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Guidelines for International Students Applying for Admission to National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology (FIRST

TECH) Fall, 2013

Important Dates Application deadline: April 30, 2013 Announcement of admission results: June 15th, 2013 This brochure can be downloaded and admission results will be posted at http://www.ord.nkfust.edu.tw/english/ApplicationList.aspx?n=1

Contact Information For information concerning international student admissions, please contact the Academic and International Exchange Section, Office of Research and Development, FIRST TECH. For information concerning international student scholarships , Please check the following website: http://www.ord.nkfust.edu.tw/english/Download.aspx?n=5 Contact person: Ms. Eva Chiu Tel: +886-7-6011000 ext.1414 +886-7-6011166 Fax: +886-7-6011046 Email: admission@nkfust.edu.tw Address: National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology International Affairs Office of Research & Development No. 2 Jhuoyue Rd., Nanzih District, Kaohsiung City 811, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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Application for Admission 1. Application Qualification If the applicant fits one of the followings, he / she is entitled to apply as an international student: (1) International students refer to those whose nationality are not and never been Republic of China (Refer to Note 1) and those do not possess overseas compatriot status eligible to apply. (2) International students refer to those whose nationality are not Republic of China, those who must reside in another country for more than 6 years (Refer to Note 2-3), and those who meet the following conditions. a Have dual nationality and have never applied for household registration in Taiwan.. b Once held the nationality of Republic of China and renounced it for less than 8 years (till the date school begins). c Possess overseas Compatriot student status or had previously applied colleges/universities with this status in Taiwan. (3) According to the Education Cooperation Framework Agreement, a foreign national who was selected by a foreign government, organization, or school, and does not hold a household registration from the time of their birth is not subject to the limitations as prescribed in the preceding 2 paragraphs after receiving the approval from the authorized educational government agencies. (4) If you have dual nationality and applied to revoke your Republic of China nationality for more than or equal to 8 years from the date of February 1st 2011 then you are eligible to apply as an international student. (5) International students who have not graduated from a Taiwan High School may apply (Overseas Compatriot high schools and Taiwan affiliated high schools that consist of dual languages are eligible, thus, the initial comment does not apply). (6) Have never been dismissed from any Taiwan institutes due to poor moral conduct, poor academic standing, or committed any crimes. (7) An applicant of foreign nationality, concurrently holding a permanent residence status in Hong Kong or Macao, having no history of a household registration record in Taiwan and, at the time of application, has resided in Hong Kong, Macao, or another foreign country for no less than 6 years is qualified to apply for admission under these regulations.

Any applicants after review violate any of the mentioned above will lose their student status and
will not receive any official degree from First Tech. Note: *1. According to Article 2, the Law of Nationality of Republic of China, a person shall have the nationality of the Republic of China under any of the conditions provided by the following subparagraphs: (a) His/Her father or mother was a national of the Republic of China when he/she was born (b) He/She was born after the death of his/her father or mother, and his/her father or mother was a national of the Republic of China at the time of death (c) He/She was born in the territory of the Republic of China, and his/her parents can't be ascertained or both were stateless persons. (d) He/She has undergone the nationalization process. Preceding subparagraph 1 and subparagraph 2 shall also apply to the persons who were minors at the time of the revision and promulgation of this Act. *2.The ending date of the 6 year and 8 year time periods are counted until August 1st 2013. *3. Overseas excludes Mainland China, Macao and Hong Kong; during the 6 year time period you are not allowed to stay in Taiwan for more than 120 days during any single calendar year.
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2. International students with a high school diploma are eligible to apply for four-year undergraduate programs; students with a bachelors degree are eligible to apply for graduate study in Masters programs; students with a Masters degree are eligible to apply for graduate study in Ph.D. programs at First Tech. 3. If the applicants HIV test result is positive, First Tech will notify the government authorities according to HIV Infection Control and Patient Rights Protection Act. 4. There is no application fee for international students. However, applicants are required to submit the completed application forms with required documents to the Office of Research and Development of FIRST TECH before April 30, 2013. Those who pass the due date will not be considered for admission for the fall semester 2013. (The application forms can also be downloaded from the following website: http://www.ord.nkfust.edu.tw/english/Download.aspx?n=5) All of the following items should be submitted at the same time as your application packet.

