Scholarships

Confucius Institute Scholarship

The Confucius Institute at Colorado State University in conjunction with its partner, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), offers a variety of scholarships annually to students and community members who wish to travel to China in order to improve their language abilities. These scholarships range from four weeks to four years in length and cover both degree and non-degree seeking individuals. The Confucius Institute Scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, living allowance, and medical insurance.

If interested in applying for any of the below scholarships, please contact us at ciinfo@colostate.edu for more information. The varying programs are listed below.

Scholarship for Four-Week Study

The program commences either in July or December, and provides a four-week scholarship. Possible areas of study include:

  1. Chinese Language and Literature
  2. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Taiji Culture.

Scholarship for One-Semester Study

The program commences either in September or March, and provides scholarship of a maximum of five (5) months. Possible areas of study include:

  1. Chinese Language and Literature
  2. TCSOL – Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
  3. Chinese History
  4. Chinese Philosophy
  5. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Taiji Culture

Scholarship for One Academic Year of Study

The program commences in September and provides scholarship for a maximum of 11 months. Possible areas of study include:

  1. TCSOL
  2. Chinese Language and Literature
  3. Chinese History
  4. Chinese Philosophy

Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)

The program commences in September and provides scholarship for a maximum of four academic years. Applicants shall hold a high school diploma and a minimum score of 210 on the HSK Test (Level 4) as well as 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level).

Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)

The program commences in September 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).

Scholarship for Doctor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (DTCSOL)

The program commences in September and provides scholarship for a maximum four academic years. Applicants shall hold a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages or education-related majors. Applicants shall have a minimum score of 200 on the HSK Test (Level 6), 60 on the HSKK test (Advanced Level) and more than 2 years’ work experience in Chinese language teaching and related fields.