Beijing Language and Culture University In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in politics, economy, culture, education, and trade between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and research in Chinese universities.

China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs.Academic programs of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Law, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy and Arts.

Beijing Language and Culture University is one of the universities that accept recipients of the Chinese Government Scholarship, which includes the following:

Beijing Language and Culture University CSC Scholarships, Ranking, Agency Number, Faculty Members

1. Bilateral Program
This includes full or partial scholarships in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs between the Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities and international organizations. It supports undergraduate programs, master’s programs, doctoral programs, general scholar programs and senior scholar programs.Applicants shall apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries.

Chinese Government Scholarship—Bilateral Program includes a full or partial scholarship established by MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs between Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities and international organizations.

Beijing Language and Culture University is one of the universities that accepts the Chinese Government Scholarship.

(For detailed program description, please check directory of the Chinese Institutions Admitting International Students under Chinese Government Scholarship Program at http://www.campuschina.org/content/details3_74775.html)

2. Chinese University Program
A full scholarship to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. It only supports master’s programs and doctoral programs.BLCU is a designated and ideal university for all scholarship winners

Chinese Government Scholarship—Chinese University Program is a full scholarship established by MOE to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. At present, a total of 221 Chinese universities are designated to undertake this program.

Beijing Language and Culture University is one of the universities that participate in this program, applicants can apply through BLCU.

Program Categories, Duration and Language of Instruction

1. This scholarship only supports graduate programs. Scholarship duration is two to three years for master’s programs and three to four years for doctoral programs.

2. Most programs in Chinese universities are instructed in Chinese. Certain programs offer English-taught.

3. The scholarship duration specified in the Admission Letter, covering major study and Chinese language study, cannot be extended in general

Application Information for Confucius Institute Scholarship 2018 at Beijing Language and Culture University

For the purpose of cultivating qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitating the promotion of Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) launches “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS). Based on Application Information for Confucius Institute Scholarship 2018, released by Hanban, Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) worked out following application guide:

eligibility

All applicants shall be

a)Non-Chinese citizens

b)In good Physical and mental condition, well performed both academically and behaviorally

c)Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language.

d)Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2018. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45, while undergraduate students shall not exceed the age limit of 25.

SCHOLARSHIP TYPES AND QUALIFICATIONS

A.Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)

Commences in September 2018 and provides the scholarship for maximum two academic years. Applicants shall be Bachelor degree holders and have a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level). Applicants who are able to provide the notarized document of the employment agreement or related proofs upon completing study in China are preferred.

B.Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)

Commences September 2018 and provides the scholarship for maximum four academic years. Applicants must have graduated with a high school diploma, , and have a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 4) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level).

C.Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study

Commences September 2018, and provides a scholarship for maximum 11 months. International students currently studying in China are not eligible.

i.Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 270 in HSK test (Level 3), while HSKK test score required.

ii.Chinese Language Study

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 3).

D.Scholarship for One-Semester Study

Commences either in September 2018 or the end of February 2019, and provides scholarship of maximum 5 months. Applicants withholding visas X1 or X2 are not eligible. Applicants shall have a minimum score of 210 in HSK test (Level 3), while HSKK test score required.

i.Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

ii.Chinese Language and Literature

iii.Chinese History

  1. Special Four-week Program for Confucius Institutes

It provides a four-week scholarship. Organized and applied by a        Confucius Institute with at least 15 participants per group. If the 15        participants form one class, commencement date can be negotiated.        Applicants withholding visas X1 or X2 are not eligible.

