The Ministry of Education in Taiwan is accepting applications for the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship HES for summer 2013. This scholarship provides 15 students from New England with the opportunity to study Mandarin in Taiwan for three months (June through August, 2013).
Each student will receive a monthly stipend of NTD 25,000 (approximately $850). Applicants must be 18 years or older and possess a high school diploma or above.
The application is available at www.moebos.org/scholar_en.htm. Under “2012 Mandarin Scholarship and Taiwan Scholarship” information, click the “application pack for Mandarin study” referenced in the description. The application deadline is Dec. 15. For more information, contact Ms. Levina Weiting Huang at email@example.com.
The Maine DOE has a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Education in Taiwan to promote educational collaboration.