For the purpose of supporting the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitating international promotion of Chinese language and dissemination of Chinese culture, as well as cultivating qualified Chinese-language teachers and excellent Chinese-language learners.
Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Students（2017.9-2018.7）
Scholarship for One-Semester Students（2017.9-2018.1 or 2018.2-2018.7）
2. Eligibility Criteria
l Age limit：more than 18 years old and less than 45 years old
l Obtainwell health and accomplishstudy project.
l Abide by the local and Chinese law and respect the Chinese culture and folk-custom
l Scholarship for One-Academic Year Students : The scholarship is oriented at outstanding students of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), overseas local Chinese language teachers, winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students, excellent foreign college students majored in Chinese, outstanding performers on the HSK, and those who intend to become Chinese teachers. The time of entrance is autumn 2017 and the grant term is one academic year. Applicants should achieve a score of at least 180 on the HSK (level 3) and at least 60 on the HSKK (primary level)
l Scholarship for One-Semester Students : The scholarship is oriented at excellent students of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students, overseas local Chinese language teachers, excellent foreign college students majored in Chinese, and outstanding performers on the HSK. The time of entrance is autumn 2017 or spring 2018 and the grant term is one semester. Applicants should achieve a score of at least 120 on the HSK (level 2) and at least 40 on the HSKK (primary level).
3.Major of Study
Chinese language and literature
4. Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
Scholarship winners are exempt from tuition, accommodation fees on campus, monthly living allowance, and comprehensive insurance for foreign students studying in China. Monthly living allowances are provided at the following rates (CNY Yuan per month):
l CNY 2,500 for One-Academic-Year Students and One-Semester Students.
5. Teaching Language and Content
l Teaching Language: Chinese
l main content
Language course: primary，intermediate，advanced Chinese language, primary, intermediate, advanced Chinese listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary, media reading, writing, language application, HSK tutoring, business Chinese, Chinese overview, profile of Chinese culture.
6. Application and Admissibility
From the issue date of the Procedures, applicants can log on to the Confucius Institute Scholarship website at http://cis.chinese.cn, set up an individual account, read information and introduction of Shenyang Normal University, complete and submit the Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form online.
Submit the application form and other documents to the local Confucius Institute (independently set-up Confucius Classrooms), overseas Chinese test centers, educational and cultural offices (sections) of Chinese Embassies (Consulates). The recommending institutions shall examine the qualification and application materials of applicants, and submit the list of recommended applicants to our school by May 10th, 2017.
7. Application Documents
Applicants should log onto the Scholarship website, fill out the “Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form”, and attach the electronic files of the following materials:
l Photocopy of passport photo page.
l Photocopies of HSK、HSKK score reports.
l Notarized highest education diploma attained（scheduled graduation proof or official proof of student status）.
l Reference letter and letter of commitment. The BTCSOL Scholarship applicants should submit pre-admission notice issued by the host institutes designated by Hanban. The MTCSOL Scholarship applicants are required to submit two reference letters from professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English) and a written commitment stating that the applicant will be engaged in Chinese language teaching for at least 5 years after graduation (written in Chinese and signed). College students majored in Chinese in countries with no Confucius Institutes established shall submit a reference letter signed and issued by the university President.
l Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant legal documents of entrusted legal guardians in China.
l Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students in China shall submit the certificate of scholarship. Winners of preliminary rounds of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions in their countries shall submit award proof and a reference letter from the Chinese Embassy (or Consulate) in the competition area.
l Chinese language teachers shall submit the proof of the length of time in teaching and weekly teaching hours provided by institutes they work for.
l Those applying for scholarship of One-Academic-Year + MTCSOL are required to provide the agreement signed with the Confucius Institute or the institute which they will be working for.
l Other materials required by host institutes.
(The mentioned documents need 2 copies)
8. Entrance and Annual Appraisal
l The scholarship winners shall register at the host institutes before the deadline set by the institutes. Scholarships will not be reserved for those who do not register on time without reasonable cause.
l Scholarships will be canceled for those who cannot pass the health examination.
l Students undertaking BTCSOL or MMTCSOL (including One-Academic-Year + MTCSOL), shall be subject to an annual appraisal after being enrolled according to the “Annual Appraisal Procedures for Confucius Institute Scholarship”. Only the eligible students are entitled to continue to receive the scholarships in the following year.
9. Contact Information
Contact: Ms. Chang
Zip Code: 110034
Address: 253 North Huanghe Street, Huanggu District, Shenyang 110034, China