Confucius Institute Scholarship | Scholarships in China

Confucius Institute Scholarships are provided to international students who are interested to continue their higher degree students in China mainland for free. All the educational expenses, accommodation expenses as we as research related funding is provided by Confucius Institute. Students have the option to study degree programs in Chinese universities either in English or in the Chinese language as per their interest. Even the students, who wish to study their programs in the English language, are given an opportunity to study some basic Chinese language for free.

Nearly over a thousand Chinese universities accept international students from various parts of the world under Confucius scholarships. Either you are a science and engineering student or a management student or even if you belong from medical, law or arts-related fields, you can apply for Confucius scholarship in Chinese universities.

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How to apply for Confucius Scholarship?

  • First, you submit an online Confucius scholarship form
  • Find a university that supports Confucius scholarship
  • Submit another application form to university for admission
  • Wait for the final result or an interview as if they require

The application process is very simple, and you can apply in more than one university at the same time to maximize your chances of winning the Confucius scholarship. If you find your name in the final list displayed by university stating that you won the scholarship, then you have to start preparing for your VISA application at the nearest Chinese embassy. For that purpose, the university will dispatch your admission and VISA documents to your postal address. You have to complete your documents as stated in the admission letter of the university’s admission package and the get an appointment for a short and formal VISA interview at the Chinese embassy. You have to bring your passport and all documents and then you will be given a receipt which tells you when you can actually collect your passport having Chinese Student VISA. Go to that mentioned date at the Chinese embassy to collect your passport and you are now all set to board a flight to China for your next education journey. Upon arrival in China, please make sure, you have a language translator installed in your smartphones in case you can’t speak the Chinese language. By this way, you will be able to communicate with taxi drivers, shops or even hotels to stay. Report to Police within 24 hours of your arrival in Chinese city otherwise, you may get a penalty of over US$200.

Which Universities Support Confucius Scholarship?

Almost, the majority of the universities accept candidates under Confucius scholarship. You can visit the website of your desired university and navigate to the “Scholarships” section to view if your university offers this scholarship or not.

List of China University websites can be found Bellow for Chinese scholarships:
List of Chinese Universities Websites

Stipend as per Degree Programs:

  1. Master Degree Stipend for Confucius Institute scholarship CNY 3000
  2. Bachelor Degree Stipend for Confucius Institute scholarship CNY 2500
  3. Educational, residence, medical expenses covered

Deadline to apply:

According to the applications of some recommended institutions and applicants, the Confucius Institute Headquarters extended the deadline for the September 2020 admission scholarship application .For detail information please visit the Official Website.

Below link helps you to get more detailed info as to how to apply and what sort of documents Confucius scholarship requires:

Confucius Scholarship China link

Link to the Online application system for Confucius Scholarship China is below:

Apply Online Confucius Scholarship

14 thoughts on “Confucius Institute Scholarship | Scholarships in China”

  1. Hello Muhammad,
    I just wanted to say that I am really glad you published this platform. I have read many of your articles, which helped me a lot to get along with all the application processes for scholarships.

    Keep up the good work!

    Greetings from Germany,

  2. Am a zambian female, A primary school teacher . a diploma holder, I would like to pursue a degree in chinese language teaching.

  3. This page is very helpful and providing good opportunities to students. I am applying for masters degree scholarships as an international student. I am searching and applying and I also found some in but I am searching for more as my class fellows also want to apply. Anyone please help me in this. Thanks


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