Taiwan Study Scholarship (TS Scholarship)
Founded in 1989, the Taiwanese Heritage Society of Houston (THSH) is committed to promoting Taiwanese American heritage and serving the general public in the greater Houston area.The establishment of the Taiwan Study Scholarship further affirms our ongoing effort to encourage academic studies in learning the history of Taiwan which reflects in her people, cultural and the political identity. We also hope to enhance public understanding of Taiwanese American community.Terms of the Scholarship
Funding for the scholarship is provided by the Scholarship program of THSH.
To be eligible, a student must be:1.Full-time, undergraduate student, attending university in greater Houston area.
2.Demonstrate an interest in the study of Taiwan.
3.In good academic standing with a college GPA of at least 3.0.
4.Enrolled or to be enrolled in a Taiwan-related college course during fall 2017 or spring 2018.
APPLICATION PROCESS1.Write a 600 – 700 word personal statement (in a Word file) that describes why you are applying for the THSH Taiwan Studies Scholarship. Please describe your interest in Taiwan, how this interest fits into your academic and/or career plans, and how the scholarship would be important to you.
2.Include the application form and your personal statement in an email to taiwanstudy@houston-taiwanse.
3.Two recommendations are required. These may be from a teacher, employer, or someone else who can speak to your promise (such as the academic standing and the enrollment status) as a scholarship recipient. Please submit reference directly to taiwanstudy@houston-taiwanese.
4.The recipient is required to provide a 5 minutes report to the audience attending THSH annual fundraiser (November 11) at Houston Taiwanese Community Center and to promote community support of the scholarship.
5.Upon completion of the course, recipient will provide a 15-30 presentation to the THSH committee/membership that summarizes what was learned and how this related to the recipient’s interests, academics, and /or career development and future plans.
Please direct your questions to The Scholarship Committee at taiwanstudy@houston-taiwanese.
Posted in 07/2017