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Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)

Scholarship 2021

Application guideline in English: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/FAi2BaZj2H-A1f6HjOKgGQ

Application deadline: 31 January 2021

Application at the following website: http://cis.chinese.cn/account/login 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Wang Aijun (Ibolya) at jsjx_waj@163.com !





Fudan University Scholarship 2021

Application guideline in English: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AKXalgUWRvzRe8_xGY9Adg

Application deadline: 31 January 2021

Application at the following website: http://cis.chinese.cn/account/login


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Wang Aijun (Ibolya) at jsjx_waj@163.com





East China Normal University Scholarship 2021

Application guideline in English:

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/NzXKpwbppN2zeBAG-ixtGw

Application deadline: 31 January 2021

Application at the following website: http://cis.chinese.cn/account/login 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Wang Aijun (Ibolya) at jsjx_waj@163.com !



Application Guide for International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship2020

 

For the purpose of cultivating qualified International Chinese language teachers and facilitating Chinese language education in other countries, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (CIH) will continue with the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship. Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms, certain HSK test centers, Chinese language (education) departments of foreign universities, professional associations for Chinese language instruction of other countries, Chinese embassies (consulates) abroad (collectively “recommending institutions”) may recommend outstanding students and currently-employed Chinese language teachers to study International Chinese Language Education or related majors in Chinese universities and colleges (“host institutions”).

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

All applicants shall be:

  1. non-Chinese citizens;
  2. in good physical and mental conditions, and with good academic performance and conduct;
  3. committed to the Chinese language education and related work;
  4. between the ages of 16 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

 

A. Scholarship for Doctor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (DTCSOL)

 

The program commences in September 2020 and provides scholarship for a maximum four academic years. Applicants shall hold a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages or education-related majors. Applicants shall have a minimum score of 200 on the HSK Test (Level 6), 60 on the HSKK test (Advanced Level) and more than 2 years’ work experience in Chinese language teaching and related fields. 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.

 

B. Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)

 

The program commences in September 2020 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.


C. Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)

The program commences in September 2020 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).

D. Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study

 

The program commences in September 2020, and provides scholarship for a maximum of eleven months. International students currently studying in China are not eligible.

 

  1. TCSOL
    Applicants shall have a minimum score of 270 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.


  2. Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy, etc.
    Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 4) and 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level).


  3. Chinese Language Study
    Applicants shall have a minimum score of 210 on the HSK test (Level 3). Priority will be given to applicants who provide an HSKK test score.

 

E. Scholarship for One-Semester Study

 

The program commences either in September 2020 or March 2021, and provides scholarship of a maximum of five months. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible.


  1.  i. TCSOL, Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy, etc.
    Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.

  2. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Taiji Culture
    An HSK test score is required. Priority will be given to applicants who provide an HSKK test score.

 

F. Scholarship for Four-Week Study

 

The program commences either in July or December 2020, and provides a four-week scholarship. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible.


  1. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Taiji Culture, Chinese Language plus Home-Stay Experience in a Chinese Family, Special Four-week Program for Confucius Institutes

    An HSK test score is required. The program may be organized and applied for by a Confucius Institute with 10-15 participants per group. Prior to the trip, a detailed study plan shall be made in consultation with host institutions and such plan shall be submitted to CIH for approval.


G. Cooperative Scholarships

  1. Cooperative Scholarship between CIH and Host Institutions.
    CIH has established a scholarship in cooperation with some host institutions. Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study, Scholarship for MTCSOL and Scholarship for BTCSOL shall be enrolled by the relevant institutions according to the standards stipulated in this Guide. Scholarship for “Chinese + Vocational Training” shall be enrolled according to the standards announced by the relevant institutions in the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship Application System (the categories and enrollment quota of relevant institutions are listed in Appendix 3).

  2. Cooperative Scholarship between CIH and Educational Departments and Universities of Other Countries
    The enrollment methods, quota and forms of support under this scholarship will be updated on the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship application website.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

 

Online registration will be available from March 1, 2020 on the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship application website (cis.chinese.cn). Please log on to search for recommending institutions and host institutions; upload application materials online; and track the application progress, comments and result. Scholarship holders need to confirm with the host institutions to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out the scholarship certificate online, and register at host institutions on the designated date as per the letter of admission.


