Confucius Instititute Scholarship

I. Program Introduction:

 Confucius Institute Scholarship program is established by the Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban (hereinafter referred to as Hanban) to provide scholarships to international students and scholars. Under this programGeneral Visiting Students are accepted by Zhongnan University of Economics and Law.  

II. Eligiblity:

All applicants shall be Non-Chinese citizens. 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 ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2020. Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45.

III. Scholarship Types and Qualifications:

 Scholarship for One-year Study

The program commences in September 2020, and provides scholarship for a maximum of eleven months. International students currently studying in China are not eligible.

 Scholarship for One-Semester Study

The program commences either in September 2020 or March 2021, and provides scholarship of a maximum of five months. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible.

IV. Application Procedures:

Please log on the Confucius Institute Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cnto search recommending institutions and host institutions, upload application materials online, track the application progress, feedback of review and admission results. Scholarship holders need to confirm with us to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out CIS certificate online, and register at our university at the designated date and time as per the letter of admission. The application deadlines are May 10th(for those commencing in September 2020). Hanban will complete the scholarship review and notify the results three months before enrollment of the admitted students.

V. Application Documents for Confucius Institute Scholarship:

1. For all applicants 

A Scanned copy of passport photo page

 A scanned copy of score reports of the HSK and HSKK tests (within the two-year validity).

 A Recommendation letter by the head of the recommending institutions.

 2. Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.

3. Applicants shall also provide additional documents required by our university.

VI. Confucius Institute Scholarship Coverage and Criteria:

The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.

1. Tuition fee is under the overall planning and utilization of ZUEL to provide teaching and management of scholarship students organizing cultural and social activities, as well as organizing Chinese language proficiency tests. Tuition fee does not cover the textbook expenses and tourist tickets.

2. Accommodation fee is under the overall planning and utilization of ZUEL to provide students with in-campus apartments (usually double rooms). Students may also live off-campus upon application and getting permission from the host institutions. Students who live off-campus are entitled to accommodation allowance of 700 CNY per person/month paid on a monthly / quarterly basis from the host institutions.

3. Living allowance is granted by ZUEL on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance for one-academic-year study students and one-semester students is 2,500 CNY per person.

Students are required to complete enrollment procedures for every semester within stipulated period; otherwise, their scholarship may be cancelled. Students who are enrolled before the 15th (or on the 15th) of the month are entitled to the full allowance of that month while those enrolled after the 15th of that month are only entitled to half of the amount.

During the study period, for any student who is absent from China due to personal reasons for more than 15 days (excluding winter and summer holidays), the allowance during absence will be suspended.

For students who suspend study or drop out of school for personal reasons, or who are given disciplinary punishment by the host institutions, allowance will be terminated on the date of such suspension, dropping out or when the decision of such punishment is announced.

The living allowance for the month of graduation will be granted half a month after the date of graduation or expiration day of the study confirmed by host institutions.

4. Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by the host institutions in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China. Insurance fee per person is 400 CNY for one-semester students, and 800 CNY per year for students engaged in program longer than one academic year.

VII. Others:

1. For major training plans and courses, please consult us.

2. Applicants shall be familiar with the specific criteria and closing dates for registration, and follow specific procedures to submit necessary documents.

3. Those who failed to register on time, failed to pass the health assessment, dropped out midway and/or suspended will be deprived of scholarship.

VIII. Contacts:

Division of Test and Scholarships at Hanban


Fax: +86-10-58595727

IXContact Information:

Address: International Education School, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

182# Nanhu Avenue, East Lake High-tech Development Zone, Wuhan City, Hubei Province P.R.China, 430073

Contact person: Ms. Zhu

 Tel: 0086-27-88387760



Zhongnan University of Economics and Law Application Information for Confucius Institute Scholarship.pdf


Address: 182# Nanhu Avenue, East Lake High-tech Development Zone, Wuhan

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