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International Chinese Teacher Scholarship


In order to meet the international community's increasing demand for Chinese language education talents, promote the development of Chinese language education around the world, and help the growth of international Chinese language education talents, the Ministry of Education's Sino-foreign Language Exchange Cooperation Center (hereinafter referred to as the Center) has established an international Chinese teacher scholarship (hereinafter referred to as the Center) Referred to as scholarship), focusing on training qualified overseas Chinese teachers. Confucius Institutes, independently established Confucius Classrooms, some Chinese test sites, relevant foreign educational institutions, Chinese teachers majors in universities/Chinese departments, relevant foreign Chinese teaching industry organizations, Chinese embassies (consulates) abroad, etc. (hereinafter referred to as recommended institutions) Excellent students and in-service Chinese teachers can be recommended to Chinese universities (hereinafter referred to as host colleges) to study and further study Chinese international education and related majors.


Objects of funding

1. Non-Chinese nationals ;

2. Physical and mental health, good character and learning ;

3. Aspiring to engage in Chinese education, teaching and related work ;

4. The age is 16-35 years old (unified on September 1 , 2021 ). In-service Chinese teachers are relaxed to 45 years old, and applicants for undergraduate scholarships are generally under 25 years old.


Scholarship categories and application requirements

The enrollment categories of Dalian University of Technology this year are master's degree in Chinese International Education, one-year trainees, one-semester trainees and four-week trainees.


1. Master of Chinese International Education

Enrollment in September 2021 , the length of schooling is 3 years. The research directions of this major include: ( 1 ) Chinese as a second language teaching ( 2 ) Second language acquisition research (3) Chinese and foreign cultural comparison and Chinese cultural communication research.


The scholarship of the Chinese-foreign Language Exchange Cooperation Center of the Ministry of Education has a funding period of 2 years. After the funding period expires, after the application is approved, it can be transferred to the Dalian University of Technology International Student President Scholarship.


Have a university degree. A minimum score of 210 in the HSK test (Level 5), no less than 65 in writing (composition), 60 in HSKK (intermediate), and other supporting materials. Those who provide a work agreement or relevant certification for the teaching institution to be taught after graduation are preferred.


2. One-year trainee

Enrollment in September 2021 , the funding period is 11 months. International students in China will not be admitted.

2.1 Chinese Language and Literature

A minimum score of 180 in HSK (Level 4) and 60 in HSKK (Intermediate) in Chinese test.

2.2 Chinese Language Training

With a score of 210 in the HSK test (Level 3), those who provide HSKK scores are preferred.


3. One-semester trainee

Enrollment in September 2021 or March 2022 , the funding period is 5 months. Those who have X1 or X2 visas in their passports are not admitted.

For Chinese language and literature, with a minimum score of 180 in the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK score.


4. Four weeks trainee

Enrollment in July or December 2021 , the funding period is 4 weeks. Those who have X1 or X2 visas in their passports are not admitted.

Chinese language training, Tai Chi culture, Chinese language + Chinese family experience, etc., with HSK scores. The recommending institution can organize a group to register, and contact the receiving institution in advance to determine the study plan in China, and submit it to the center for approval in advance. Each group has 10-15 people.


Handling process

From March 1, 2021, applicants can log on to the International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Application Website ( cis.chinese.cn ) to apply for the International Chinese Teacher Scholarship.

Log in to the scholarship website to inquire about recommending institutions and receiving institutions; submit application materials online, pay attention to the application process, review opinions and scholarship review results; scholarship recipients and receiving institutions confirm the procedures for studying in China, and print the award certificate online; press the receiving institution Enter the journal at the time specified in the school admission notice.

All applicants need to apply online at our school at the same time, the application website is http://iso.dlut.edu.cn/.


Application deadline (subject to Beijing time):

1 . Enrollment in July: The deadline for student application is April 15th, and the deadline for review of recommending institutions and receiving institutions is April 25th ;

2 . Enrollment in September: The deadline for student application is May 15th, and the deadline for review of recommending institutions and receiving institutions is May 25 ;

3 . Admission in December: The deadline for student application is September 15th, and the deadline for review by recommending institutions and receiving institutions is September 25 ;

4 . Enrollment in March 2022: The deadline for student application is November 15th, and the deadline for review of recommending institutions and receiving institutions is November 25th .

