Detailed Rules for Implementation of National Tsing Hua University Measures for Emergency Student Aid
Revised on March 29, 2007
Revised on March 19, 2013
Article 1: Recipients of Aid
- Injury or Illness: Students who suffer serious illness or injury, and whose family is unable to provide support, are eligible for aid following confirmation of their situation by the Management Committee. In principle, total aid for medical expenses is limited to NT$300,000, with exceptional cases to be determined by the Management Committee.
- Living Support: Students whose family encounters an unexpected event or special circumstances causing economic difficulties to the student are eligible for aid following confirmation of their situation by the Management Committee. In principle, total support is limited to NT$40,000, with exceptional cases to be determined by the Management Committee.
- Living support is only available one time for the same incident; further support will be provided through loans.
- Grants of less than NT$40,000 shall be determined by the Chair of the Committee; grants of more than NT$40,000 shall be paid following verification by the Committee.
- In case of accidental student death and when no civil compensation can be obtained, the Chair of the Committee may approve a grant of up to NT$200,000; grants of more than NT$200,000 shall be paid following approval by the Committee.
- For students faced with a serious illness or accident, the Chair of the Committee may approve the “Payment for Handling Emergency Situations”: with a value of NT$500/day in Hsinchu City, NT$1,000/day in North and Central Taiwan, or NT$2,000/day South and East Taiwan. This is limited to the actual number of days claimed. Other reimbursements for handling students’ emergency situations shall be handled according to actual expenses.
A written application signed by the students’ academic advisor to confirm its authenticity should be filed with the Management Committee for National Tsing Hua University Emergency Aid Funds in principle no later than two months after the occurrence of the incident.
These Rules come into effect after they are adopted by the Management Committee; amendments are to be dealt with in the same manner.