(1) Two completed application forms (2) Photocopied Certificate of Nationality (passport, residence certificate or birth certificate). (3) Academic credentials: a. Academic credentials from Mainland China: The Regulations Governing the Accreditation of Schools in Mainland China shall apply. b. Academic credentials from Hong Kong or Macao: Academic Credential Verification and Accreditation Methods adopted in Hong Kong and Macao shall apply. c. Academic credentials from other areas: (a) Photocopied Certificate of Current Highest-Level Diploma and Original Transcript (A copy of Chinese or English translation shall be submitted if in a language other than Chinese or English). Must be authenticated by the ROC embassy, consulate office, or Taipei Economic & Culture Office of the country in which the student resides (Refer to Note 4). (b) Graduating students without appropriate diploma certificates before admission should provide their official diploma certificates for verification once they are enrolled in school after admission. Undergraduate study; provide High School Diploma, Graduate study; provide Bachelors Degree, Doctorate study; provide graduate degree. (c) Once admitted, upon registration provide authentic document of diploma for review. (d) Translated Certificated of Diploma MUST be authenticated by the school from which students graduated and by the ROC embassy, consulate office, or Taipei Economic & Culture Office of the country in which the student resides. NOTE: *4. ROC representative offices abroad stands for ROC embassies, consulates, representative offices, trade offices, or other agencies authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ROC d.Two Official Transcript (a) Must be authenticated by the school from which students graduated and by the ROC embassy, consulate office, or Taipei Economic & Culture Office of the country in which the student resides. In addition, the transcript must be sealed by the institute issuing the transcript. (b) Applicants for Ph.D. programs should provide undergraduate transcripts in addition. e. One financial statement issued by a bank. (a) Students must provide a bank statement showing the amount of at least NT$ 200,000 (USD$ 7,000) deposit. (b) Students with supports from funding agency must provide relevant document of
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proof. (c) If the account name stated in the bank statement is not the applicant himself/herself, a letter of declaration written by this particular sponsor is required. In the letter, the sponsor has to state his/her relationship with the applicant, as well as making an assurance to support the applicant for all his/her expenses while studying in Taiwan. f. Certificate of Nationality Renouncement of Republic of China is required for applicants once holding the nationality of Republic of China. Must be longer than 8 years till the date school begins. g.Other materials required by specific departments/institutes. * Incomplete application packets will not be considered! h. Mailing address: Office of Research and Development National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology No. 2 Jhuoyue Rd., Nanzih District, Kaohsiung City 811, Taiwan, R.O.C. 5. International students applying for the Fall Semester of 2013 shall prepare the required documents and refer to the updated MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan posted on the website of the Ministry of Education. Application begins on Feb. 01, 2013. For more information, please visit MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan http://english.moe.gov.tw/content.asp?CuItem=7996&mp=1 and FIRST TECH admission http://www.ord.nkfust.edu.tw/english/ApplicationList.aspx?n=1.

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Degree Programs Open for International Students This table indicates the number of international students that may be admitted and the admission criteria for each department and graduate institute (Fall, 2013). *For more information, please contact the relevant institutes or departments Tel: +886-7-6011000 + extension number 1 + 4 + 1 Program International students who have no or little command of Chinese and plan to pursue both bachelor and master degrees at FIRST TECH can apply to this newly developed program. In the first year, international students are required to take Mandarin Chinese language courses offered by the First Tech specially designed for those who have no or limited Chinese language proficiency. Additionally, they are allowed to take one or two degree courses instructed in which they are interested. In the next four years, they will take degree courses instructed in Chinese with local students in the field where they choose to major, while taking intermediate and advanced Chinese language courses at the same time. They are expected to complete all required credits for a bachelor degree (minimum 128 credits) during the 1 + 4 years. For those who have outstanding academic performance in their specialized field, they are allowed to take a few master degree courses offered by graduate programs in the fifth year of their study. In the sixth year (i.e., the final 1 year), they can complete the rest of required credits for a master degree and finish a research thesis after approved by the department. In so doing, they can acquire adequate Chinese language ability and obtain both bachelor and master degrees within 6 years.

