Minzu University of China
Recruitment Procedures for Confucius Institute Scholarship (2014)
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/Hanban (hereinafter referred to as
Hanban) launches a “Confucius Institute Scholarship” program to sponsor foreign
students, scholars and Chinese language teachers to study Chinese in relevant
universities of China (hereinafter referred to as “Host Institutes” ).
一、招生类别及申请条件（Category of Scholarship and Eligibility Criteria）
The scholarship of 2014 at Minzu University of China is divided into 2 categories:
Scholarship for Students of Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers
of Other Languages（MTCSOL）,
Scholarship for Students of Bachelor's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers
of Other Languages（BTCSOL），
Applicants shall be non-Chinese citizens in good health, aged between 16 and
35 (Chinese language teachers in post shall be aged below 45, and applicants for
BTCSOL scholarship should be aged below 20).
1. 汉语国际教育专业硕士 向孔子学院（课堂）学员，海外本土汉语教师、“汉语桥”中文比赛优胜者、大学中文专业优秀毕业生和HSK考试成绩优秀者提供。入学时间为2014年秋季，资助期限为2年。申请者应具有学士学位或相当学历，HSK成绩不低于五级180分、HSKK成绩不低于中级50分，同时书面承诺毕业后至少从事5年汉语教学工作。有具体任教意向者（须提供拟任教单位出具的证明）将被优先录取。汉办将为优秀毕业生回国任教提供支撑。
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 2014, 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), 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). Hanban will provide
support for outstanding graduates to teach in their home countries.
2. 汉语国际教育本科 向亚洲和非洲地区不发达国家有志于从事汉语教学工作的孔子学院学员提供，学习专业为汉语国际教育（含汉语言本科汉语国际教育方向）。入学时间为2014年秋季，资助期限为4年。申请者应具有高中以上学历，HSK成绩不低于三级180分、HSKK成绩不低于中级40分。
Scholarship for Students of BTCSOL: The scholarship is oriented at students
from Confucius Institutes in underdeveloped regions in Asia and Africa, who are
interested in Chinese Language teaching. Scholarship winners will major in Teaching
Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (or Chinese in the direction of Teaching
Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages). Time of enrollment for scholarship winners
is autumn 2014, and the duration is four academic years. Applicants should have a high
school degree or above, and meanwhile get no less than 180 scores in HSK (level 3)
and at least 40 scores in HSKK (intermediate level).
For both categories of scholarships, priority will be given to applicants with HSK
and HSKK scores. Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency
Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students in
China shall arrange their applications in accordance with the prize specifications.
Repetitive applications are invalid.
二、奖学金资助内容及标准（Scholarship Coverage and Criteria）
Scholarship winners are exempt from registration fees, tuition, fees for basic
learning materials, accommodation fees on campus, and are provided with a one-off
resettlement subsidy, 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 1,400 for bachelor degree Students.
b. CNY 1,700 for Master’s Degree Students.
The one-off resettlement subsidy is CNY 1,500 for students who will study in
China for one academic year or more; the one-off resettlement subsidy will not be
provided for those who have studied in China for more than half a year before being
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, read
information and introduction of host institutes and majors, complete and submit the
Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form online.
* Those who apply to study at Minzu University of China need finish online
application by April 25th, 2014.
Confucius Institutes (independently set-up Confucius Classrooms), overseas
Chinese test centers, educational and cultural offices (sections) of Chinese Embassies
(Consulates), host institutes 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 qualification and application materials
of applicants, and submit the list of recommended applicants to Hanban by May 10th, 2014.
Host institutes are responsible for reviewing the qualification of applicants and
submitting the proposed enrollment name list of qualified candidates to Hanban by
May 26th, 2014.
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 16th, 2014.
Hanban will also inform the host institutes and the recommending institutions, and the
recommending institutions will inform the applicants.
The host institutes 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 by
July 1s, 2014.
Applicants should log onto the Scholarship website, fill out the “Confucius
Institute Scholarship Application Form”, and attach the electronic files of the following
Photocopy of passport photo page.
Photocopies of HSK、HSKK score reports.
Notarized highest education diploma attained（scheduled graduation proof
or official proof of student status）.
Reference letter and letter of commitment. The BTCSOL Scholarship applicants
should submit pre-admission notice issued by the host institutes designated by
Hanban. 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.
Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant legal documents of entrusted
legal guardians in China.
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.
Chinese language teachers shall submit the proof of the length of time in
teaching and weekly teaching hours provided by institutes they work for.
Other materials required by host institutes.
五、入学及年度评审（ Entrance and Annual Appraisal ）
The scholarship winners shall register at the host institutes before the deadline
set by the institutes. Scholarships will not be reserved for those who do not register on
time without reasonable cause.
Scholarships will be canceled for those who cannot pass the health examination.
Students undertaking BTCSOL or MMTCSOL 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.
The host institute：College of International Education, Minzu University of China
Address: Office 205, College of International Education, Minzu University of China
27 Zhongguancun South Avenue, Haidian District, Beijing 100081
联系人（The contact）：陈老师 （MS.CHEN）
2. 孔子学院总部/国家汉办 奖学金处
Division of Scholarships, Confucius Institute Headquarters / Hanban
Address: 129, Deshengmenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100088.
孔子学院奖学金网站（Confucius Institute Scholarship Website）：http://cis.chinese.cn
HSK、HSKK考试网站（HSK and HSKK Website）：http://www.chinesetest.cn