From the issue date of the procedures, applicants should log on to the Confucius Institute Scholarship website, set up an individual account, read information on host institutes and majors, and complete and submit the Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form online.
Confucius Institutes and independently set-up Confucius Classrooms, overseas Chinese test centers, educational and cultural offices (sections) of Chinese embassies (consulates), host institutions, and institutions of higher education in those countries with no Confucius Institutes are entrusted by Hanban as the recommending institutions. The recommending institutions shall examine the qualifications and application materials of applicants and submit the list of recommended applicants to Hanban by April 25.
Host institutes are responsible for reviewing the qualification of applicants and submitting the proposed enrollment name list of qualified candidates to Hanban by May 25.
Hanban will organize an expert panel to make the final selection, and publish the name list of successful applicants on the scholarship website by June 15. Hanban will also inform the host institutes and the recommending institutions, who will inform the applicants.
The host institutes will post “Admission Notice,” “Enrollment Instructions,” “Visa Application Form for Foreigners to Study in China” (JW202 Form), and other related materials to successful applicants through their recommending institutions by July 1.