2020 Xi'an Jiaotong University

Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (Confucius Institute Scholarship)

For the purpose of cultivating qualified International Chinese language teachers and facilitating Chinese language education in other countries, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (CIH) will continue with the International Chinese Language Teachers (Confucius Institute) Scholarship. Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms, certain HSK test centers, Chinese language (education) departments of foreign universities, professional associations for Chinese language instruction of other countries, Chinese embassies (consulates) abroad (collectively “recommending institutions”) may recommend outstanding students and currently-employed Chinese language teachers to study International Chinese Language Education or related majors in Chinese universities and colleges (“host institutions”).

I. Target applicants

1. Non-Chinese citizens.

2. Be in good health with outstanding learning performance and morality.

3. Be willing to engage in the work relating to Chinese education, teaching and international promotion.

4. Be between 16 to 35 years old (before Sep 1, 2020). On-duty Chinese language teacher can be extended to 45 years old.

II. Programs and Eligibility

1. One-Academic-Year Learning Program

It provides a sponsorship for 11 months since Sep, 2020. Students who are studying in China are not eligible for the program.

1.1 Chinese language and literature

HSK (level 4) should be above 180 and HSKK (intermediate) above 60.

1.2 Chinese language learning

HSK (level 3) should be above 210.

2. One-Semester Learning Program

It provides a sponsorship for 5 months since Sep, 2020 or March, 2021. Students who have X1, X2 visa are not eligible for the program.

2.1 Chinese language and literature

HSK (level 3) should be above180 and have HSKK score.

3. Four-week Learning Program

It provides a sponsorship for 4 weeks since July, 2020 or December, 2020. Students who have X1, X2 visa are not eligible for the program.

3.1 Chinese language + Chinese homestay/visit

Confucius Institute should contact in advance with our university for confirming the study schedule which should be submitted to the Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban for approval. Group (10-15 people) application by Confucius Institute is preferred. Each applicant in the group should have HSK score.

3.2 Special learning program of Four-week

Group (10-15 people) application by Confucius Institute is preferred. Each applicant in the group should have HSK score.

III. Scholarship Coverage and Stipend

Confucius Institute scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, monthly living allowance (exclude four-week program students) and comprehensive insurance.

Monthly living allowance for students of One-Academic-Year Learning Program and One-Semester Learning Program is 2500 RMB.

IV. Recruitment Procedures

Applicants can log on to the Confucius Institute Scholarship website at http://cis.chinese.cn for Confucius Institute Scholarship application since March 1, 2020.

Log on to the website searching for the information of recommending institutions and host institutions; Submit application online and track your application status and result in the system time by time; The scholarship winner confirms with the host university for the formalities of studying in China and prints the scholarship laureate certificate; Register at the host university on the time that admission notice tells.

Application Deadlines:

1. April 10 for the application for enrollment on July.

2. May 10 for the application for enrollment on September.

3. September 10 for the application for enrollment on December.

4. November 10 for the application for enrollment on March, 2021.

The Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban will review the applications recommended by CI and host university to select the best for sponsorship and publish the result 3 months before the date of enrollment.

Xi’an Jiaotong University, based on the result Hanban published, makes and posts “Admission Notice”, “Visa Application Form for Foreigners to Study in China" (JW202 Form) and other related materials to the scholarship laureates.


1. Students who got 2020 Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate from Chinese Bridge competition should log on to Confucius Institute Scholarship website and submit application to Xi’an Jiaotong University online by proving the eligibility through Scholarship Certificate.

2. All the applicants, after finishing the application at Confucius Institute Scholarship website, must log on to Xi’an Jiaotong University’s international student application system at https://xjtu.17gz.org/member/login.do for online application and submit the required documents.

V. Application Documents

  • Photocopy of passport photo page.

  • Photocopies of valid HSKHSKK score reports.

  • Recommendation letter written by people in charge at recommending institutions.

  • Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant legal documents of entrusted legal guardians in China.

  • Non-criminal record (submit to university’s application system).

  • Physical examination record for foreigner (submit to university’s application system).

XJTU application system:https://xjtu.17gz.org/member/login.do

VI. Notices

1. Applications will be considered as invalid if information provided is incomplete, fake and invalid.

2. Scholarship winners shall register at Xi’an Jiaotong University at the required date, otherwise their scholarship will be cancelled.

3. Scholarship will be canceled for those who cannot pass the health examination when register for enrollment.

VII. Contact Information

Contact person: Ms.SUN Xiangzhe Email: sunxiangzhe@xjtu.edu.cn