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Grant for the Publication of Taiwanese Works in Translation (GPT) is set up by The Ministry of Culture to encourage the publication of Taiwanese works in translation overseas, to raise the international visibility of Taiwanese cultural content, and to help Taiwan’s publishing industry expand into non-Chinese international markets.

The so-called Taiwanese works must meet the following requirements:
(1) Use traditional characters;
(2) Written by a natural person holding an Taiwan(R.O.C.) identity card;
(3) Has been assigned an ISBN in Taiwan.
i.e., the author is a native of Taiwan, and the first 6 digits of the book’s ISBN are
978-957-XXX-XXX-X, 978-986-XXX-XXX-X, or 978-626-XXX-XXX-X.

The maximum grant available for each project is NT$600,000, and all legally registered or incorporated foreign publishing house (legal entity) are welcome to take this opportunity. The GPT usually is open for application every twice a year (in spring and autumn). For detailed information, please visit: https://grants.moc.gov.tw/Web_ENG/