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College of Engineering

Department / Graduate Institute (Extension Phone Number)

Degree

Number of international students to be admitted

Language(s) used in class

Applicants Language Requirements

Other Admission Requirements

Dept. of Construction Engineering (2101)

Bachelor Four-Year Undergraduate

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language 1. A study plan courses. written in Chinese. 5 Chinese 2. A recommendation 2. Interview or Video letter from a Chinese conferencing when language teacher or needed. other equivalents. 3. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English

Bachelor Precision

Mechanical Engineering/ Intelligent Automation Engineering


Dept. of Mechanical and Automation Engineering (2201) Master

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language 1. A study plan courses. written in Chinese. Chinese 2. A recommendation 2. Interview or Video letter from a Chinese conferencing when language teacher or needed. other equivalents. 3. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English

Dept. of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering (2301)

Bachelor Four-Year Undergraduate

Chinese

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ 1. A study plan diploma of taking written in Chinese. Chinese language 2. Interview or video courses. conferencing when 2. A recommendation needed. letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents.

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Master

3. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language courses

Graduate Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (2902)

Doctoral

Chinese

2. A recommendation letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents. 3. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English.

1. A study plan written in both English and Chinese. 2. Interview or Video conferencing when needed.

Graduate Institute of Engineering Science and Technology includes areas of Computer and Communication Engineering; Mechanical and Automation Engineering; Construction Engineering; Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering; System Information and Control; Electro-Optical Engineering; Electronic Engineering and Engineering Management.

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College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Department / Graduate Institute (Extension Phone Number) Number of Language(s) international used students in class to be admitted Applicants Language Requirements 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language courses. 2. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English Dept. of Computer and Communication Engineering (2001) 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language courses or a recommendation letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents. 2. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English. 1.A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking 1. A study plan Chinese language written in both courses. English and 2. A recommendation Chinese. letter from a Chinese 2. Interview or language teacher or Video other equivalents. conferencing when needed. 3.English certifications are required if your native language is other than English.

Degree

Other Admission Requirements

Bachelor Four-Year Undergraduate

Chinese

1. A study plan written in both English and Chinese. 2. Interview or Video conferencing when needed.

Master

Bachelor Four-Year Undergraduate Dept. of Electronic Engineering (2502)

Chinese

Master

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Graduate Institute of Electrical Engineering (2701)

Master

Chinese

1.A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking 1. A study plan Chinese language written in both courses. English and 2.A recommendation Chinese. letter from a Chinese 2. Interview or language teacher or Video other equivalents. conferencing when needed. 3.English certifications are required if your native language is other than English.

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College of Management

Department / Graduate Institute (Extension Phone Number)

Degree

Number of Language(s) international used students in class to be admitted

Applicants Language Requirements 1. Recommendation letters. 2. Applicants whose first language is not English must submit the score for one of the English Proficiency Tests and meet our required scores: TOEFL (IPT):510 or above / TOEFL (CBT): 180 or above / TOEFL (IBT): 64 or above / TOEIC: 550 or above /IELTS: 5.5 or above 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language courses. 2. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English. 1. A recommendation letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents. 2. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English. 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language courses.

Other Admission Requirements

Master of Business Administration, International Program (3902)

Master

12

English

Oral test telephone or web cam interview

Bachelor Four-Year Undergraduate Dept. of Logistics Management (3201) Master

5 Chinese English 2

Interview or Video conferencing when needed.

Dept. of Logistics Management Master program of Business Management (3801)

Master

Chinese English

Interview or Video conferencing when needed.

Dept. of Information Management (4105)

Bachelor (Four-Year Undergraduate)

1. A study plan written in Chinese. 2. Interview or Video conferencing when needed.

Chinese

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Master

2. A recommendation letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents. 3. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English

Master Program of Electronic Business (4105)

Master

2 1. A recommendation letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents. Chinese 2. English certifications are required if your native language is other than English.

