For the purpose of satisfying the growing demand of the international community for Chinese language teachers and facilitating Chinese language education in other countries. the Center For Language Education And Cooperation (CLEC) will continue with the International Chinese Language Teachers 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.
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (hereinafter referred to as GDUFS), as one of the host institutions of International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship, will continue to recruit foreign students to apply for the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship in 2022 and study for a master's degree in Chinese International Education in GDUFS.
All applicants shall be:
a) Non-Chinese citizens;
b) Should be friendly to China, have no criminal record, and abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese government and the rules and regulations of the school;
c)In good physical and mental conditions, and with good academic performance and conduct;
d) Committed to the Chinese language education and related work;
e) Between the ages of 16 and 35 (as of September 1st, 2022). Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45.
a) Hold a Bachelor’s degree;
b) Have a minimum score of 210 on the HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level).
c) Priority will be given to applicants who may provide a work contract with a teaching institution upon completing their studies in China or a proof to the same effect.
d) The program commences in September 2022 and provides scholarship for a maximum of two academic years.
A) Application Time
From March 1, 2022 to May 15, 2022.
B) Application Process
a) Applicants shall log on the International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn) and upload application materials online.
b) Interview will be organized by GDUFS for qualified applicants. Applicants should track the application progress, comments and result.
c) CLEC will entrust an expert panel to review the applications. Decisions will be made based on HSK and HSKK scores and levels, and in consideration of country distribution as well as other factors. The results will be published about three months before school starts.
d) Scholarship holders need to confirm with GDUFS to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out the scholarship certificate online, and register in GDUFS on the designated date as per the letter of admission.
☆CHINESE BRIDGE AWARD RECIPIENT POLICIES
a) Currently employed Chinese language teachers:
Currently employed Chinese language teachers applying for the scholarships can be exempted from submitting Chinese Language Proficiency Test (HSK) certificates if they can provide proof of employment and a letter of recommendation from the institution where they work.
b) Chinese Bridge Award Recipients:
Applicants who have won the 2022 International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Certificate in various Chinese Bridge competitions should submit their application documents along with their scholarship certificates to GDUFS on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship website. For further inquiry, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
a) Scholarship winners are subject to the annual assessment according to the Annual Appraisal Procedures of International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship.
b) For enrollment and other matters during the Covid-19 epidemic, please contact GDUFS.
C) Students who fail to pass the pre-enrollment medical examination, withdraw from school midway, or fail to report to school or suspend their studies without permission will be disqualified for scholarship.
Contact Persons: Ms. Peng Ms. Lin
Tel: 0086-20-86319791 Fax: 0086-20-86319791
Address: Room 413, 7th Teaching Building of GDUFS, No.2 Baiyun North Street, Guangzhou, Guangdong China (510420)
a) International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
b) Application Documents for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
The scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
a) Tuition fee is under the overall planning and utilization of GDUFS to provide teaching and management of scholarship students organizing cultural and social activities, as well as organizing Chinese language proficiency tests.
b) Accommodation fee is under the overall planning and utilization of GDUFS to provide students with in-campus apartments (usually double rooms). Students may also live off-campus upon application and getting permission from University. Students who live off-campus are entitled to accommodation allowance of 700 CNY per person/month paid on a monthly / quarterly basis from University.
c) Living allowance is granted by GDUFS on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance is 3,000 CNY per person.
Students are required to complete enrollment procedures for every semester within stipulated period; otherwise, their scholarship may be cancelled. Students who are enrolled before the 15th (or on the 15th) of the month are entitled to the full allowance of that month while those enrolled after the 15th of that month are only entitled to half of the amount.
During the study period, for any student who is absent from China due to personal reasons for more than 15 days (excluding winter and summer holidays), the allowance during absence will be suspended.
For students who suspend study or drop out of school for personal reasons, or who are given disciplinary punishment by the GDUFS, allowance will be terminated on the date of such suspension, dropping out or when the decision of such punishment is announced.
The living allowance for the month of graduation will be granted half a month after the date of graduation or expiration day of the study confirmed by University.
d) Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by GDUFS in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China. Insurance fee per person is 800 CNY per year for students engaged in program longer than one academic year.
Application Documents for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
a) A scanned copy of passport photo page.
b) A scanned copy of score reports of the HSK and HSKK tests (within the two-year validity).
c) A recommendation letter by the head of the recommending institutions.
d) A certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation) and an official transcript.
e) Two reference letters from professors or associate professors. Those who can provide a notarized employment agreement with teaching institutions are preferred.
f) Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall provide the proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employing institution.
g) Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.