Confucius Institute Scholarships for Non-Chinese Students at Nankai China, 2017

 

Deadline: May 8, 2017

Applications are invited for Confucius Institute Scholarship Program for the students and Chinese language teachers to study Chinese or conduct research regarding Chinese language and culture. These scholarships are only open to applicants who have a non-Chinese citizenship.

The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.

Confucius Institute is a key multidisciplinary and research-oriented university directly under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, Nankai University, located in Tianjin on the border of the sea of Bohai, is also the alma mater of our beloved late Premier Zhou Enlai.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for following programmes:

  • Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) Students (2 Academic Years)
  • Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study + MTCSOL Students (3 Academic Years)
  • Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study Students (11 Months)
  • Scholarship for One-Semester Study Students (5 Months)
  • Scholarship for Four-Week Study Students (4 Weeks)

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study Chinese or conduct research regarding Chinese language and culture.

Scholarship Award: The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.

Living allowance criteria per person are:
MTCSOL, One-Academic-Year Study + MTCSOL: RMB 3,000 per month
One-Academic-Year Study, One-Semester Study: RMB 2,500 per month

MTCSOL and One-Academic-Year Study + MTCSOL students are subject to annual academic performance review. Only those who achieve outstanding marks in academics and Chinese language proficiency are entitled to a full scholarship for the following year; those who achieve average academic records are entitled to partial scholarships (Without living allowance); the others will not be entitled to scholarship any longer. The One-Academic-Year Study and One-Semester Study are required to attend Chinese language proficiency test before graduation. Test fees are reimbursed by Nankai University.

During the study, for any students who is absent from China of personal reasons for more than 15 days (excluding legal holidays), the allowance will be suspended during the absence. The allowance will be terminated in case of schooling suspension or dropping out for personal reasons.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

The scholarship is only open to applicants who have a non-Chinese citizenship, who are between 16 and 35 years old, and who are in good health. (Applicants who are currently working in a Chinese language teaching position shall not exceed the age of 45).The eligibilities are as follows:

  • Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) Students (2 Academic Years)
    Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent;
    2. A minimum score of 180 in HSK Test (Level 5), and a minimum score of 50 in HSKK Test (Intermediate Level);
    3. Providing the employment agreement or certification upon finishing the study from designated working institutions is preferred.
  • Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study + MTCSOL Students (3 Academic Years)
    Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent;
    2. A minimum score of 180 in HSK Test (Level 3), and a minimum score of 60 in HSKK Test (Beginner Level);
    3. An employment agreement from a designated Confucius Institute or a prospective working institution.
  • Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study Students (11 Months)
    To be a Confucius Institute (Classroom) student, overseas Chinese language teacher, Chinese language major student or excellent performer in HSK test. International students who are now studying in China are not eligible for the scholarship.
    2. A minimum score of 180 in HSK Test (Level 3) and 60 in HSKK test (Beginner Level), or a minimum score of 180 in BCT (A) and a minimum score of 180 BCT (Speaking).
  • Scholarship for One-Semester Study Students (5 Months)
    To be a Confucius Institute (Classroom) student, overseas Chinese language teacher, Chinese language major student or excellent performer in HSK test;
    2. No prior experience of studying in China;
    3. A minimum score of 120 in HSK Test (Level 2) and a minimum score of 40 in HSKK (Beginner Level) or a minimum score of 100 in BCT (A) and a minimum score of 120 in BCT (Speaking).
  • Scholarship for Four-Week Study Students (4 Weeks)
    To be a Confucius Institute (Classroom) student, excellent performers in HSK/BCT test, or outstanding club members of Confucius Institute Magazine;
    2. No prior experience of studying in China;
    3. A HSK or BCT score report.

Note: Chinese Bridge (Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students) Winners who have been awarded the 2017 Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate can apply for admission according to the scholarship specified in the certificate.

Nationality: Non-Chinese students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Scholarships in China

How to Apply: For the application, please log on to the Confucius Institute Scholarships website to register, complete the Confucius Institute Scholarships Application Form online, and upload the scanned copies of relevant supporting documents as listed below:

  • A scanned copy of the passport photo page (Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant documents of entrusted legal guardians in China);
  • Score reports of the HSK, HSKK or BCT, BCT (Speaking). Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions may submit the award certificate and the “Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate”;
  • Certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation), and an official transcript;
  • Recommendation letter signed by the head of the recommending institutions (Chinese language teachers shall submit an employment verification letter and a reference letter provided by the institutes they work for);
  • Applicants of the Scholarship for MTCSOL Students and Scholarship for “1-Academic-Year Study + MTCSOL” students are required to provide 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors. Those who can provide an employment agreement or related documents with the designated teaching institution are preferred.

Application Deadline: Four-Week Study Students:
Enrollment: July 2017
Application Deadline: May 8, 2017

MTCSOL One-Academic-Year Study + MTCSOL One-Academic-Year Study and One-Semester Study Students?
Enrollment: September 2017
Application Deadline: May 29, 2017

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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