LZUConfucius Institute Scholarship 2019
For the purpose of cultivating qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitating the promotion of Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute Headquarters(Hanban) launches “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS). According to the “Rules of Application for Confucius Institute Scholarship 2019”(Rulers), outstanding studentsand currently employed Chinese language teachers who recommended by Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms as well as HSK overseas test centers (recommending institutions) are welcome to study at Lanzhou University (LZU).
All applicants shall be:
●In good physical and mental condition well performed both academically and behaviorally
●Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language
●Between the age of 16-35 by September1st, 2019.
Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45, while undergraduate program shall not exceed the age limit of 25.
TYPES AND QUALIFICATIONS
▲MTCSOL（Under the age of 35 ）
（Master’s in Teaching Chinese to Speakers ofOther Languages）
Commences September 2019 and provides scholarship for maximum 2 academic years.
Applicants shall be Bachelor degree holdersand shall have a minimum score of 210 in HSK (Level 5) as well as 60 in HSKK (Intermediate Level).
Applicants who are able to provide notarized document of the employment agreement or related proofs upon completing study in China are preferred.
▲BTCSOL (Between the ages of 16-25)
(Bachelor’s in Teaching Chinese to Speakers ofOther Language)
Commences September 2019and provides scholarship for maximum 4 academic years.
Applicants must have graduated with a high school diploma and shall have a minimum score of 210 in HSK (Level 4) as well as score of60 in HSKK (Intermediate Level).
▲One-Academic-Year Study(Between the ages of 16-35)
Commences September2019, and provides scholarship for maximum 11 months.
*International students currently studying in China are not eligible(after Jan.1st, 2019).
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 270 in HSK (Level 3), while HSKK score is required.
●Chinese Language andLiterature/Chinese History/Chinese Philosophy
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK (Level 4) and 60 in HSKK (Intermediate Level).
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 210 in HSK (Level 3).
▲One-Semester Study (Between the ages of 16-35)
Commences either in September 2019 or in March 2020, and provides scholarship of maximum 5 months.
*Applicants withholding visas X1 or X2 are not eligible.
●TCSOL/Chinese Language and Literature/Chinese History/ Chinese Philosophy
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK (Level 3), while HSKK scorereport is required.
●Tai Chi Culture
HSK score report isrequired.
▲Four-Week Study (Between the ages of 16-35)
Commences either in July or December of 2019 and provides a four-week scholarship.
*Applicants withholding visas X1 or X2 are not eligible.
●Tai Chi Culture
HSK score reportisrequired.
●Special Four-week Program
HSKscorereportis required. Organized and applied by a Confucius Institute with 10-15 participants each group.
▲Confucius Institute Scholarship of Lanzhou University
In cooperation with Hanban, "Confucius Institute Scholarship of Lanzhou University" will be launched in 2019. According to the relevant application conditions of the Rules, Lanzhou University will admit students through Confucius Institute Scholarship Enrollment Platform of Hanban.The scholarship places are as follow:
Online registration is available from March 1st, 2019 on the website of Confucius Institute Scholarship. Applicants need to access the web at http://cis.chinese.cn，andapply for cis ID.
Applicants shall look for Lanzhou University (LZU) from host institutions and apply for a major or program to complete and submit the application form and other relevantdocuments online.
After submitting, please pay attention to the application process and the result.LZU will confirm the admission of applicants and go through the procedures of studying in China. Scholarship winners shall print the scholarship certificate online and register at LZU the designated date as per admission letter.
THE APPLICATION DEADLINES
April 20th for those commencing in July
May 20thfor those commencing in September
September 20thfor those commencing in December
Hanban will focus on the evaluation and admission of the best applications.The evaluation results will be completed and published three months before enrolling.
About Chinese Bridge winners
Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2019 “Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate” shall log onto the website of scholarship at http://cis.chinese.cn and submit documents to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their CIS certificates. Please contact email@example.com for inquiry.
All application information required shall be in Chinese or English and scanned to submit online.
For All Applicants
●A scanned copy of passport photo page. Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrustedlegal guardians in China.
●A scanned copy of score reports of HSK and HSKK (within the 2 years validity).
●Recommendation letter by the recommending institution
* Evaluate applicants objectively and indicate whether they are students of Confucius Institute or other identities
* Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall provide the certificate and reference letter from the employing institution.
●Physical Examination Record for Foreigners.
*Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall provide the certificateand reference letter from the employing institution
Degree Program (Undergraduate / Graduate) Applicants only
●A certification of the highest education diploma or degree(or proof of expected graduation)and an official transcript (must be original documents or notarized copies).
● Applicants of the MTCSOL are required to provide 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors. Those who can provide a notarized employment agreement with teaching institution are preferred.
COVERAGE AND CRITERIA
The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition, accommodation, living allowance (four-week study programis excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
Living allowanceis granted by host institution on a monthly basis. The monthlyallowance for BTCSOL, one-academic-year program and one-semester program is 2500 CNY /month, for MTCSOL program is 3000 CNY/month.
ADMISSION AND CONSULTATIONSERVICES
LZU is the HSK test center of Hanban, it can be functioned as a Confucius Institute Scholarship recommendation agency. Please contact the test center office: firstname.lastname@example.org
●Enrolled students should register at LZU the designated date as per admission letter.
●Scholarship will be canceled for those who do not register as requested without reason, drop out, or take schooling suspension during the study.
●According to the Rules, students of MTCSOL and BTCSOL must participate in theannual evaluation ofConfucius Institute Scholarship in the second semester after their admission. Only through the reviewers can be entitled to a full scholarship in the next academic year.
● According to the actual needs, the applicants are required to participate in the communication interview (network, telephone, Wechat or other), as well as provide other relevant supporting documents.
School of International Cultural Exchange
Office for Confucius Institute Affairs
Mailing Address: School of International Cultural Exchange
222 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou 730000,
Gansu Province, P. R. China
Division of Test and Scholarships,Hanban