Dept. of Marketing and Distribution Management 4200

Bachelor Four-Year Undergraduate

Interview or Video conferencing when needed.

Master

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College of Finance and Banking


Department / Graduate Institute (Extension Phone Number) Number of international Language(s) students used to be in class admitted Applicants Language Requirements

Degree

Other Admission Requirements

Dept. of Bachelor Money and Banking (Four-Year (31053108) Undergraduate)

Chinese

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking 1. A study plan Chinese language written in courses. Chinese. 2. A recommendation letter from a Chinese 2. Interview or Video language teacher or conferencing other equivalents. when needed. 3. Applicants from non-English speaking country must submit proof of English language proficiency. 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking 1. A study plan Chinese language written in courses. Chinese. 2. A recommendation letter from a Chinese 2. Interview or Video language teacher or conferencing other equivalents. when needed. 3. Applicants from non-English speaking country must submit proof of English language proficiency

Bachelor (Four-Year Undergraduate) Dept. of Risk Management and Insurance (3001)

Chinese

Master

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Dept. of accounting Bachelor and information (Four-Year systems Undergraduate) (4301)

Chinese

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking 1. A study plan Chinese language written in courses. Chinese. 2. A recommendation letter from a Chinese 2. Interview or Video language teacher or conferencing other equivalents. when needed. 3. Applicants from non-English speaking country must submit proof of English language proficiency

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College of Foreign Languages

Department / Graduate Institute (Extension Phone Number)

Degree

Number of international Language(s) students used to be in class admitted

Applicants Language Requirements

Other Admission Requirements

Master (Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics & TESOL)

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate / transcript / diploma for Chinese language courses. 1. A study plan written in English. 2. Applicants whose first 1 Chinese English language is not 2. Interview or English must submit Video the score for one of conferencing the English when needed. Proficiency Tests and meet our required scores: TOEFL (IBT): 90 or above / IELTS: 6.5 or above. 1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate / transcript / diploma for Chinese language courses. 1. A study plan written in English. 2. A recommendation

Dept. of English (5101)

Bachelor (Four-Year Undergraduate)

Chinese English

2. Interview or Video conferencing when needed. 3. Applicants whose first language is not English must submit the score for one of the English Proficiency Tests.

letter from a Chinese language teacher or other equivalents.

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Master (Graduate Program in Interpreting and Translation)

Chinese English

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate / transcript / diploma for Chinese language courses. 1. A study plan written in English. 2. Applicants whose first language is not 2. Interview or English must submit Video the score for one of conferencing the English when needed. Proficiency Tests and meet our required scores: TOEFL (IBT): 90 or above / IELTS: 6.5 or above.

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Department / Graduate Institute (Extension Phone Number)

Degree

Number of international Language(s) students used to be in class admitted

Applicants Language Requirements

Other Admission Requirements 1. Interview.

Bachelor (Two-Year Undergraduate)

1. A certificate of Chinese language proficiency or a certificate/transcript/ diploma of taking Chinese language courses. Chinese Japanese

Dept. of Japanese (5002)

Bachelor (Four-Year Undergraduate)

Master

2. Applicants whose first language is Japanese must submit a study plan written in Chinese (no 2. Applicants whose first more than 2000 language is not Characters). Japanese applying to our graduate program 3. Applicants whose first must submit the score language is not for the Japanese must Japanese-Language submit a study Proficiency Test plan written in (JLPT) and meet our Japanese (no required score: N2 or more than 2000 above. characters). A certificate of Chinese 1. Interview. language proficiency 2. A study plan (HSK Elementary: Level written in Chinese 4 or above; or CPT: Level or German (no 2 or above) or a more than 2000 certificate/ transcript/ Characters). diploma of taking Chinese language courses (minimum 300 Hrs.).

