International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship

To meet the growing demand of international community for Chinese language teachers and to facilitate Chinese language education in other countries, the Center for Language Education and Cooperation (CLEC) offers the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship and, together with Southwest University (SWU), establishes the Southwest University International Chinese Teacher Scholarship.

We welcome outstanding students and currently-employed Chinese languageteachers around the world to devote themselves to the study of international Chinese language education and related areas with this scholarship in our university!

I. ELIGIBILITY

All applicants should be:

a) non-Chinese citizens;

b) in good physical and mental conditions, and with clean profile and good academic performance;

c) committed to Chinese language education or related work;

d) between the age of 16 and 35 (as of September 1st, 2022). Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall be under 45; and undergraduate applicants, under 25.

II. SCHOLARSHIP TYPES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Programs

Category

Duration

HSK Requirement

HSKK Requirement

Other Requirements

TCSOL

Master

degree

2 years

210 (Level 5)

60 (Intermediate)

Applicants with an employment contract with a teaching institution or   relevant proof after graduation preferred      

TCSOL

Bachelor degree

4 years

210 (Level 4)

60 (Intermediate)

N.A.

TCSOL

General Visiting Student

1 year

270 (Level 3)

With an HSKK score

International students currently studying in China EXCLUDED

Chinese Language and Literature

180 (Level 4)

60 (Intermediate)

Chinese Language Study

210 (Level 3)

N.A.

International students currently studying in China EXCLUDED; Applicants   with an HSKK score preferred

TCSOL

General Visiting Student

1 semester

180 (Level 3)

With an HSKK score

Applicants holding X1 or X2 visa EXCLUDED

Chinese Language and Literature

180 (Level 3)

Chinese

Language plus Home-Stay in a ChineseFamily

General Visiting Student

4 weeks

With an HSK score

N.A.

Applicants holding X1 or X2 visa EXCLUDED;

Group application from Confucius Institutes only, each limited to 10-15   members; a jointly-made visiting agenda with SWU needed

CLEC Four-Week Program

With an HSK score

Applicants holding X1 or X2 visa EXCLUDED;

Group application from Confucius Institutes only, each limited to 10-15   members.

III. Scholarship

The International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship provides tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance (four-week program students excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance. The monthly allowance for undergraduates, one- year and one-semester students is 2500 yuan. For master students, 3000 yuan. For more information, please click:  

Annex 1: International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Coverage and Criteria  

Southwest University International Chinese Teacher Scholarship is established for Confucius Institutes/Classrooms willing to cooperate with SWU in order to support undergraduate and graduate students majoring in TCSOL. See admission requirements and funding details above.  

IV. APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Online application will be open from March 1st, 2021. Please log on to youraccount at http://cis.chinese.cn and search for SWU; complete all the information sheets and upload application materials; and track the application progress, comments and result. Scholarship holders need to confirm with SWU to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out the scholarship certificate online, and register at SWU on the designated date as per the letter of admission.

Application deadlines:

a) May 15th, 2022 (programs commencing in Sept. 2022)

b) Nov. 15th, 2022 (programs commencing in March, 2023)

For application documents, please click:

Annex 2: Application Documents for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship  

NOTES ON RECOMMENDING INSTITUTIONS:

a) Please refer to the scholarship website for all listed recommending institutions, including 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.

b) SWU founded four Confucius Institutes/Classrooms in Canada, Thailand and Kazakhstan. Applicants in these countries can contact Confucius Institutes/Classrooms for recommendation (see the table below). Applicants from other countries shall contact institutions in their home country.  

c) SWU is a HSK/HSKK test center with scholarship recommendation qualification, therefore applicants can also send the documents listed in Annex 2 to SWU via Email for recommendation.

d) Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2021 International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Certificate shall log onto the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship website and submit documents (including the certificate) directly to SWU.

List of Southwest University's Global Confucius Institute / Classroom

Continent

Name

Partner institution

Contact information

Cooperation began from

America

( 1 )

Confucius Institute at British Columbia University of Technology

British Columbia University of Technology, Canada

Contact: Jeff Dus      

Address: 876-555 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 3H6    

Phone: +1-6044127690    

Fax: +1-6046887037    

Email: Jeff_Du@bcit.ca    

July 2009

Asia

( 3 )

Confucius Institute at Khon Kaen University

Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Contact: Geng Jun    

Address: 123 Mittraparp Highway, Confucius Institute at Khon Kaen   University, Khon Kaen, 40002 , Thailand    

Phone: +66-43204142    

Fax: +66-43204145    

Email: kzxykj@hanbanthai.org    

August 2006

Confucius Classroom at Srinakorn Schoo

Srinakorn Foundation Schooll, Hat Yai, Thailand

Contact: Jiang Aichun    

Address: 170/2 Thammanoonvithi Rd., Hatyai, Songkla, 90110 , Thailand    

Phone: +66-919863578    

Email: avivijiang@qq.com    

August 2011

Confucius Institute at Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International   Relations and World Languages

Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World   Languages

Contact: Shi Longwei    

Address: Myratbayev Str.200, Almaty, 050022, Kazakhstan    

Phone: +7-708-207-62-76    

Fax: +7-727-292-44-73    

E-mail: 694970308@qq.com

April 2017

V. Why SWU

1.  Reputation and Strengths  

SWU ranks top 40 among nearly 3,000 universities in China. Chongqing, where the school is located, has 3000 years of history and culture. It is the only municipality in western China, a megacity, a manufacturing base and transportation hub, and one of the fastest growing cities in China.  

2.  Beautiful Campus  

600-hectare garden-like campus ranks NO.4 in China, and is a well-known movie shooting site.  

3.  International Student Community  

Every year more than 2000 international students from about 100 countries come to SWU to pursue their dreams, keeping our community diverse and dynamic.  

4.  Great Living and Studying Conditions  

International dormitory provides private toilet, public kitchen and laundry. You can find 8 cafeterias with various cuisines (including halal food); full Wi-Fi coverage; 3 libraries, 5 football fields, 2 hospitals, 1 indoor swimming stadium, 2 post offices and many sports facilities, banks and grocery stores; convenient courier and food delivery service on our campus.

VI. Contact us

Please apply for SWU as your first choice and fill the following information in the “Emergency contact and telephone in China”:

Name: Wang Que

Tel: +86-23-68366002  

Fax: +86-23-68253497

Email: fstudent@swu.edu.cn  

Add: International Students Admission Office, Southwest University. 301 Ziyun Building, No.2 Tiansheng Road, Beibei District, Chongqing 400715, P.R. China

Official website:http://admissions.swu.edu.cn/