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International Chinese Teacher Scholarship

In order to meet the growing global demand for Chinese language talents, promote the development of Chinese language education in the world, and help the growth of Chinese language education talents, the Chinese-foreign Language Exchange Cooperation Center (hereinafter referred to as the Center) of the Ministry of Education has established the "International Chinese Teacher Scholarship" (hereinafter referred to as the scholarship). The center also established the "Southwest University International Chinese Teacher Scholarship" in cooperation with our school.


Our school welcomes outstanding students and in-service Chinese teachers worldwide to apply for this scholarship to study or 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 enrollment categories, majors and requirements:

duration of study

Enrollment category

Admissions Major

HSK minimum requirements

HSKK minimum requirements

other requirements

Two academic years

master's degree

Master of Chinese Language Education

Level 5 210 points

Intermediate 60 points

Those who provide a work agreement or relevant certification for the teaching institution after graduation are preferred.

Four academic years


Chinese International Education

Level 4 210 points

Intermediate 60 points


One academic year


Chinese International Education

Level 3 270 points

Have HSKK scores

Not admitting foreign students in China

Chinese Language and Literature

Level 4, 180 points

Intermediate 60 points

Not admitting foreign students in China

Chinese Language Training

Level 3 210 points

no request

International students in China are not admitted; those who provide HSKK scores are preferred

one semester


Chinese International Education

180 points for Level 3

Have HSKK scores

Those who have X1 or X2 visas in their passports are not admitted.

Chinese Language and Literature

180 points for Level 3

Have HSKK scores

Those who have X1 or X2 visas in their passports are not admitted.



Chinese language + Chinese family experience

Have HSK scores

no request

Those who have X1 or X2 visas in their passports are not admitted. The Confucius Institute organizes a group to register, and contact Southwest University in advance to determine the study plan in China, each group has 10-15 people.

Confucius Institute Special

Have HSK scores

no request

Those who have X1 or X2 visas in their passports are not admitted. The registration is organized by the Confucius Institute, with 10-15 people per group.


Scholarship funding content and standards

The scholarship funding includes tuition, accommodation, comprehensive medical insurance and living expenses (except for four-week study students). Among them, the standard of living expenses is 2500 yuan/month for undergraduates, one-year and one-semester research students; 3,000 yuan/month for master students majoring in Chinese to foreign education. Please see:

Attachment 1: International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Funding Contents and Criteria

The "Southwest University Scholarship for International Chinese Language Teachers" is for Confucius Institutes/ classes established by our school and willing to cooperate. It recruits a certain number of master's degree students in international Chinese education and undergraduate students in international Chinese education in the form of projects. The admission requirements and scholarship funding content are the same as above.


Scholarship application

From March 1, 2021, applicants can log on to the International Chinese Teacher Scholarship website ( ) to apply for the scholarship.

Log in to the scholarship website to inquire about recommending institutions and Southwest University; submit application materials online, pay attention to the application process, review opinions and scholarship review results; scholarship recipients confirm with Southwest University to go through the procedures for studying in China, and print the award certificate online; press Southwest University’s admission notice The book will enter the journal at the time specified.

The application deadline is:

1 . May 15 (Entry in September).

2 . November 15 (entry in March 2022 ).

The center will focus on the evaluation, select the best funding, complete the scholarship evaluation work 3 months before enrollment, and announce the evaluation results. Please refer to the list of application materials:

Attachment 2: List of Application Materials for International Chinese Teacher Scholarship


Regarding recommending institutions, please note:

1 . Recommended institutions are based on the options available on the scholarship website, including Confucius Institutes, independent Confucius Classrooms, some Chinese test sites, relevant foreign educational institutions, Chinese teachers majors in universities / Chinese departments, foreign-related Chinese teaching industry organizations, and Chinese overseas Embassies (consulates), etc.

2. Our school has 4 Confucius Institutes / Classrooms in Canada, Thailand, Kazakhstan and other countries. Applicants from the three countries can contact Confucius Institutes / Classrooms for recommendations (see the table below); other international applicants can contact their home country recommending institutions for recommendations...

3. Our school is a Chinese test center with scholarship recommendation qualifications, so applicants can also send the documents mentioned in Annex 2 to our school for recommendation by email.

4. Those who have won the 2021 "International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Certificate" in the Chinese Bridge Competition, do not need to be recommended by the institution, and directly log on to the scholarship website to submit application materials.

Overview of Southwest University's Global Co-construction of Confucius Institute /Classroom

Region /


Confucius Institute Name

Foreign partner colleges

contact details

Cooperation start time


( 1 )

Confucius Institute at British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Contact: JeffDu

Address: 876-555SeymourStreet,Vancouver,BC,CanadaV6B3H6

Phone: +1-6044127690

Fax: +1-6046887037


July 2009


( 3 )

Confucius Institute at Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Khon Kaen University

Contact: Geng Jun

Address: 123MittraparpHighway,ConfuciusInstituteatKhonKaenUniversity,KhonKaen,40002,Thailand

Phone: +66-43204142

Fax: +66-43204145


August 2006

Confucius Classroom at Guoguang Middle School, Hat Yai, Thailand

Confucius Classroom at Hat Yai Guoguang Middle School

Contact: Jiang Aichun

Address: 170/2ThammanoonvithiRd., Hatyai, Songkla,90110, Thailand

Phone: +66-919863578


August 2011

Confucius Institute at Ablahan University of International Relations and Foreign Languages, Kazakhstan

Ablahan International Relations and Confucius Institute at the University of Foreign Languages

Contact: Shi Longwei

Address: MyratbayevStr.200,Almaty,050022,Kazakhstan

Phone: +7-708-207-62-76

Fax: +7-727-292-44-73


April 2017


Why choose Southwest University

1. Reputation and advantages

Southwest University ranks in the top 40 among nearly 3,000 universities in China. Chongqing, where the school is located, has 3000 years of history and culture. It is the only municipality, megacity, major manufacturing base and transportation hub in western China, and it is also one of the fastest-growing regions in China.

2. Beautiful campus

The garden-style campus covering an area of 600 hectares ranks fourth among Chinese universities in terms of area and is a famous filming location.

3. International campus culture

Every year, more than 2,000 international students from about 100 countries come to Southwest University to pursue their dreams, making our campus culturally diverse and full of vitality.

4. Good living and study conditions

The international student dormitory has independent toilets, public kitchens and laundry rooms; the campus has 8 cafeterias (including halal food), Wi-Fi coverage, 3 libraries, 5 football fields, 2 hospitals, and 1 indoor swimming pool. , 2 post offices and easily accessible sports facilities, banks, grocery stores, express delivery and meal delivery services.



To apply for our school as the first choice, please fill in the following information in the "Contact person and phone number in China for emergencies":

Name: Wang Que

Phone: +86-23-68366002

Fax: +86-23-68253497

E-mail :

Address: Admissions Office 301, International College, Southwest University, No. 2 Tiansheng Road, Beibei District, Chongqing, China

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