Dept. of German (52015202)

Bachelor (Four-Year Undergraduate)

Chinese German

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Other Admission Information 1. Each academic year begins on August 1 and ends on July 31 of the following year. The first semester usually begins in mid- or late-September, and the second semester begins in late February of the following year. 2. International students may apply for scholarships for the first semester while applying for admission. They may apply for scholarships for the subsequent semester at the end of every semester. FIRST TECH Scholarship: (1)Tuition Waiver: Total/ Partial (2)Scholarship: The amount may vary every year. 3. FIRST TECH will hold a Chinese Proficiency Test for all new international students right after school starts. New students will be assigned to a proper level of Chinese course according to the test result. 4. The following International Students tuition rates apply only applicable to the 2012 academic year. (The rates are expected to vary annually thereafter.) (1) Undergraduate Programs (per semester) Rates University fees College & Department College of Engineering College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science College of Management College of Foreign Languages College of Finance and Banking (2) Graduate Programs(per semester) Rates College & Graduate Institute College of Engineering College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science College of Management College of Foreign Languages College of Finance and Banking University fees Master NT$24,394 NT$2,942 NT$24,394 NT$2,942 NT$10,303 NT$2,942 NT$10,303 NT$2,942 NT$10,303 NT$2,942 Ph.D. NT$2,942 NT$2,942 NT$2,942 NT$2,942 NT$2,942 Tuition per credit Tuition Total NT$52,522 NT$52,522 NT$45,598 NT$44,906 NT$45,598 NT$20,488 NT$32,034 NT$20,488 NT$32,034 NT$13,848 NT$31,750 NT$13,156 NT$31,750 NT$13,848 NT$31,750

(3) On-campus Dormitory: All degree international students are guaranteed with on-campus dormitories, and each room has four beds. Besides, the dorm staff works 24 hours a day to offer assistance. There are a variety of facilities such as Internet access, cafeterias, washing machines, reading rooms, grocery shops, and recreation rooms to satisfy students daily needs. More than that, outside of dormitories, there are a track and field stadium, a baseball filed, an indoor swimming pool and a gym. (Note: The use of the swimming pool and the gym shall be charged.)

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a Undergraduate & Graduate female dorm Dorm Female Female (with Air conditioner ) Normal Fee NT$6,100 NT$7,100 Securit y Deposit NT$2,000 Winter & Summer Vacation NT$275~1750 Number of beds in a room 4 4

bUndergraduate & Graduate male dorm Dorm Male Male (with Air conditioner ) Normal Fee NT$5,500 NT$6,500 Securit y Deposit NT$2,000 Winter & Summer Vacation NT$275~1750 Number of beds in a room 4 4

Air conditioner may be operated using a pre-paid card. Off-campus Dormitory: FIRST TECH will not be responsible for students who want to live off-campus. (4) Other expenses: Book expenses vary according to the courses taken. Meals on campus cost around NT$4,000 per month, whereas meals off campus cost around NT$6,000 per month.

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National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology Application Form for International Student Admission Attach recent photograph here (about 1x 2)

TO THE APPLICANT: Read carefully and complete two copies of this form. Please type or print clearly.
Full name (In Chinese) (In English) (First) Home address Telephone Mailing address Cell phone _________________________________________ (zip code) ____________________________________ E-mail Sex Male Female (Middle) (Last)

Place of birth __________________

Date of birth _______/_______/______ (month) (day) (year) Passport No.

Nationality ___________________ Fathers name _________________________________ Mothers name ________________________________ Name and address of legal guardian Full name (In Chinese) (In English)

Place of birth _______________________________________ Place of birth _______________________________________

(First) Home address

(Middle)

(Last)

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ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Degree Name of school City & country Years attended e.g., 2000-2004 Degree granted Major Minor
1

Secondary school

College or University

Master Program

Doctoral Program

Grade Point Average

Ranking in class

NOTE: 1 Grade point average: (Grade / Total grade, ex. 85 / 100 or 3.5 / 4.0 2 Optional. If the ranking is not noted in the official transcript, please submit a ranking certificate. In what department or graduate institute do you expect to study at FIRST TECH?______________________________ (REQUIRED What degree do you plan to pursue? 2-year Bachelors 4-year Bachelors

1+4+1 Program

Masters

Doctorate

How will you finance the major portion of your study at FIRST TECH? Personal savings Parental support Scholarship Other (Please specify)