The application deadlines (Beijing Time) are:

  1. For programs commencing in July, student application must complete before April 10th; recommending institutions and host institutions must complete review before April 20th;
  2. For programs commencing in September, student application must complete before May 10th; recommending institutions and host institutions must complete review before May 20th;
  3. For programs commencing in December, student application must complete before September 10th; recommending institutions and host institutions must complete review before September 20th;
  4. For programs commencing in March 2021, student application must complete before November 10th; recommending institutions and host institutions must complete review before November 20th.

 

CIH will entrust an expert panel to review the applications. Decisions will be made based on HSK and HSKK scores and levels, and in consideration of country distribution as well as other factors. The results will be published about three months before school starts.

 

CHINESE BRIDGE AWARD RECIPIENT POLICIES

 

Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2020 Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate shall log onto the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship website and submit documents to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their scholarship certificates. For inquiry, please contact chinesebridge@hanban.org.

 

 

RECOMMENDING INSTITUTIONS AND HOST INSTITUTIONS

 

Recommending institutions and host institutions shall, pursuant to the Guide, fulfill relevant responsibility, provide consulting, recommendation and enrollment services.



The procedure for requesting a letter of recommendation is as follows:

  1. The applicant shall write a motivation letter both in English and Chinese which shall be forwarded to the Hungarian and Chinese directors of SZTE Confucius Institute as well as to the applicant’s Chinese teacher;
  2. The Chinese teacher reviews the motivation letter, and also evaluates the applicant’s attitude towards class work. At the same time, the teacher informs the Hungarian and Chinese directors as well as the person in charge of the scholarships in writing;
  3. If the instructor does not support the scholarship application, he/she shall inform the Hungarian and Chinese directors, and also the teacher responsible for the scholarships explaining the reasons in detail why or why not to support the scholarship application (e.g.: class abscences exceeding the allowable amount, study level does not reach the desired level, other problems, etc.);
  4. After the evaluation procedure, the Institute informs the applicant via email. In case of a positive evaluation, the Institute also forwards the signed and sealed letter of recommendation.


 

OTHERS

 

  1. Please contact host institutions for curriculum and course listings.
  2. Applicants shall be familiar with the specific criteria and deadlines for registration, and submit necessary documents according to specific requirements.
  3. Degree students are subject to the annual assessment according to the Annual Appraisal Procedures of Confucius Institute Scholarship.
  4. Those who fail to register on time, fail to pass the health assessment, drop out midway and/or suspended from school will be deprived of their scholarship.

 

CIH CONTACT

 

Division of Test and Scholarships

Email: scholarships@hanban.org

Tel: +86-10-58595727




 

Appendix

1 Scholarship Coverage and Criteria

2 Application Documents for Scholarship


 

 

Appendix 1


 



International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute)

Scholarship Coverage and Criteria

 

The scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance (four-week study students are excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.

a) Tuition is under the overall planning and utilization of host institutions to provide teaching and management of scholarship students organizing cultural and social activities, as well as organizing Chinese language proficiency tests. Tuition fee does not cover the textbook expenses and tourist tickets.


b) Accommodation fee is under the overall planning and utilization of host institutions to provide students with in-campus apartments (usually double rooms). Students may also live off-campus upon application and getting permission from the host institutions. Students who live off-campus are entitled to accommodation allowance of 1000 CNY per person/month for doctoral students and 700 CNY per person/month for other students paid on a monthly / quarterly basis from the host institutions.


c) Living allowance is granted by host institutions on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance for undergraduates, one-academic-year study students and one-semester students is 2,500 CNY per person. For MTCSOL student, the monthly allowance is 3,000 CNY per person. For DTCSOL student, the monthly allowance is 3500 CNY per person.

