Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Teaching in Taiwan

The Arkansas Department of Education and the Ministry of Education in the Republic of China (Taiwan) offer Arkansas teachers the opportunity to teach and study in Taiwanese schools for one academic year.  Teachers licensed in any content area are invited to apply to teach English to Taiwan students in grades 1-9.
The Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) provides two scholarships for high school graduates with excellent academic performance to study in Taiwan:
MOE Taiwan Scholarship: for bachelor's, master's or doctoral studies
MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES): for Mandarin language training and courses
To be eligible for either Taiwan MOE scholarship, the following must apply:
American citizen
18 years of age or older
High school diploma or higher
The deadline to apply for either scholarship is March 31, 2017.
For more information on the Teaching in Taiwan program and the scholarship applications, contact a program sponsor from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, Texas:
     Ms. Isabelle Chen, Program Coordinator
     Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston
     11 Greenway Plaza, Suite 2012
     Houston TX  77046
     Ms. Sophie Chou, Director of Education Division
     Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston
     11 Greenway Plaza, Suite 2012
     Houston TX  77046
Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston


For more information, please contact:

Michael Rowland, Public School Program Advisor
Office of Educator Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 102-B
Little Rock, AR  72201
Phone: 501-682-1146
Fax: 501-683-3312

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