UMD: A Globally Connected University

Awards & Scholarships


Through the generosity of sponsors and supporters of Hanban, the Confucius Institute at Maryland is proud to offer many opportunities for scholarships and recognition for achievement in advancing the mission of the Confucius Institute. From the Chinese Language Bridge Competition to the China Study Plan, CIM aims to encourage excellence in the study of Chinese culture without the barrier of economic opportunity. Interested students can find information concerning:

  • The Chinese Bridge Language Competition - an annual regional language competition hosted by CIM and usually held in April;
  • The Confucius Institute Scholarship - a scholarship to provide financial aid for students, scholars, and Chinese language teachers worldwide to pursue study at Chinese universities; and
  • The China Study Plan – an opportunity for advanced studies abroad at Chinese universities to enable the prosperous growth of China studies, to promote the sustainable development of Confucius Institutes, and to enhance the friendly relationship between China and other countries.