Recruitment Procedures for Confucius Institute Scholarship (2015)
Category of Scholarship and Eligibility Criteria
The scholarship of 2015 is divided into 2 categories: Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Students,Scholarship for One-Semester Students. Applicants shall be non-Chinese citizens in good health, aged between 16 and 35.
1. 一学年研修生 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、大学中文专业优秀学生、HSK考试成绩优秀者和有志于从事国际汉语教育的人士提供，学习专业包括汉语言文学、中国历史和中国哲学。入学时间为2015年秋季，资助期限为一学年，培养目标为汉语水平达到HSK五级和HSKK中级。申请者HSK成绩须不低于三级180分、HSKK（初级）成绩不低于60分，或者BCT（A）成绩不低于180分、BCT（口语）成绩不低于180分。
Scholarship for One-Academic Year Students : The scholarship is oriented at outstanding students of 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 students majored in Chinese, outstanding performers on the HSK, and those who intend to become Chinese teachers. The scholarship winner may choose to study in majors including Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History and Chinese Philosophy. The time of entrance is autumn 2015 and the grant term is one academic year with the training target for HSK level 5 and HSKK intermediate level. Applicants should achieve a score of at least 180 on the HSK (level 3) and at least 60 on the HSKK (primary level), or at least 180 on the BCT (A) and at least 180 on the BCT (spoken Chinese).
2. 一学期研修生 向孔子学院（课堂）优秀学员，“汉语桥”世界大、中学生中文比赛优胜者，海外本土汉语教师、大学中文专业优秀学生、HSK考试成绩优秀者提供，学习专业包括汉语言文学、中国历史和中国哲学，入学时间为2015年秋季或2016年春季，资助期限为一学期，培养目标为汉语水平达到HSK四级和HSKK中级。申请者HSK成绩须不低于二级120分、HSKK（初级）成绩不低于40分，或者BCT（A）成绩不低于100分、BCT（口语）成绩不低于120分。
Scholarship for One-Semester Students : The scholarship is oriented at excellent students of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), winners of the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competitions for Foreign College Students and for Foreign High School Students, overseas local Chinese language teachers, excellent foreign college students majored in Chinese, and outstanding performers on the HSK. The scholarship winner may choose to study in majors including Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History and Chinese Philosophy. The time of entrance is autumn 2015 or spring 2016, and the grant term is one semester with the training target for HSK level 4 and HSKK intermediate level. Applicants should achieve a score of at least 120 on the HSK (level 2) and at least 40 on the HSKK (primary level), or at least 100 on the BCT (A) and at least 120 on the BCT (spoken Chinese).
二、奖学金资助内容及标准Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
Scholarship winners are exempt from tuition, accommodation fees on campus, and are provided with monthly living allowance, and comprehensive insurance for foreign students studying in China. Monthly living allowance is CNY 2,500 for One-Academic-Year Students and One-Semester Students.
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, select South-Central University for Nationatilies (中南民族大学), complete and submit the Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form online. The deadline is May 10.
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 20th, 2015.
South-Central University for Nationatilies is responsible for reviewing the qualification of applicants and submitting the proposed enrollment name list of qualified candidates to Hanban by May 31st, 2015.
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 15th, 2015. Hanban will also inform the host institutes and the recommending institutions, and the recommending institutions will inform the applicants.
South-Central University for Nationatilies 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.
Applicants should log onto the Scholarship website, fill out the “Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form”, and attach the electronic files of the following materials:
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. 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.
If the name on application is inconsistent with the name on the attached passport scanning file, or relevant certification material is incomplete, the application will be invalid.
If the scholarship winner cannot register for certain reason, he/she shall inform the host institute 15 days prior the registration day with a written explanation. Those who cannot complete registration without any reason, the scholarship qualification will not be remained and no longer have the qualification of applying the scholarship.
Scholarships will be canceled for those who cannot pass the health examination.
六、联系方式 Contact Information
International Education College
South-Central University for Nationalities
No. 182 Minzu Ave. Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei, 430074
（Confucius Institute Scholarship Website）：http://cis.chinese.cn
( HSK and HSKK Website）：http://www.chinesetest.cn