The center commissioned an expert group to conduct a centralized review. According to the HSK and HSKK test scores and levels, taking into account factors such as country, the scholarship evaluation will be completed and the evaluation results will be announced about 3 months before enrollment.


About the Chinese Bridge winners

Those who have won the 2021 " International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Certificate " in various Chinese Bridge competitions, log on to the International Chinese Teacher Scholarship website, and submit application materials to the target receiving institution with the scholarship certificate.

If you have any questions, please contact chinesebridge@chinese.cn.



1 . For related professional training programs and teaching courses, please consult our school.

2 . Applicants must understand the specific enrollment requirements and deadlines of the target host colleges, and submit application materials in accordance with relevant regulations.

3 . Students with academic qualifications must participate in the annual review. For details, please refer to the "Annual Review of Confucius Institute Scholarships".

4 . Failure to register on time, failure to pass the entrance examination, dropout in the middle of school, suspension of scholarship, cancellation of scholarship qualifications.


Admissions and consulting services

Applicants can consult the International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship Policy at the Examinations and Scholarship Office.

Email: scholarships@chinese.cn Tel: +86-10-58595727


International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Website: http://cis.chinese.cn

Chinese test website: http://www.chinesetest.cn


Dalian University of Technology fulfills its territorial responsibilities in accordance with these Measures, publishes enrollment guidelines and provides consulting services.

Contact Information of Dalian University of Technology:

School of International Education, Dalian University of Technology

Address: No. 2, Linggong Road, High-tech Park, Dalian City, Liaoning Province   Post Code: 116024

Phone: +86-411-84706048/84706370

Fax: +86-411-84770361

Email: dutsice@dlut.edu.cn



1. Scholarship funding content and standards

2. List of scholarship application materials


Appendix 1.

International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Funding Contents and Criteria

The scholarship funding includes tuition, accommodation, living expenses (except for four-week study students) and comprehensive medical insurance.

1 . The tuition fee is coordinated by the receiving institution for the cultivation and management of scholarship students, cultural activities, and organizing the participation of Chinese tests. The tuition fee does not include teaching materials and entrance fees to tourist attractions.

2 . The accommodation fee is coordinated and used by the host institution to provide students with free dormitories, usually double rooms; those who choose off-campus accommodation after the scholarship application and the host institution's approval, the institution will pay the accommodation fee on a monthly or quarterly basis. The standard is RMB 700 / Month.

3 . Living expenses are paid by the host colleges on a monthly basis. The standard for undergraduates, one-year and one-semester research students is 2500 RMB / month; for master students majoring in International Chinese Education, it is 3000 RMB / month.

Scholarship students will enter the journal at the time specified in the acceptance letter of the receiving institution, otherwise the scholarship qualification will be cancelled. Those who register before the 15th (including the 15th ) of the month will receive the full living allowance of the month; those who register after the 15th will receive a half-month living allowance of the month.

Scholarship students who leave China for more than 15 days due to personal reasons during their studies (excluding winter and summer vacations) will not be paid for their living expenses during their absence.

Scholarship students who suspend or drop out of school due to personal reasons, or receive disciplinary sanctions from the host institution, will be suspended from the payment of living expenses from the date of suspension, withdrawal or receiving notice of sanctions. The living expenses of graduates (completion) will be paid to half a month after the completion (completion) date determined by the school.

4 . The comprehensive medical insurance premium shall be implemented in accordance with the relevant regulations of the Chinese Ministry of Education for studying in China, and shall be purchased by the host colleges and universities. The standard for four-week trainees is 160 yuan / person, one semester is 400 yuan / person, and the standard for one academic year or more is 800 yuan / year / person.


Appendix 2.

List of Application Materials for International Chinese Teacher Scholarship

1. Proof materials related to all applicants

1 . Scanned copy of passport photo page.

2 . Scanned copy of HSK and HSKK score reports (valid for two years).

3 . Recommendation letter from the person in charge of the recommending agency.

2. Proof materials related to academic degree students

4 . Provide the highest degree certificate (certificate of expected graduation) and school transcripts.

5 . The Master of Chinese Language Education must provide two recommendation letters from supervisors with the title of associate professor or above. Priority is given to those who provide a work agreement for the teaching institution to be held after graduation.

3. The in-service Chinese teacher must attach the in-service certificate and recommendation letter issued by the employment agency.

4. Applicants under the age of 18 must submit entrusted certification documents signed by their guardian in China.

5. Applicants must also provide other certification materials required by the host institution.


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