In order to satisfy the growing demand of the international community for Chinese language teachers and facilitate Chinese language education in other countries, the Center for Language Education and Cooperation (CLEC) has set the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship.
All applicants shall be:
a) Non-Chinese citizens;
b) In good physical and mental conditions, and with good academic performance and conduct;
c) Committed to the Chinese language education and related work;
d) Between the ages of 16 and 35 (as of September 1st, 2021). 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
Scholarship for One-Semester Chinese Language Study
The program commences either in September 2021 or February 2022, and provides scholarship of a maximum of five months. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible. Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.
Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study
The program commences in September 2021, and provides scholarship for a maximum of eleven months. International students currently studying in China are not eligible.
Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)
The program commences in September 2021 and provides scholarship for a maximum of four academic years. Applicants shall hold a senior 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).
Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
The program commences in September 2021 and provides scholarship for a maximum of two academic years. 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 upon completing their studies in China or a proof to the same effect.
SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE AND CRITERIA
The scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
For more details, please visit the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship website: cis.chinese.cn
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTS
a) Online application. Online registration will be available from March 1, 2021 on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship application website (cis.chinese.cn). Submit application on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship application website (cis.chinese.cn) and Wuhan University online application website (admission.whu.edu.cn). Download the two application forms and send them to email@example.com.
b) Application documents for scholarship: see appendix
APPLICATION DEADLINES (BEJING TIME)
a) For programs commencing in September, student application must complete before May 15th;
b) For programs commencing in February 2022, student application must complete before November 15th.
ASSESSMENT AND ADMISSION
Wuhan University will review application documents and organize interviews for applicants. The Center for Language Education and Cooperation will make final review to select scholarship candidates. Usually, the final result will be announced about three months before enrollment.
a) Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2021 International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Certificate shall log onto the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship website and submit documents to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their scholarship certificates. For inquiry, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admissions Office 101, School of International Education, Wuhan University, No.299, Bayi Road, Wuchang District., Wuhan, Hubei Province, China 430072
Coordinator: Ms. She (Norah)
Center for Language Education and Cooperation(CLEC)
Division of Test and Scholarships
Chinese Test Center Website: chinesetest.cn