IV. Application Documents
Applicants must submit their documents according to the following instructions (all in duplicate):
1. Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Form;
2. Photocopy of passport photo page;
3. Application statement:
indicating the applicant's Chinese learning background and study plan in China. It should be no less than 200 words for the Four-Week Study Scholarship applicants, no less than 800 words for the One-Academic Study Scholarship applicants and no less than 1,500 words for the Master's Degree Scholarship applicants;
4. A copy of the new HSK result report (for those who have not been given a result report, the admission ticket number and other Chinese proficiency certificates are required, but must submit the new HSK result report when enroll);
5. Diploma and transcripts. Applicants for One-Academic Year and Master's Degrees Scholarships should submit notarized diplomas; and the latter are also required to submit transcripts issued by their schools;
6. Recommendation letter. The Master's Degree Scholarship applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation by professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English);
7. Applications under the age of 18 should submit letters of approval and provide the emergency contact number for their legal guardians in China;
8. Written commitment: stating that the Master's Degree Scholarship applicants will be engaged in Chinese teaching for at least 5 years after graduation (print and sign it in Chinese).
9. Award certificate copy of the "Chinese Bridge" Chinese proficiency competitions or related certifications issued by the organizers.
V. Approval and Annual Appraisal
1. The scholarship winners must register at the host institutes before the deadline set by the institutes. Scholarships will not be kept for those who do not register on time;
2. Scholarships will be cancelled for those who cannot pass the physical examination;
3. Scholarship winners with more than one year's duration will have an annual appraisal according to the "Appraisal Procedures for Confucius Institute Scholarship" and only those who have kept good study records are entitled to continue to enjoy the scholarships.
Division of Chinese Testing and Scholarship
Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters
Address: 129, Deshengmenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100088.
(Confucius Institute Online May 16, 2011)