If you have any health problems, please describe. _________________________________________________________________________________________

Previous Employment:

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Language proficiency level Language Level (Please evaluate your language proficiency level by yourself choosing Excellent, Good, Average, or Poor) ChineseListening__________Speaking__________Reading________Writing_________ Name of the Certificates, if any EnglishListening__________Speaking__________Reading________Writing_________ Name of the Certificates, if any JapaneseListening__________Speaking__________Reading________Writing_________ Name of the Certificates, if any Other ___________ (Speaking)___________ (Reading)___________ (Writing)___________

(Listening)___________

Name of the Certificates, if any

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Please tick the items that you are submitting as part of your application packet. Include this sheet in your packet. Please consult Guidelines for International Students Ap plying for FIRST TECH Article 4 for more information. Please check Number Please of Copy check 2 Number of Copy

Required document

Required document Health certificate in Chinese or English (including an HIV test)1 Financial statement (Verified by R.O.C. representative office abroad).

Application form for admission

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Certificates of the applicants highest foreign education record and the transcripts. (A copy of Chinese or English translation shall be submitted if in a language other than Chinese or English). The applicants academic certificates, except for those issued by overseas Taiwan schools for overseas Chinese, shall be verified by the R.O.C. representative office abroad.

Affidavit for the admission application of international students Authorization for the verification of submitted documents 1 Scholarship application Language proficiency certificate(s) Additional admission requirements specified by individual department / institute

1 1 1

Note: 1. The health certificate can be submitted when reporting to FIRST TECH at the beginning of the semester.

Applicants signature

Date

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Affidavit for the Admission Application of International Students

1. I, the undersigned applicant, affirm that I am neither an overseas Chinese student nor an R.O.C. citizen. 2. The highest level diploma which I present (senior high school or technical junior college for undergraduates, bachelor's or master's for graduate students) is recognized as legal and valid within the country where the school is located and is presumed to be equivalent to the comparable diploma/degree offered in the R.O.C. I have not used overseas Chinese status to apply to any other college or university in the R.O.C. 3. I have never completed or been dismissed from any Taiwan institutes due to poor moral conduct, poor academic standing, or committed any crimes. 4. I authorize this school to check on all of the above information, and if any information is found to be false, I will accept the consequences set forth in university regulation No. 13. FIRST TECH Regulation No. 13 states: A students acceptance for admission will be revoked if he or she is found to cheat on the entrance exam or is convicted of the same reason. If any document submitted for admission is found to be forged, fraudulent, or altered, his or her student status will be revoked. If the above offence is discovered after his or her graduation, his or her diploma and graduation status will be revoked.

Applicants signature

Date

Do not write below the dashed line Opinion of Referees:

Accept

Bachelors

1+4+1 Program

Masters

Doctorate

Reject. The reasons are as follows:

Department Chair
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College Dean

Authorization for the Admission Application of International Students

I authorize FIRST TECH to undertake a verification of the information I have provided and I authorize: educational institutes, staffs, others to release information they may have about me, and release them from any liability for doing so.

Signature (Full Name): Print Full Name: Passport Number: Date of Birth: Date signed:

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Scholarship Application Form

National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology Scholarship Application form for International Students

Full Name Chinese Passport No. Nationality Permanent Address Email Proposed major of study at FIRST TECH Program I plan to pursue Bachelor (Two-year undergraduate) Bachelor (Four-year undergraduate) 1+4+1 Program Master Doctor Date of Birth MM Sex Male Female / DD Phone Number / YY YY English

Required Documents: Other supporting documents awards records or professional certificates Personal Statement: Please attach a 100- to 200-word/character autobiographical essay in which you discuss significant experiences, community involvement, and the qualities of character and leadership important to achieving your goal. Still willing to study at FIRST TECH if not receiving any scholarship nor tuition waiver Please note that applicants who obtain admission are NOT guaranteed an FIRST TECH scholarship. All applicants will be noticed whether or not they can be awarded an FIRST TECH scholarship and the admission.

Applicants signature

Date

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