Department of Journalism, NCCU

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Scholarships

The scholarships of the Department are categorized into those offered by the Department itself and those by external funding bodies outside NCCU. The NCCU Office of Student Affairs is in charge of the scholarships offered by the Department.
 
While there are equal opportunities for every student to obtain scholarship, each student shall only be awarded once per semester. Multiple awards in one semester are not allowed. To ensure students with financial difficulties to undertake degree studies smoothly, a quota of five is allocated per semester with each award amounts to NTD 10,000.
 
Scholarships Offered by the Department of Journalism
 

No. Name of Award Application Period Eligibility Documents Required Amount for Each Award (NTD) Quota
  1.  
“Journalism Member Aid Funds for Low-income and Emergency Relief” Mid-October and mid-March
  1. Financial difficulties or emergencies
  1. Application form
10,000 4-5
  1.  
“Ms. Hsu Chung-pei Memorial Scholarship” Mid-October
  1. Junior (Year 3) and senior (Year 4) undergraduate students
  2. Year 2 and above master’s students
  1. Application form
  2. Transcripts
  3. Thesis
  4. Other supporting documents
20,000 2-3
  1.  
“Professor Hsieh Ying-chun Memorial Scholarship” Mid-October
  1. Junior (Year 3) and senior (Year 4) undergraduate students
  2. Financial difficulties
  3. Not being awarded the “Journalism Member Aid Funds for Low-income and Emergency Relief” at the semester of application
  1. Application form
25,000 1-5
  1.  
“Mr. Li Cheng-yu Journalism Portfolio Award” and “Mr. Li Cheng-yu Public Service Award” Early April
  1. Junior (Year 3) and senior (Year 4) undergraduate students
  2. Year 2 and above master’s students
  3. Year 2 and Year 3 doctoral students
  4. Pass in all subjects
  5. Scored 80 and above in personal conduct record
  1. Application form
  2. Reports on Activities Participated
  3. Biography
  4. Previous written works or related documents
  5. Recommendation Letters from faculty members of the Department
8,000 1



Scholarships Offered By External Institutions, as Recommended by the Department and Handled by the NCCU Office of Student Affairs
 

No. Name of Award Application Period Eligibility Documents Required Amount for Each Award (NTD) Quota
  1.  
"Mr. Chen Kuo-fu Scholarship" Late September
  1. Scored 80 and above in the average marks of all subjects and personal conduct record in every semester of the previous academic year
  1. Application form
  2. Transcript
12,500 1
  1.  
"Pao Scholarship" Late October
  1. Not applying nor receiving any other scholarship award for the semester applied
  2. During the semester applied, having outstanding study loan debt or having to work to pay for the tuition fee
  1. Application form
  2. Transcript
  3. Certificate of Low Income
12,000 1
  1.  
"The CTS Education Foundation Scholarship" Mid-December
  1. Scored 80 and above in the average mark of all subjects of the previous academic year
  1. Application form
  2. Transcript
5,000 1
  1.  
"Pan Gong-jhan Scholarship" Beginning of the second semester
  1. Freshman (Year 1), Sophomore (Year 2), or Junior (Year 3) undergraduate students
  2. Scored 80 and above in the average marks of all subjects and personal conduct record of the previous academic year
  1. Application form
  2. Transcript
12,000 1
  1.  
"Hsu Tuan-jiou Scholarship" Mid-December
  1. Scored 80 and above in the average mark of all subjects of the previous academic year
  2. Scored A in personal conduct record
  1. Application form
  2. Transcript
5,000 1
  1.  
"Morning Light Culture Scholarship" Mid-October
  1. Scored 80 and above in the average mark of all subjects of the previous academic year
  2. Scored 80 and above in personal conduct record
  1. Application form
  2. Transcript
10,000 1
 

產學合作 Industry-Academia Collaboration
https://jschool.nccu.edu.tw/zh_tw/Student/Achievement
 
The industry-academia collaboration serves as a bridge for students to join the media industry. The Department collaborates with renowned companies in Taiwan and selects excellent undergraduate and postgraduate students to take up internship at these companies. The human resource department of the said companies will assign experienced mentors to personally coach and guide students, in accordance with the internship plan and the principle of “learning by doing.” Students with outstanding performance may be offered permanent full-time positions at the host companies upon graduation.  
 
