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Scholarship Categories

 

  • Scholarship for Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
    The scholarship is provided for pursuing the MTCSOL degree to outstanding students of Confucius Institutes, overseas local Chinese language teachers, outstanding performers on HSK exams, winners of the "Chinese Bridge” Language Competitions, and outstanding graduates of Chinese language across the world. The scholarship winner shall begin study in the fall, and the grant will cover two academic years. Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, a score of at least 180 on the HSK (level 5) and a score of at least 50 on the HSKK (intermediate level), and a written commitment stating that he/she will be engaged in Chinese language teaching for at least five years after graduation. Applicants with specific teaching posts arranged will be given admission priority (certification by the institution for which he/she will teach is required). Hanban will provide support for outstanding graduates to return to their countries to teach.
  • Scholarship for One Academic Year + Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
    The scholarship is provided to Confucius Institute students from African and Latin American regions with an interest in teaching Chinese. Applicants shall sign agreements with the Confucius Institute or institutes to which they will be providing teaching services. Applicants are required to have bachelors’ degrees or the equivalent with a score of at least 180 on the HSK (level 3) and a score of at least 60 on the HSKK (primary level). Those who pass the first-academic-year assessment and score at least 180 on the HSK (level 5) can continue to study in China for the Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Hanban will provide support for graduates returning to their countries to teach.
  • Scholarship for One Academic Year
    The scholarship is provided to outstanding students of Confucius Institutes, winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Language Competitions, overseas local Chinese language teachers, outstanding graduates of Chinese language across the world, and outstanding performers on the HSK who intend to become Chinese teachers. The scholarship winner may choose to study majors including Chinese language and literature, Chinese history, and Chinese philosophy. The time of entrance is Fall 2013, 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), or complete more than 120 hours of study at a Confucius Institute.
  • Scholarship for One Semester
    The scholarship is provided to outstanding students of Confucius Institutes, winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Language Competitions, overseas local Chinese language teachers, outstanding graduates of Chinese language across the world, and outstanding performers on the HSK. The scholarship winner may choose to study majors including Chinese language and literature, Chinese history and Chinese philosophy. The time of entrance is fall or spring, 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 (elementary level), or complete more than 60 hours of study at a Confucius Institute. Applicants with HSK and HSKK scores will be given priority to all categories of scholarships. Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Language Competitions in China shall arrange their applications in accordance with the prize specifications. Repetitive applications are invalid.