In order to promote the sustainable development of Confucius Institute (CI) and international Chinese education, Confucius Institute Headquarters (known as Hanban) has established the "Confucius Institute Scholarship" programme to encourage students, scholars and Chinese language teachers worldwide to study Chinese language and culture in China, or proceed to a Master´s degree in "Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)".

 There are the following categories for the scholarships (2020):
  • For Students of Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages(MTCSOL)
  • For Students of One-Academic-Year + MTCSOL
  • For Students of Bachelor's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages(BTCSOL)
  • For One-Academic-Year Students
  • For One-Semester Students
  • For Four-Weeks Students
Applicants shall be non-Chinese citizens and must be between 16 and 35 years old (Chinese language teachers in post shall be aged below
45, and applicants for BTCSOL scholarship should be aged below 20).
For more information about scholarship, Application process, Host Institutes etc, can be found at the following link:
Individual applicant needs to register, log in and fill in online Application Form.