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Application Documents


Applicants must log onto the Scholarship website, fill out the “Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form,” and attach electronic files of the following materials:

  1. Photocopy of passport photo page.  
  2. Photocopy of HSK and HSKK result report.   
  3. Notarized highest education diplomas attained or proof of study.   
  4. Reference letter. Students attending Chinese language programs of universities in countries with no Confucius Institutes established shall attach a reference letter signed and issued by the university president. The master’s degree scholarship applicants are required to submit reference letters provided by two professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English).
  5. Letter of commitment. A written commitment stating that the applicant will be engaged in Chinese language teaching for at least five years after graduation (written in Chinese and signed).
  6. Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant legal documents of entrusted legal guardians in China.  
  7. Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Language Competitions in China shall submit the scholarship certificate. Winners of preliminary rounds of the “Chinese Bridge” Language Competitions in their countries shall provide award proof and reference letter provided by the organizers.  
  8. Chinese language teachers shall submit certificate of employment and recommendation letters provided by institutes they work for.
  9. Those applying for the scholarship for students of one academic year + Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages are required to provide the agreement signed with the Confucius Institute or the institute which they will be working for.
  10. Other materials that may be required by host institutions.