National Taiwan University Guidelines for Mrs. May Jen Scholarship for Low Income Students
I.The donor promises to donate NT$ 30,000,000 (US$ 1,000,000) into the university endowment fund. According to National Taiwan University Regulation on Revenues and Expenditure of Accepted Donations, the university will guaranteed a 4% payout ratio each year to be used as the scholarships, and the principal fund will never be touched.
II.The amount of each scholarship: NT$ 60,000 per year.
III.Number of the awardees: 20 awardees per year.
IV.Application time: from August 1st to October 31st each year.
1.NTU undergraduate students (sophomore or above, but students who defer graduation are not eligible). Graduate students are eligible only when recently experiencing encountering a serious accident or a family disaster.
2.Students from low-income families or students who recently encountered an accident or a facility disaster.
3.Students who earned a GPA of 2.93 or above as averaged (a 75% or above on a percentage scale) and without any penalty and punishment records. When unable to meet the above standards, applicants may offer evidence to explain the reasons why they could not meet the standards, such as accidents or participation in contest training.
4.Students who have experience of being a leader in student bodies, and social service, or have part-time jobs are preferred.
5.Students who are granted with this scholarship can have other scholarships, but the amount is limited to NT$ 30,000, that is, the amount of all scholarships an awardee can have in a year is limited to NT$ 90,000.
2.Household registration transcript of all family members
3.List of annual individual income tax of all family members of last year and list of property ownership of all family members of last year.(if the 4st point is applicable, then this could be excluded.)
4.Governmental low income and middle-low income household certificate (not required, for reference only).
5.Transcript of all semesters, certificates of class rank of each semester and each year (all in origianl copy), and honor and discipline certificates.
6.Applicants who recently encountered an accident or a family disaster please add a report authenticated by the student’s advisor stamp or provide a hospital certificate of diagnosis or other related proof documents.
7.Related proof documents or honor of student clubs leadership, social services and working experience.
8.A detailed resume (includes autobiography and an ID photo).
9.A recommendation letter from professors or student’s advisor.
10. A soft copy of application form, autobiography and resume (includes 2-inch of half-length front photo without hat).
VII.NTU Student Assistance Division is in charge of the process of application and examination for the scholarship, and sends the application materials of the recommended applicants and 6 applicants on the waiting list to the donor. After the approval of the donor, NTU Student Assistance Division grants the scholarship to the awardees, and sends the scholarship receiving list to the donor representative. The scholarship aims to help students of good character who come from low income families, so the main consideration of the examination is the condition of distressed financial situation and righteous behavior, and a passion for service, thus the grades are minor.
VIII.At the end of each fiscal year, NTU should offer the accounting statement of the scholarship to the donor representative.
IX.NTU must set a website for the scholarship before the announcement of application. The website is co-managed by NTU Office of Student Affairs and the donor representative.
X.The guidelines can be amended by the donor every two years.
XI.The guidelines come into effect upon the approval of the University Administrative Committee.