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 to study in Chinese universities and colleges.
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (hereinafter referred to as GDUFS), as one of the units of MTCSOL, is now recruiting Confucius Institute Scholarship students in 2018.
All applicants shall be
a) Non-Chinese citizens
b) In good physical and mental condition, well performed both academically and behaviorally
c) Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language.
d) Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2018. Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45.
Applicants shall be Bachelor degree holders, and have a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level). Applicants who are able to provide notarized document of the employment agreement or related proofs upon completing study in China are preferred. Commences September 2018 and provides scholarship for maximum two academic years.
● APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Applicants shall log on the Confucius Institute Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn) and upload application materials online from March 1, 2018 to June 20, 2018, and track the application progress, feedback of review.Hanban will complete the scholarship review and notify the results two months before enrollment of the admitted students. Scholarship holders need to confirm with GDUFS to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out CIS certificate online, and register at GDUFS at the designated date and time as per the letter of admission.
● CHINESE BRIDGE AWARD RECIPIENT POLICIES
Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2018 “Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate” shall log onto the scholarship website and submit documents to relevant GDUFS upon presentation of their CIS certificates. Please firstname.lastname@example.org inquiry.
a) Applicants are required to attend the interview organized by GDUFS.
b) Scholarship winners shall accept the annual assessment under theAnnual Appraisal Procedures of Confucius Institute Scholarship
c) Those who failed to register on time, failed to pass the health assessment, dropped out midway and/or suspended will be deprived of scholarship.
Tel: +86-20-86319791 Fax: +86-20-86319791
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Address: MTCSOL Education Center, Room 402, 3rd Teaching Building of GDUFS, No.2 BaiYun North Street, Guangzhou, Guangdong China (510420).
a) Application Documents for Confucius Institute Scholarship
b) Confucius Institute Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
Application Documents for Confucius Institute Scholarship
a) A Scanned copy of passport photo page
b) A scanned copy of score reports of the HSK and HSKK tests (within the two-year validity).
c) A Recommendation letter by the head of the recommending institutions
d) A certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation) and an official transcript.
e) Two reference letters from professors or associate professors. Those who can provide a notarized employment agreement with teaching institutions are preferred.
f) Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall provide the proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employing institution
g) Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.
Confucius Institute Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
a) Tuition fee is under the overall planning and utilization of University 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 GDUFS to provide students with in-campus apartments (usually double rooms). Students may also live off-campus upon application and getting permission from University. Students who live off-campus are entitled to accommodation allowance of 700 CNY per person/month paid on a monthly / quarterly basis from University.
c) Living allowance is granted by University on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance is 3,000 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 University, 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 University.
d）Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by the University in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China. Insurance fee per person is 800 CNY per year for students engaged in program longer than one academic year.