招生对象为非中国籍人士，对华友好，无违法犯罪记录，遵守中国政府的律、违法犯罪记录，遵守中国政府的法律、法规和学校的规章制度，身心健康，品学兼优，有志于从事中文教育、教学及相关工作，年龄为 16-35周岁（统一以 2022年 9月 1日计）。在职中文教师放宽至 45 周岁，本科奖学金申请者一般不超过 25 周岁。
1．汉语国际教育专业硕士研究生（2022 年 9 月入学,资助期限为两年）
-汉语考试成绩达到 HSK（五级）210 分、HSKK（中级）60 分。
2．汉语国际教育专业本科生（2022 年 9 月入学，资助期限为4年）
3．一学年研修生（2022 年 9 月入学，资助期限为11个月。不录取享受过同类奖学金的申请者。）
汉语国际教育方向，汉语考试成绩达到 HSK（三级）270 分，具有 HSKK 成绩。
汉语言文学方向，汉语考试成绩达到 HSK（四级）180 分、HSKK（中级）60 分。
汉语研修方向，汉语考试成绩达到 HSK（三级）210 分，提供 HSKK 成绩者优先。
4．一学期研修生（2022年9月、2023年3月入学，资助期限为5个月，护照上无 X1、X2 签证）
汉语国际教育、汉语言文学方向，汉语考试成绩达到 HSK（三级）180 分，具有 HSKK 成绩。
5．四周研修生（2022 年 7 月或 12 月入学，资助期限为4周，护照上无 X1、X2 签证）
2022 年 3 月1日-2022 年 5 月 10 日，申请者可登录国际中文教师奖学金报名网站（cis.chinese.cn）申请国际中文教师奖学金。
2．2022年9月入学：学生申请截止日期为 5 月10日
中外语言交流合作中心委托专家组集中评审：根据 HSK、HSKK 考分和级别，兼顾国别等因素择优资助，于入学前约3个月完成奖学金评审工作，公布评审结果。
在各类汉语桥比赛中获得 2022 年度“国际中文教师奖学金证书”者，登录国际中文教师奖学金网站，凭奖学金证书向我校提交申请材料。
（四）未满 18 周岁的申请者，须提交在华监护人署名的委托证明文件。
Application Guide for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship of Shenyang Normal University in 2022
I. Brief introduction of Shenyang Normal University
Shenyang Normal University was established in 1951, which is directly administered by the People’s Government of Liaoning Province. The university covers an area of 1.23 million square meters with a building area of 0.95 million square meters. The university has 20,272 full-time undergraduates, 3670 graduate students and 1,100 short-term and long-term international students. There are 26 schools and 19 university-affiliated halls, departments, centers, research institutes and institutions at the university.
Adhering to the philosophy of open education and win-win cooperation, the university innovates mechanisms, improves quality and efficiency, and expands in-depth cooperation with world-class universities. At present, it has established friendly and cooperative relations with 158 universities and institutions in 32 countries and regions on five continents. At present, the university has 1 institution of Chinese-foreign cooperation in running schools, 1 program of Chinese-foreign cooperation in running schools and 4 joint doctoral programs with universities from the United States, Japan and other countries and regions. There are 3 overseas Confucius Institutes in Lebanon, Jordan and Ukraine and 1 Online Chinese Classroom in Pakistan. One international science and technology organization cooperation platform at ministerial level and 1 ministerial national and regional research center were constructed in the university. The university is the receiving unit for the overseas students who have been granted Chinese Government Scholarship and International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship, the organizer of Foreign Aid Training of the Ministry of Commerce, the pre-job training unit of Chinese Language Teachers dispatched by the Center for Language Education and cooperation of the Ministry of Education, the vice chairman unit of the Foreign Students Management Branch of the Chinese Association of Higher Education, the vice chairman unit of the Liaoning Education Association for International Exchange, the chairman unit of Liaoning Provincial Association for International Education, Liaoning Provincial Demonstration University for International Students in China, vice chairman unit of Liaoning Provincial Confucius Institute Cooperative University Alliance, the receiving and sending unit of Foreign Affairs Exchange Personnel of Liaoning Provincial Government and Liaoning Provincial “Cross-Straits Undergraduates Exchange Base”.
II. Brief introduction of College of International Education
The College of International Education, as the administrative department of overseas education in Shenyang Normal University, was established in 1985. It is co-located with the Office of International Exchange and Cooperation, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Education Affairs Office and International Chinese Language Education Office. It is qualified to receive Chinese Government Scholarship and Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship for international students, and undertakes the training of international students. The college has a building area of 13951.9 square meters with excellent teaching equipment and living facilities. It equipped with language lab, audio-visual room, multimedia classroom, activity room and reading room. The apartment is equipped with a TV, telephone, air conditioner, refrigerator, bathroom and Internet connection, etc. In addition, it also equipped with shared kitchens, laundry rooms and there is a unique foreign affairs restaurant combining Chinese and Western food.
The CIE has a high-level teaching team with professional title and academic background. There are 26 full-time teachers, including 1 professor, 10 associate professors and 12 teachers with doctor’s degree (or studying for doctor’s degree). Six teachers are tutors for master’s students in the major of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, one teacher has been selected as one of the ten Million Talents Project of Liaoning Province, and one teacher is the executive director of an important national professional association. Sixteen teachers are in charge of national, provincial and municipal scientific research or teaching research projects.
