Application deadline: November 10, 2020
For the purpose of cultivating qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitating the promotion of Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) launches “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS) to support outstanding students, scholars and currently employed Chinese language teachers recommended by Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms as well as some HSK test centers (hereinafter collectively referred to as “recommending institutions”) to study in Chinese universities and colleges (hereinafter referred to as “host institutions”).
The scholarship covers:
- tuition fee,
- accommodation fee,
- monthly living allowance (except four weeks students)
- comprehensive insurance for foreign students studying in China.
The amount of living allowance is 2500 yuan per month for undergraduate students, one-academic-year students and one-semester students. For Master in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, it’s 3000 yuan per month.
Confucius Institute students should register on time according to the admission notice, otherwise, the scholarship will be cancelled. Students who register before September 15 (including September 15) can get the whole month living allowance, and students who register after September 15 can only get half of the living allowance for this month.
All applicants shall be:
- non-Chinese citizens;
- in good physical and mental condition, with good academic performance and conduct;
- committed to the teaching and international promotion of the Chinese language;
- between the ages of 18 and 35 as of September 1st, 2020. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45, while undergraduate student applicants shall not be over 25.
Scholarship Types and Qualifications
|Master’s Program||2 years(Register in September, 2020)||Master in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)||Applicants shall hold a Bachelor’s degree, and have a minimum score of 210 on the HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level). Priority will be given to applicants who may provide a work contract with a teaching institution or relevant proof upon completing their studies in China.|
|UndergraduateProgram||4 years(Register in September, 2020)||Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)||Applicants shall hold a high school diploma and a minimum score of 210 on the HSK Test (Level 4) as well as 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level).|
Online registration will be available from March 1, 2020 on the Confucius Institute Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn). Please log on to find recommendation institutions and host institutions (the Agency Number of ZJNU is 10345), submit application documents online, track the application progress, feedback of review and admission results. Scholarship winners shall confirm with the host institutions to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out CIS certificate online, and register at host institutions on the designated date as per the letter of admission.
Source / More information and Contact on Official Website.