This program is a full scholarship program sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters (or “Hanban”) to support foreign students, scholars and Chinese language teachers to study Chinese Language and Literature at Guizhou University (GZU). Since 2010, a number of 100 students have enrolled at Guizhou University under Confucius Institute Scholarships.
- Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study Students: This category provides a sponsorship for 11 months. Application is open to Confucius Institute (Classroom) students, overseas Chinese language teachers, Chinese language major students and excellent performers in HSK test. International students who are now studying in China are not eligible for the scholarship. Applicant should have a minimum score of 180 in HSK Test (Level 3), and 60 in HSKK test (Beginner Level), or have a minimum score of 180 in BCT (A) , and a minimum score of 180 BCT (Speaking).
- Scholarship for One-Semester Study Students: This category provides a sponsorship for 5 months. Applicant should have no prior experience of studying in China, but have a minimum score of 120 in HSK Test (Level 2), and a minimum score of 40 in HSKK (Beginner Level), or have a minimum score of 100 in BCT (A), and a minimum score of 120 in BCT (Speaking).
- a waiver of fee for registration and tuition
- free on-campus dormitory accommodation
- CNY 2,500 monthly living allowance
- outpatient medical service and comprehensive medical insurance
Application and Enrollment
- Applicants shall visit the Confucius Institute Scholarship website at http://cis.chinese.cn, set up an individual account, fill out the Scholarship Application Form online accurately, upload the required documents, and submit the Application before the deadline May 10. Such documents should be prepared:
- Digital photo
- Valid passport front-page photocopy;
- HSK, HSKK or BCT, BCT (Speaking) score reports. Winners of the finals of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions may submit the certificate of scholarship instead;
- Application statement (a paragraph written in Chinese that states the applicant’s study background, plan and purpose of studying in China)
- Recommendation letter signed by the head of the recommending institutions (objective comments on the applicant, including whether the applicant is a student of Confucius Institute or other identity).
- Highest educational certificate or current student certificate
- Scanning copy of personal signature
2. After successful online application and uploading of materials, the applicant should request the recommending institutes to review and recommend the application. For later admission procedures and timely preparation of enrollment materials, we request all recommending institutes to finish recommending applications in the Scholarship System before May 20.
3. When the applications are verified by Hanban, GZU will examine the qualification of the candidates and send an admission list for Hanban’s approval. Hanban will decide the final list of scholarship winners. GZU will forward the Letter of Acceptance, Tips on Registration, JW202 Visa Application Form and other enrollment materials to the recommending institution or directly to the scholarship winners in July.
For more information: 2016 Chinese Government Scholarship (Guizhou University)