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    International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship

    “Belt and Road” Local Chinese Language Teacher Improvement Program

              For the purpose of further training the overseas Chinese Language  teachers and the backup, and building a team of outstanding local  teachers with high teaching standards, which is incompatible with the  development of international Chinese Language  education, in consideration of the practical need overseas, the Center  for Language Education and Cooperation of the Ministry of Education  established this program.

    I. Eligibility

    a) Non-Chinese citizens; applicants  should be local full-time or part-time Chinese teachers, as well as  undergraduate and postgraduate graduates of Chinese language  teaching-related majors; applicants should come from the countries along  the “Belt and Road”  that incorporate Chinese into the national  education system. If you are a fresh graduate, you must make sure that  you have a clear agreement on teaching Chinese.

     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 a good record of academic performance and conduct;
            d) Aspiring to work in the Chinese language education and related fields;
            e) Aged between 18 and 45 (as of September 1st,  2022)

    II. Scholarship Types and Qualifications

    A. Chinese Language Teacher Programme


    Sponsoring Duration



    Master’s Program

    2 years

    (Register in September 2022)

    Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other   Languages

    Applicants  shall hold a Bachelor’s degree, and have a minimum score of 210 on the   HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 on the HSKK   test (Intermediate   Level). Priority will be given to applicants who may provide a work  contract with a teaching institution or relevant proof upon completing  their studies in China.



    4 years

    (Register in September 2022)

    Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other   Languages

    Applicants shall hold a Master’s degree in majors such as Teaching
    Chinese  as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, or Teaching Chinese to Speakers of  Other Languages. Applicants shall have a minimum score of 200 on the HSK  Test (Level 6), and 60 on the HSKK test (Advanced Level). Priority will  be given to applicants who may provide a work contract with a teaching
    institution upon completing their studies in China or proof to the same effect.

    One Academic Year Program

    11 months

    (Register in September 2022)

     International students who have benefited from similar scholarships are not eligible.

    Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

    HSK (Level 3) -270

     and an HSKK test score is required

    III Scholarship Coverage

    The  scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation fees, monthly living  allowance, and comprehensive insurance for foreign students studying in  China.

    Scholarship  students should register on time according to the admission notice,  otherwise, the scholarship will be canceled. Students who register  before September 15 (including September 15) can get the whole month's  living allowance, and students who register after September 15  can only  get half of the living allowance for this month.

    Note:  If you are unable to come to China due to the epidemic, online classes  will be held. During the online teaching period, the funding content  shall be implemented in accordance with the relevant regulations of the  Center for Language Education and Cooperation.

    IV. Application Procedure

    Online registration will be available from March 1, 2022, on the Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn).  Please log on to find recommendation institutions and host institutions  (the Agency Number of ZJNU is 10345). For the category, please  choose International Chinese Teacher Scholarship-Whether it is a  special scholarship (yes)-The Belt and Road Local Chinese Teacher  Promotion Project. Submit  application documents online, track the application progress, feedback  of review, and admission results. Scholarship winners shall confirm with  the host institutions to go through the procedures of studying in  China, print out the CIS certificate online, and register at host  institutions on the designated date as per the letter of admission.


    The application deadlines are

    May 15th,2022

    V. Disclaimer

    1. Incomplete or unqualified applications will not be processed.

    2.   Applicants will be disqualified from the application in case of  fraudulent application materials or application materials are completed  and submitted by someone else.

    3.   Scholarship winners who cannot register with the host institutions on  time should inform the host institution about the reasons in written  form within 15 days before the admission date. For those who do not  register as requested without reason, the scholarship will be canceled.

    4.   Scholarship will be canceled for those who do not pass the admission  physical examination, drop out, or take schooling suspension during the  study.

    VI. Contact Information

    Address:   Office for International Students, Zhejiang Normal University, 688   Yingbin Avenue, Jinhua City, Zhejiang Province, 321004, P.R. China

    Tel: +86-579-82283155

    Fax: +86-579-82280337

    E-mail: zjnu@vip.126.com; admission@zjnu.edu.cn

    University Website: http://iso.zjnu.edu.cn

    Confucius Institute Scholarships website: http://cis.chinese.cn

    HSK website: http://www.chinesetest.cn