For the purpose of cultivating qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitating the promotion of Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) launches “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS). According to the “Rules of Application for Confucius Institute Scholarship 2019”(Rulers), outstanding studentsand currently employed Chinese language teachers who recommended by Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms as well as HSK overseas test centers (recommending institutions) are welcome to study at Lanzhou University (LZU).

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Confucius Institute
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Bachelor/Master/PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: Non-Chinese students
  • The award can be taken in China
  • Deadline: 20 September & 20 November 2019
  • Course Start: December 2019 & March 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens from all around the world
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Bachelor, masters and PhD in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (PhDTCSOL)
  • In good physical and mental condition well performed both academically and behaviorally
  • Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language
  • Between the age of 16-35 by September1st, 2019.

How to Apply

For clutching this educational bursary, applicants are required to access the web at Click Here to Apply and apply for a CIS ID. After that, aspirants need to apply for Admission at Lanzhou University. When the university will confirm the admission of applicants then seekers can print the program certificate online and register at LZU the designated date as per admission letter.

Documents Required

  • Supporting Documents: A scanned copy of passport photo page, provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China, A scanned copy of score reports of HSK and HSKK, Recommendation letter by the recommending institution, provide the certificate and a reference letter from the employing institution, Physical Examination Record for Foreigners, Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall provide the certificate and reference letter from the employing institution, A certification of the highest education diploma or degree and an official transcript, 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors.
  • Admission Requirements: As per the university’s entry requirements, claimant’s prerequisite to have their previous degree certificates and academic qualifications.
  • Language Requirement: You need to provide evidence of English language skills.


The grant will provide full coverage on tuition, accommodation, living allowance (four-week study programs excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance expenses. Living allowance, monthly allowance for BTCSOL, one-academic-year program and one-semester program is 2500 CNY /month, for MTCSOL program is 3000 CNY/month is granted by the host institution on a monthly basis.

Click Here to apply Online

Click Here to See Official Announcement and Details

Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


Murad Abdi · September 14, 2019 at 9:01 AM

I want to apply university in China

    Muhammad Usman · September 14, 2019 at 6:16 PM

    Then Try here or wait for the Official of other Universities announcements

Imad Raouf · September 14, 2019 at 4:54 PM

Sir I’m an engineering student, i was complete my degree in electrical engineering and now I want to continues my education further so I need full scholarship due to my financial problem.

    Muhammad Usman · September 14, 2019 at 6:14 PM

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rao abdul razik · September 16, 2019 at 4:29 AM

Do they only offer Chines Language program?

    Muhammad Usman · September 16, 2019 at 10:38 AM


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