Acceptance of application for study subsidies for first semester of school year 2010 by children of unemployed workers begins on October 1st for one month (applicable to the date on the post mail). The qualified applicants are those quitting their jobs after Jan. 1st, 2002, and not settled on any employment positions till Sep. 30th, 2010 with an unemployed term over 6 continuous months (applicants shall be unemployed before Mar. 31, 2010), receiving unemployment benefits for over 1 month, with total family income less than NT 1.14 million dollars, and raising school children with formal school registrations in domestic senior high schools or vocational schools, or colleges.
The subsidies will be NT 3 thousand and 5 thousand dollars per student, respectively, in public senior high school or vocational school (including the first 3 years in five-year colleges); and in private senior high school or vocational school (including the first 3 years in five-year colleges), and NT 5 thousand and 10 thousand dollars for per student, respectively, in public college (including the last 2 years in five-year colleges); and in private college (including the last 2 years in five-year colleges).
The Council of Labor Affairs indicated that 30,000 unemployed worker's families and 50,000 students have received subsidies, the total amount was more than NT 339 million dollars. Moreover, applicants who are qualified may apply for each school semester, and not receiving any other government subsidies or waivers for school fees or military/public service/education personnel educational subsidies. The application form can be downloaded from the website of all labor e-learning (http://cla.hilearning.hinet.net) or through linking from the website of the Council (http://www.cla.gov.tw), or retrieved in local governments, employment service institutes, branch offices of Bureau of Labor Insurance, and labor consulting center of the Council. All applications shall be sent by post mails, and all qualified applicants need fill out the forms along with documents (service line: 02-85902807).