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Providence University

Providence University

Providence University, located in Taichung, Taiwan, is a prestigious institution of higher learning known for its strong commitment to academic excellence, moral values, and community engagement. Established in 1956 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic religious congregation, the university has since grown into a renowned center for education and research.

Top reasons to study here

  • The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including business, social sciences, computer science.
  • Committed to fostering internationalization, Providence University collaborates with universities worldwide, with opportunities for global exchange programs.
  • Providence University offers a generous scholarship (Providence Grants) for international students.

History

  • 1956: Providence University was founded by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic religious congregation, with the goal of providing quality education based on Christian values.
  • 1981: Providence College received accreditation from the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, officially recognizing it as a university.
  • Today, Providence University stands as a prominent institution of higher education in Taiwan

Education

  • College of Foreign Languages & Literature: English/ Spanish/ Japanese language departments
  • College of Humanities & Social Sciences: Mass Communication/ Social Work & Child Welfare, etc.
  • College of Science: Food and Nutrition/ Cosmetic Science, etc.
  • College of Management: Business Administration/ International Business/ Tourism, etc.
  • College of Computing & Informatics (including one fully-English-taught program): Computer science and Communication Engineering, International Program in Computer Science, etc.
  • International College (including two fully-English-taught programs): Global MBA, etc.
  • International Foundation Program (Special programs aims for international students who haven't reach TOCFL A2 level)

Research

International Exchange Office: Providence University places importance on internationalization, and therefore, it typically has an International Exchange Office that assists students in pursuing international opportunities such as study abroad programs and international exchange.

Career

Office of Career Development and Industry Facilitation cooperates with industries and companies, which offers a variety of internship opportunities. Every year, there is a big event of Job Fair on campus, the office invites representatives of enterprises to share job seeking experience and job sessions.

Providence University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Providence University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Providence University, visit our scholarship search.

Student services

In general, there are four perspectives for student support:

  • International Office: offer administrative assistance and consultancy from application, admission and study at Providence University.
  • Overseas Student Advisors: provide academic and life consultancy for each Colleges.
  • Office of Student Affairs: offer support from health care, student dormitory, etc.
  • Campus Ministry: provide mental and spiritual support.
If you currently have any questions, please contact our International Office: juneyang@gm.pu.edu.tw

Housing services

  • On-campus dormitory: There are three on-campus dormitories at Providence University. New students can apply for the dormitory in the first year. Accommodation fee for school dormitory is NTD. 10,000~15,500 per semester (around USD. 350~520 per semester) based on room type (3~4 ppl).
  • Video for the school dormitory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWoGYf1OWPk
  • Off-campus housing: Average accommodation prices for student housing nearby Providence University vary between NTD. 3,500~5,000 per month (around USD. 120~170 per month).

Library services

The Luking Library is a prominent feature of the campus, serving as the primary resource center for students and faculty members. It houses an extensive collection of books, research materials, and digital resources to support academic and research needs. 

Luking Library was elected as a TOP 10 library in Taiwan, which offers a cozy reading atmosphere and discussion rooms for students.

Medical services

Counseling and Health Center provides students health care, also there is a Mental Health Information for International Students.

Website: https://osachc.pu.edu.tw/p/412-1067-4326.php?Lang=zh-tw

Campus life

  • Location: Providence University's campus is situated in the Shalu District of Taichung, Taiwan. Taichung is a vibrant city known for its cultural diversity, economic significance, and pleasant climate.
  • Green Spaces: Providence University's campus is known for its well-maintained green spaces and gardens. These areas provide a peaceful and aesthetically pleasing environment for students and staff.
  • Cafeterias and Dining: There are dining facilities and cafeterias on campus where students can enjoy a variety of cuisines and meals.
  • Chapel: Given its Catholic heritage, Providence University often has a chapel or religious space on campus for spiritual and religious activities.

Sports facilities

The university offers sports facilities such as sports fields, gyms, swimming pool and courts for various sports and physical activities. These facilities are open to students for recreational and competitive purposes.

Student clubs

  • Variety of student clubs: pop-music club, dance club, piano club, tennis club, etc.
  • International Friendship Buddy (IFB)
  • Ambassador Elite (AE)
  • Providence University Indonesian Student Association (PU-ISA)

  • Providence University's teaching quality is well recognized by Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan.
  • Providence University is assigned by the Ministry of Education (Taiwan) to proceed a special project, working with the Ministry of Education and providing the guidance and indication to All Taiwanese Universities and monitor the national foreign-student-caring system at all universities.
  • Member of ISEP (International Student Exchange Program), ACUCA, ASEACCU.
  • Collaborate with partners in EU and offer Erasmus+ Programs for students.
  • College of Computing and Informatics is well recognized by IEET Accreditation.
  • 타이중세종학당 at PU is recognized officially by South Korea Government to learn Korean.

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