In the past, the Department had had industry-academia collaboration agreements with Broadcasting Corporation of China (中國廣播公司), China Television (中視), CommonWealth Magazine (天下雜誌), United Daily News (聯合報), TVBS, and Central News Agency (中央社). Currently, the Department has agreement with “Wang Li-hsing Global Views Monthly” (遠見雜誌王力行), which provides 2-6 internship places annually, which aimed to cultivate communication talents in the field of international news reporting and digital content reporting.
 
Internship
The Department also encourages students to make internship arrangement during winter and summer breaks. The internship arrangement, which is highly popular among students, is deemed as one subject and constitutes one (1) credit point. Prior to the commencement of the internship, the Department assigns a teacher to conduct a pre-departure briefing, and invites outstanding senior students to share their experiences. The said internship subject, when taken by a student, is marked as either “pass” or “fail.”
 
The companies that offer internship opportunities for the students of the Department are as follows:
 
Newspaper United Daily News (聯合報)
China Times (中國時報)
Liberty Times (自由時報)
Apple Daily (蘋果日報)
The China Post (英文中國郵報)
Pots Weekly (破報)
Television CTi News (中天新聞)
Taiwan Television (台視)
China Television (中視)
Chinese Television System (華視)
FTV News (民視新聞)
EBC News (東森新聞台)
SET News Channel (三立新聞台)
Era News (年代新聞)
Magazine Marie Claire (美麗佳人)
Next Magazine (壹周刊)
Youth (幼獅少年)
Beauty (Beauty美人誌)
CommonWealth Magazine (天下雜誌)
Business Weekly (商業週刊)
Business Next (數位時代)
Brain (動腦)
Broadcasting Police Broadcasting Service (警廣)
ICRT News (ICRT新聞部)
CSBC (正聲)
Kiss Radio (大眾廣播)
Internet Eslite (誠品網路部)
Public Relation Bravo (精采)
K-concepts (楷模)
Ogilvy (奧美)、
Golin Harris (高誠)
Weber Shandwick (萬博宣偉)
We Can (威肯)
Apex Communications (經典)、
Uni-Style PR (聯太)
Others Central News Agency (中央社)
Coolloud (苦勞網)
Media Watch (媒體觀察基金會)
Lining Publishing (聯經出版社)
Ipsos Taiwan(台灣易普索)

就業情形 Career Development
https://jschool.nccu.edu.tw/zh_tw/Student/Employmentsituation
https://jschool.nccu.edu.tw/en/achieve/cd
 
The alumni of the Department have excelled in various fields, both domestically and overseas. They have established careers not only in print media but also in broadcasting and digital media. Graduates of the Department are also doing well in public relation firms, communication companies, and the public sector and academia. The majority of them became senior executives in the mid and top management of their companies. Some pursued academic careers while some went to the third sector (voluntary sector). For overseas students, they returned to their hometowns and became prominent figures thereof.
 
Given the long history of the Department, our alumni could be found across various industries and they are keen to support each other. This became an important resource of the Department. Meanwhile, the Department’s influence in the society could be seen clearly when our alumni carry out their social responsibility and benefit the society.
 
The survey regarding employment status revealed 69.95% of our graduates started their career with journalism and mass communication job offers, of which 26% were in newspapers, 18% the Internet, 13% televisions, 16% public relations, 7% magazines, 6% advertising, 4% news agencies, 3% publishing, 2% radio stations, and 5% others; whereas about 30% of our graduates did not enter the media industry.
 
Fang Nien-hua (方念華, graduated in 1988), a famous anchor, visited the NCCU Historical Gallery in 2007.
 
Liu Li-ching (劉麗清, graduated in 1997, on the right) won the Best Reporting Award 2004 by Singapore Press Holdings with her colleagues.
 
Wang Wen-hao (汪文豪, graduated in 1999), a co-founder of the News & Market, an online news platform.
 
Li Li-te (李立德, graduated in 1970), owner of the Chinese restaurant chain in the United States, won the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame (創業楷模名人堂獎) in 2007.