 

Students are required to complete enrollment procedures for every semester within stipulated period; otherwise, their scholarship may be cancelled. Students who are enrolled before the 15th (or on the 15th) of the month are entitled to the full allowance of that month while those enrolled after the 15th of that month are only entitled to half of the amount.


During the study period, for any student who is absent from China due to personal reasons for more than 15 days (excluding winter and summer holidays), the allowance during absence will be suspended.


For students who suspend study or drop out of school for personal reasons, or who are given disciplinary punishment by the host institutions, allowance will be terminated on the date of such suspension, dropping out or when the decision of such punishment is announced.

The living allowance for the month of graduation will be granted half a month after the date of graduation or expiration day of the study confirmed by host institutions.


Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by the host institutions in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China. Insurance fee per person is 160 CNY for four-week study students, 400 CNY for one-semester students, and 800 CNY per year for students engaged in program longer than one academic year.




Appendix 2



Application Documents for International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship

A. For all applicants:

  1. a scanned copy of passport photo page;
  2. a scanned copy of score reports of the HSK and HSKK tests (within the two-year validity);
  3. a reference letter by the head of the recommending institutions.



B. For degree scholarship program applicants:

  1. a certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation) and an official transcript;
  2. applicants of the Scholarship for DTCSOL students are required to provide 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors or experts with equivalent professional and technical titles in relevant fields and a 3000-character personal statement in Chinese (including knowledge of the intended field of study and research proposal). 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.c) applicants of the Scholarship for MTCSOL students are required to provide 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors. 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.


C. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall provide proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employer.


D. Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.


E. Applicants shall also provide additional documents required by the host institutions.






Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship

 

 

Introduction


1. Purpose

Support doctoral students (candidates) registered with foreign universities to come to China for study, research and writing of their doctoral dissertations.


2. Duration

From six months to two years.


3. Eligibility

  • Non-Chinese citizen;
  • HSK test score level 3 is required, and priority is given to applicants with higher level of proficiency in Chinese under same conditions;Applicants who are currently participating in Chinese Government Scholarship are not eligible to apply for this Program.


4. Application materials

  • Ph.D. Study Certificate;
  • Two letters of recommendation from scholars in related field;
  • HSK transcript;
  • Abstract of master s thesis or other academic publications;
  • Abstract of doctoral dissertation;
  • A research plan for the study in China;
  • Priority is given to applicants who obtain a letter of recommendation from local Confucius Institutes.


5. How to apply

The applicant shall submit the online application, and then post the application form and other supporting documents to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.


6. Assessment Process

The Confucius China Studies Program Expert Committee will review the application materials and conduct video interview.


7. Funding

• Lodging and living stipend;

• Research fund;

• Round-trip international airfare;

• Tuition;

• Other support provided by the host Chinese university;

• Expenses for the foreign supervisor’s visit or research in China;

• Expenses for life and medical insurances in China;

• Group activities and cultural experience.

 

Ph.D. in China Fellowship

 

Introduction


1. Purpose

Support foreign students to pursue full-time Ph.D. degrees in the humanities and social sciences at Chinese universities.


2. Eligibility

  • Non-Chinese citizen;
  • HSK test score level 5 is required, and priority is given to applicants with higher level of proficiency in Chinese under same conditions;


3. Application materials

  • Recognized transcripts of undergraduate and graduate studies, diplomas and copies of all the documents above in Chinese;
  • HSK transcript;
  • Abstract of master’s thesis and other academic publications;
  • A doctoral research statement;
  • Two letters of recommendation from scholars in related field;
  • Priority is given to applicants who obtain a letter of recommendation from Confucius Institutes.


4. How to apply

Applicants shall submit the online application at ccsp.chinese.cn, and then post the application forms and other supporting documents to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.


5. Assessment Process

The Confucius China Studies Program Expert Committee will review the application materials and conduct video interview.


6. Funding

• Lodging and living stipend;

• Research fund;

• Round-trip international airfare;

• Tuition;

• Other support provided by the host Chinese university;

• Expenses for life and medical insurances in China.

• Group activities and cultural experience.