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. Recommending institutions may recommend outstanding students and currently-employed Chinese language teachers to study International Chinese Language Education or related majors in Yanshan University. Yanshan University, was founded in 1920, co-constructed by Hebei Provincial Government, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, is the major university supported by Hebei Province in the development of national first-class university and world first-class disciplines. YSU is a member of the Cooperation Consortium of Beijing High Technology Universities. YSU values and promotes the opening-up of education to the outer world and such that builds a global network of international exchanges and partnerships. The university has established various successful relationships with over 80 high-level universities and scientific research institutions in more than 20 countries and regions and worked in a wide range of programs such as joint education, teaching staff's academic exchanges, and scientific research projects. Yanshan University is the recipient of Chinese Government Scholarship, International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship, Hebei Provincial Government Scholarship, Yanshan University Scholarship and other scholarship students.
All applicants shall be:
a) non-Chinese citizens;
b) in good physical and mental conditions, and with good academic performance and conduct;
c) committed to the Chinese language education and related work;
d) between the ages of 16 and 35 (as of September 1st, 2021). Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45, while undergraduate student applicants shall not be over 25.
SCHOLARSHIP TYPES AND QUALIFICATIONS
A. Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
The program commences in September 2021 and provides scholarship for a maximum of two academic years. 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 upon completing their studies in China or a proof to the same effect.
B. Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study
The program commences in September 2021, and provides scholarship for a maximum of eleven months. International students currently studying in China are not eligible.
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 270 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.
ii. Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy, etc.
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 4) and 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level).
iii. Chinese Language Study
Applicants shall have a minimum score of 210 on the HSK test (Level 3). Priority will be given to applicants who provide an HSKK test score.
C. Scholarship for One-Semester Study
The program commences either in September 2021 or March 2021, and provides
scholarship of a maximum of five months. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible. TCSOL, Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy, etc. Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.
Online registration will be available from March 1, 2021 on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship application website (cis.chinese.cn). Please log on to search for recommending institutions and Yanshan University; upload application materials online; and track the application progress, comments and result. Scholarship holders need to confirm with Yanshan University to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out the scholarship certificate online, and register at Yanshan University on the designated date as per the letter of admission.
The application deadlines (Beijing Time) are:
a) For programs commencing in September, student application must complete before May 15th; recommending institutions and host institutions must complete review before May 25th;
b) For programs commencing in March 2022, student application must complete before November 15th; recommending institutions and host institutions must complete review before November 25th.
CLEC will entrust an expert panel to review the applications. YSU will inform the results to the awardees of the scholarship two months by email before the new semester stars.
CHINESE BRIDGE AWARD RECIPIENT POLICIES
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 to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their scholarship certificates. For inquiry, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
RECOMMENDING INSTITUTIONS AND HOST INSTITUTIONS
Recommending institutions and Yanshan University shall, pursuant to the Guide, provide consulting, recommendation and enrollment services.
a) Degree students are subject to the annual assessment according to the Annual Appraisal Procedures of International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship.
b) Those who fail to register on time, fail to pass the health assessment, drop out midway and/or are suspended from school will be deprived of their scholarship.
Contact: School of International Education, Yanshan University
Contacts：Feng Dan, Zhang Wenli.
Tel: +86-335-8095518, +86-335-8096708
1 Scholarship Coverage and Criteria
2 Application Documents for Scholarship
International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
Coverage and Criteria
The scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance (four-week study students are excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
a) Tuition is under the overall planning and utilization of host institutions to provide teaching and management of scholarship students organizing cultural and social activities, as well as organizing Chinese language proficiency tests. Text book fees and admission tickets to scenic spots are not included.
b) Accommodation fee is under the overall planning and utilization of host institutions to provide students with in-campus apartments (usually double rooms). Students may also live off-campus upon application and getting permission from the host institutions. Students who live off-campus are entitled to accommodation allowance of 700 CNY per person/month for other students paid on a monthly / quarterly basis from the host institutions.
c) Living allowance is granted by host institutions on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance for one-academic-year study students and one-semester students is 2,500 CNY per person. For MTCSOL student, 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 host institutions, 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 host institutions.
d) Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by the host institutions in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China. Insurance fee per person is 400 CNY for one-semester students, and 800 CNY per year for students engaged in program longer
than one academic year.
Application Documents for International Chinese
Language Teachers Scholarship
A. For all applicants:
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 reference letter by the head of the recommending institutions.
B. For degree scholarship program applicants:
a) a certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation) and an official transcript;
b) applicants of the Scholarship for MTCSOL students are required to provide 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors. 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.
C. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall provide proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employer.
D. Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.
E. Applicants shall also provide additional documents required by the host institutions.