Elite Study In Taiwan Program Office (ESIT)
The ESIT project is sponsored by Ministry of Education, Taiwan to provide sevices and create opportunities for the higher education cooperation between Taiwan and global comunity. To facilitate international talent mobility, the ESIT program office also coordinates scholarship programs provided by universities in Taiwan and the goverment grant From Shout East Asia nation.
The Southern Sunshine Scholarship program is a joint initiative of 30 participating ESIT consortium universities that provide English-instructed program of study in various disciplines and scolarship to qualified candidates. It is specially designed for candidates from Southeast Asia region who are interested in pursuing their advanced study, and the application procedure is identical with the ESIT Online Aplication. Candidates who have English language proficiency of TOEFL 550 or equivalent could apply for SSS; or with Chinese language of Test of Proficiency-Huayu (TOP) Level 4 when applying for program instructed in Chinese
They are welcome to use the on-line application at www.esit.org.tw to access the consortium universities for master or doctoral degree. The higher education academic calendar in Taiwan includes fall semester (September to January) and spring semester (February to June). For most universities, the deadline for applying for Fall semester is in March, and October for Spring semester.