  1. Chinese language + Traditional Chinese Medicine

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 3)

Jun. 28th to Jul. 25th, 2018 (4-week)

  1. Chinese language + Calligraphy and Paintings

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 3)

Jun. 28th to Jul. 25th, 2018 (4-week)

Jul. 26th to Aug. 22nd, 2018 (4-week)

Aug. 2nd to Aug. 29th, 2018 (4-week)

Dec. 27th,2018 to Jan. 23rd, 2019 (4-week)

iii. Chinese language + Tea Art

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 3)

Jun. 28th to Jul. 25th, 2018 (4-week)

Jul. 26th to Aug. 22nd, 2018 (4-week)

Aug. 2nd to Aug. 29th, 2018 (4-week)

Dec. 27th,2018 to Jan. 23rd, 2019 (4-week)

  1. Chinese language + China’s New Economy Hot spots

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 4)

Jun. 28th to Jul. 25th, 2018 (4-week)

Jul. 26th to Aug. 22nd, 2018 (4-week)

Aug. 2nd to Aug. 29th, 2018 (4-week)

Dec. 27th,2018 to Jan. 23rd, 2019 (4-week)

lCoverage

The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee,               accommodation fee, living allowance (four-week study students are excluded)        and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.

lAPPLICATION PROCEDURES

Online registration will be available from March 1, 2018 on the Confucius Institute Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn). Please log on to 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 BLCU to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out CIS certificate online, and register at BLCU at the designated date and time as per the letter of admission.

The application deadlines are

a)April 20th (for those commencing in the end of June)

b)June 20th (for those commencing in September)

c)September 20th (for those commencing in December)

d)December 20th (for those commencing in the end of February 2019)

Hanban will complete the scholarship review and notify the results two months before enrollment of the admitted students..

CHINESE BRIDGE AWARD RECIPIENT POLICIES

Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2018 “Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate” shall log onto the scholarship website and submit documents to BLCU upon presentation of their CIS certificates. Please contact [email protected] for inquiry.

Application Documents for Confucius Institute Scholarship

for all applicants

  1. a)A Scanned copy of passport photo page.

For the student under the age of 18, their parents should entrust a foreigner residing in China or a Chinese residing in Beijing with the student’s guardianship, and provide notarized guardianship guarantee statement.

  1. b)A scanned copy of score reports of the HSK and HSKK tests (within the   two-year validity)
  2. c)A Recommendation letter by the head of the recommending institutions.          Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall provide the proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employing institution.
  3. d)A certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected                     graduation)

Degree Programs Application Documents

  1. For Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages         (MTCSOL)

a)A scanned copy of an official undergraduate transcript.

b)2 reference letters from professors or associate professors. Those who can provide a notarized employment agreement with teaching institutions are preferred.

c)A study plan (including CV, education background, Chinese language proficiency, personal statement on research ability, research proposal, and career plan) above 800 Chinese words. This should be scanned and uploaded in Education Background section.

  1. For Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages     (BTCSOL)
  2. a) A scanned copy of official transcripts for latest diploma.

Note:

  1. A)Applicants for one-semester and four-week program scholarship who withhold visas X1 or X2 are not eligible. Passport pages will be checked upon registration.Those who withhold visas X1 or X2 will be deprived of scholarship. All the consequences caused by providing false documents shall be borne by applicants themselves.
  2. B)Additional documents may be required by BLCU on certain conditions.

OTHERS

  1. a)For major training plans and courses, please refer to BLCU admission website for international students:http://admission.blcu.edu.cn
  2. b)Degree students shall accept the annual assessment under theAnnual Appraisal Procedures of Confucius Institute Scholarship
  3. c)Those who failed to register on time, failed to pass the health assessment, dropped out midway and/or suspended will be deprived of scholarship.
  4. d)Each applicant can only apply for one scholarship provided by Chinese government. Multiple applications for different scholarships will be considered invalid and such applicants will be disqualified from scholarship.

CONTACTS

Admission office for Foreign Students

Beijing Language and Culture University

Tel: 86-10-82303086/ 82303951

Fax: 86-10-82303087

Email: [email protected][email protected]

Web: http://admission.blcu.edu.cn

Confucius Institute Office

Beijing Language and Culture University

Tel: 86-10-82303272

Fax: 86-10-82303327

E-mail:[email protected][email protected]

Web:http://ci.blcu.edu.cn/