Confucius Institute Scholarship of Chongqing University 2015

Updated: 2015-3-12

 

Confucius Institute Scholarship of Chongqing University 2015

For the purpose of supporting the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitating international promotion of Chinese language and dissemination of Chinese culture, as well as cultivating qualified Chinese-language teachers and excellent Chinese-language learners, Confucius Institute Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as Hanban) launches a “Confucius Institute Scholarship” program to sponsor foreign students, scholars and Chinese language teachers to study at Chongqing University.

I.   Category of Scholarship and Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship of 2015 is divided into 3 categories:

 Scholarship for Students of Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other LanguagesMTCSOL

Scholarship for One-Semester Students 

Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Students

Applicants shall be non-Chinese citizens in good health, aged between 16 and 35 (Chinese language teachers in post shall be aged below 45).

1.      Scholarship for Students of MTCSOL

The scholarship is oriented at excellent students from Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), overseas local Chinese language teachers, winners of the "Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students, excellent foreign college graduates majored in Chinese and outstanding performers on HSK exams, to undertake a Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages.

The scholarship winner shall begin the study in autumn 2015, and the duration of scholarship is two academic years.

The applicant should have a bachelor degree or its equivalent, get a score of at least 180 on the HSK (level 5) and a score of at least 50 on the HSKK (intermediate level) or at least 180 on BCT(B) and at least 260 on BCT(Oral), and make a written commitment stating that he/she will be engaged in Chinese language teaching for at least 5 years after graduation.

The applicant with a specific teaching post arranged will be given admission priority (certification by the institution he/she will teach for is required). After one-year study, the students who pass the annual appraisal and get at least 180 on the HSK(level 6)  and at least 70 on 50 on the HSKK (intermediate level) will continue his or her study with the support of the scholarship. Hanban will provide support for outstanding graduates to teach in their home countries.

2.      Scholarship for One-Academic Year Students

The scholarship is oriented at outstanding students of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), overseas local Chinese language teachers, winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students, excellent foreign college students majored in Chinese, outstanding performers on the HSK, and those who intend to become Chinese teachers.

The time of entrance is autumn 2015 and the grant term is one academic year and the aim is to help students to reach HSK(level 5) and HSSK(intermediate level). Applicants should achieve a score of at least 180 on the HSK (level 3) and at least 60 on the HSKK (primary level) or at least 180 on BCT(A) and at least 180 on BCT(Oral).

3.      Scholarship for One-Semester Students

 The scholarship is oriented at excellent students of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students, overseas local Chinese language teachers, excellent foreign college students majored in Chinese, and outstanding performers on the HSK.

 The time of entrance is autumn 2015 or spring 2016 and the grant term is one semester. The aim is to help students reach HSK(level 4) and HSSK(intermediate level). Applicants should achieve a score of at least 120 on the HSK (level 2) and at least 40 on the HSKK (primary level) or at least 100 on BCT(A) and at least 120 on BCT(Oral).

II.   Scholarship Coverage and Criteria

Scholarship winners are exempt from tuition, accommodation fees on campus, monthly living allowance, outpatient medical service and comprehensive insurance for foreign students studying in China. Monthly living allowances are provided at the following rates (CNY Yuan per month):

a. CNY 2,500 for One-Academic-Year Students and One-Semester Students.

b. CNY 3,000 for Master’s Degree Students.

III.   Application Documents

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

1.  Photocopy of passport photo page.

2.  Photocopies of HSKHSKK score reports.

3. Notarized highest education diploma attainedscheduled graduation proof or official proof of student status.

4Reference letter and letter of commitment. The MTCSOL Scholarship applicants are required to submit two reference letters from professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English) and a written commitment stating that the applicant will be engaged in Chinese language teaching for at least 5 years after graduation (written in Chinese and signed). College students majored in Chinese in countries with no Confucius Institutes established shall submit a reference letter signed and issued by the university President.

5Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant legal documents of entrusted legal guardians in China.

6. Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students in China shall submit the certificate of scholarship. Winners of preliminary rounds of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions in their countries shall submit award proof and a reference letter from the Chinese Embassy (or Consulate) in the competition area.

7. Chinese language teachers shall submit the proof of the length of time in teaching and weekly teaching hours provided by institutes they work for.

IV.  Recruitment Procedures

1.   From the issue date of the Procedures, applicants can log on to the Confucius Institute Scholarship website at http://cis.chinese.cn, set up an individual account, complete and submit the Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form online and the deadline is May 4..

2. Confucius Institutes are entrusted by Hanban as the recommending institutions. The recommending institutions shall examine the qualification and application materials of applicants, and submit the list of recommended applicants to Hanban by May 20, 2015

3. Chongqing University is responsible for reviewing the qualification of applicants and submitting the proposed enrollment name list of qualified candidates to Hanban by May 31, 2015.

4Hanban will organize an expert panel to make the final selection, and publish the name list of successful applicants on the Scholarship website after June 15, 2015. Hanban will also inform Chongqing University and the recommending institutions, and the recommending institutions will inform the applicants.

5. Chongqing University will post “Admission Letter”, “Enrollment Instructions”, “Visa Application Form for Foreigners to Study in China" (JW202 Form) and other related materials to successful applicants through their recommending institutions immediately receiving the name list of successful applicants from Hanban.

V.  Entrance and Annual Appraisal

1.  The scholarship winners shall register at Chongqing University before the set deadline . Scholarships will not be kept for those who do not register on time without reasonable cause.

2.   Scholarships will be canceled for those who cannot pass the health examination.

3.   Students undertaking MTCSOL (including One-Academic-Year + MTCSOL), shall be subject to an annual appraisal after being enrolled according to the “Annual Appraisal Procedures for Confucius Institute Scholarship”. Only the eligible students are entitled to continue to receive the scholarships in the following year.

VI. Contact Information

Postal Address: Room 324, Admissions Office, Main Teaching Building, School of International Education, Campus A, Chongqing University, Chongqing, P.R.China,

Postal Code: 400044

Tel: 0086-23-65111001

Fax: 0086-23-65111067
Email:
admissions@cqu.edu.cn

Website:  http://international.cqu.edu.cn/