The college has two undergraduate programs: Chinese Language and Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. It has formed a comprehensive education and training system from Chinese language teaching, medium and short term education to undergraduate and master’s education, and has formed a training mode combining “language, culture and skills”. Chinese language is the main teaching content, while offering Chinese history, foreign economic and trade, Chinese folk art, Tai Chi, martial arts and many other courses. International students have a high pass rate of HSK3-6, and have made outstanding achievements in all kinds of competitions. It is the goal of CIE to cultivate outstanding sinology talents and promote cultural exchanges between China and other countries in the world. Since 1985, more than 10,075 students from more than 80 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, Africa, America and Oceania have been admitted.
In the past two years, in the context of the epidemic prevention and control, the College of International Education has carried out online and offline mixed teaching, providing online courses for students who have not yet come to China. Since 2020, the college has successfully approved 11 “Chinese Bridge” projects of Center for Language Education and Cooperation of the Ministry of Education, providing colorful online courses for overseas students, which has been widely praised.
III. Overview of the Scholarship
The International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (hereinafter referred to as the Scholarship) aims to facilitate Chinese language education in other countries. Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms, certain HSK test centers, Chinese language (education) departments of foreign universities, professional associations for Chinese language instruction, Chinese embassies (consulates) abroad (hereinafter collectively referred to as “recommending institutions”) may recommend outstanding students and currently-employed Chinese language teachers for study of International Chinese Language Education or related majors at Chinese universities and colleges (hereinafter referred to as “host institutions”). The recommended institutions can be found at http://cis.chinese.cn, and applicants can apply at http://cis.chinese.cn.
IV. Application requirements
a) Non-Chinese citizens;
b) Should be friendly to China, have no criminal record, and abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese government and the rules and regulations of the school;
c) In good physical and mental conditions, and with a good record of academic performance and conduct;
d) Aspiring to work in the Chinese language education and related fields;
e) Aged between16 and 35 (as of 1September, 2022), with the special allowance for the age limit of 45 for applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers and that of 25 for undergraduate student applicants.
V. Scholarship types and qulifications
a) Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
The programme commences in September 2022 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 Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)
The programme commences in September 2022 and provides scholarship for a maximum of four academic years.
For details, please refer to the Application Guide for Bachelor Degree of International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship of Shenyang Normal University at /2022/0124/c5760a79982/page.htm
c) Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study
The programme commences in September 2022, and provides scholarship for a maximum of eleven months. International students who have benefited from similar scholarships are not eligible.
For the area of TCSOL, applicants shall have a minimum score of 270 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.
For the areas of Chinese Language and Literature, applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 4) and 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level).
For the area of 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.
d) Scholarship for One-Semester Study
The programme commences either in September 2022 or March 2023, and provides scholarship of a maximum of five months. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible.
For the areas of TCSOL, Chinese Language and Literature, applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 3), and an HSKK test score is required.
e) Scholarship for Four-Week Study
The programme commences either in July or December, 2022, and provides a four-week scholarship. Applicants holding the X1 or X2 visa are not eligible.
Applicants are required to provide HSK test scores. The programme may be organized and applied for by a recommending institution with 10-15 participants per group. Prior to the trip, a detailed study plan shall be made in consultation with ouruniversity.
f) Online Chinese Language Learning Programmes
For details, please refer to the Application Guide for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Online Chinese Program of Shenyang Normal University in 2022 at /2022/0124/c5760a79983/page.htm.
g) “The Belt and Road” Local Chinese Teacher Promotion Program
For details, please refer to the Application Guide for “the Belt and Road” Local Chinese Teacher Promotion Program of International Chinese Languages Teachers Scholarship of Shenyang Normal University in 2022 at /2022/0316/c5760a80907/page.htm.
VI. Application procedure
Online registration will be available from 1 March, 2022 to May 10 on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship application website (cis.chinese.cn). Please log on to search for recommending institutions; upload application materials online; and track the application progress, comments and results. Scholarship holders need to confirm with the host institutions to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out the scholarship certificate online, and register at our university on the designated date as per the letter of admission.
VII. Application Deadlines (Beijing Time):
a) For programmes commencing in July, applicants must complete their applications before10 April.
b) For programmes commencing in September, applicants must complete their applications before 10 May.
c) For programmes commencing in December, applicants must complete their applications before 10 September.
d) For programmes commencing in March 2023, applicants must complete their applications before 10 November, 2022.
Decisions will be made based on HSK and HSKK scores and levels, and in consideration of country distribution as well as other factors. The results will be published about three months before school starts.
VIII. Policies Regarding Currently Employed Chinese Language Teachers and Chinese Bridge Award Recipients
a) Currently employed Chinese language teachers:
Currently employed Chinese language teachers applying for the scholarships can be exempted from submitting Chinese Language Proficiency Test (HSK) certificates if they can provide proof of employment and a letter of recommendation from the institution where they work.
b) Chinese Bridge Award Recipients:
Applicants who have won the 2022 International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Certificate in various Chinese Bridge competitions should submit their application documents along with their scholarship certificates to our university on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship website.
IX. Coverage and Criteria for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
The Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fees, accommodation fees, living allowance (four-week study students excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance expenses. The scholarship online programmes only support tuition fees.
a) Our school provides students with the on-campus dormitories, usually for a double room.
b) Living allowance is granted by host institutions on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance for undergraduates, one-academic-year study students and one-semester students is 2,500 CNY per person. For MTCSOL students, the monthly allowance is 3,000 CNY per person.
c) Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by the university in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China.
X. Application Documents
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 programme 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.
Contacts: Wang Tianqi