Mosaic Taiwan Leadership Exchange Program

A fellowship exchange program for emerging US leaders wishing to gain firsthand experience of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Set up by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mosaic Taiwan program provides young students and professionals with interest in global affairs with the opportunity to explore the beauty of Taiwan’s natural environment, and to better understand its culture and society through extensive exchanges with local leaders from various fields. It also gives young leaders from Taiwan international exposure by fostering dialogue with their overseas counterparts.

Fellows will take part in team-building and leadership development exercises, as well as workshops and lectures on topics involving Taiwan. There will also be visits to businesses and museums in various cities, as well as indigenous reserves and sites of outstanding natural beauty around the island. The program is made even more immersive through homestays and community service activities. Fellows will also get to meet with government officials and young leaders in Taiwan to discuss issues of common concern, with a focus on fostering cross-cultural connections and friendships.

Round-trip tickets, food and lodging are covered by sponsors

Deadline Information

Deadline: Saturday, February 17, 2018


The program will fun for approximately two weeks over the summer.

Eligibility Requirements

The fellowship program is open only to U.S. and Canadian citizens ages 20 to 35 years old. Ideal candidates are high-achieving young people with a genuine interest in global affairs and a personal commitment to excellence. 

Application Process

Application materials must be delivered by email to or

A complete application consists of the application form, academic transcript, personal statements, and three recommendation letters.

Interviews will be conducted by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S. or the relevant Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO). For the Midwest states that office is the TECO in Chicago Office.