Confucius Institute Scholarship 2021 (Fully Funded)

Deadline:  10-11-2020    Skill:  Foreign Languages Cultures


For the purpose of cultivating qualified International Chinese language teachers and facilitating Chinese language education in other countries, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (CIH) will continue with the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship. Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms, certain HSK test centers, Chinese language (education) departments of foreign universities, professional associations for Chinese language instruction of other countries, Chinese embassies (consulates) abroad (collectively “recommending institutions”) may recommend outstanding students and currently-employed Chinese language teachers to study International Chinese Language Education or related majors in Chinese universities and colleges (“host institutions”).


All applicants shall be

  1. Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Be in good physical and mental conditions and wih good academic performance and conduct.
  3. Committed to the Chinese language education and related work.
  4. Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2020. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45, while undergraduate student applicants shall not be over 25.


  1. Scholarship for PhD’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (PhDTCSOL)
  2. Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
  3. Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)
  4. Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study
    • TCSOL, Chinese Language and Literature
    • Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy
    • Chinese Language Study
  5. Scholarship for One-Semester Study
    • TCSOL, Chinese Language and Literature
    • Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy
  6. Scholarship for Four-Week Study
    • Chinese Language plus Home-stay Experience in a Chinese Family, Special Four-week Program for Confucius Institutes


  1. April 10th (for those commencing in July)
  2. May 10th (for those commencing in September)
  3. September 10th (for those commencing in December)
  4. November 10th (for those commencing in March 2021)


  1. Application starts from March 1st, 2020. Please log on to the ECNU online application system and Confucius Institute Scholarships website ( to register, complete the Application Form online, and upload the scanned copies of relevant supporting documents.
  2. Contact Recommending Institutions:
    • Confucius Institutes and Confucius classrooms which have been in operation for more than six months. For more information, please refer to
    • Testing centers for Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK which have the right to recommend Confucius Institute Scholarship candidates. For information, please refer to (ECNU is eligible to recommend)
    • Oversea organizers of Chinese Bridge Competition: education and cultural offices (groups) of China’s oversea embassies (consulates), Confucius Institute and relevant educational institutions. For further information, please consult
  1. Host institutions will review the eligibility of applicants (An interview is required for ECNU degree and visiting student program applicants), and submit a list of pre-admitted students to Hanban. Hanban will conduct an overall assessment of all applications and admit applicants on the basis of competitive selection.
  2. After confirming with the successful applicants, host institutions will post the Admission letter and JW202 form. The scholarship certificate can be print out from the CIS website.


Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2020 “Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate” shall log onto the scholarship website and submit documents to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their CIS certificates. Please contact for inquiry.


  1. Please contact host institutions for curriculum and course listings.
  2. Applicants shall be familiar with the specific criteria and deadlines for registration, and submit necessary documents according to specific requirements.
  3. Degree students are subject to the annual assessment according to the Annual Appraisal Procedures of Confucius Institute Scholarship.
  4. Those who failed to register on time, failed to pass the health assessment, dropped out midway and/or suspended will be deprived of scholarship.

For more information, please check the Official Website.