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UW Taiwan Studies Receives $1.8 Million in funding from the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei

December 9, 2020

As the Taiwan Studies Program of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington enters its fourth year, the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has provided a $1 million endowment to support the Program operations, and a further $800,000 grant to establish a Taiwan Arts and Culture program for the western United States. The gift and grant will strengthen Taiwan Studies at UW and introduce Taiwan artists and cultural exhibits to the Pacific Northwest.

UW President Ana Mari Cauce and Director-General Daniel Kuo-ching Chen of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of Seattle met on Tuesday, December 8th to sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the new funding in a virtual signing ceremony.

For more information and the full announcement, click below:

Read the full announcement at UW Taiwan Studies