

Visitor growth

on English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) website with 45,856 hits.

Media

3:37 minutes

Average View

of all the Fulbright Taiwan YouTube videos. There was a total of 68,477 minutes, or 47 days 13 hours of watch time on the channel, and 18,309 views on the YouTube channel by the end of FY17 resulting in a 63% increase from FY16.

Media

44,184 minutes

Watched of the Thought Leader Talk

featuring Dr. Michael Sandel’s keynote speech on “Ethics and Leadership for the 21st Century.”

The duration of the average view was 12:57 minutes.

Media

245,056

EducationUSA likes

on Facebook through our vibrant online interaction with Taiwan students