The Nottingham Confucius Institute

International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarships

International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarships (also known as Confucius Institute Scholarships) are offered by The Centre for Language Education and Cooperation under the Chinese Ministry of Education to encourage students, scholars and Chinese language teachers from countries other than China to pursue tertiary level studies from a choice of 150 Chinese universities. Supported subjects include Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Music, Chinese Dance etc. Applications are welcome all year round.

The following range of Confucius Institute Scholarships are currently being offered:

  • Doctor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (DTCSOL)
  • Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
  • Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)
  • Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study (International students currently studying in China are not eligible)
  • Scholarship for One-Semester Study*
  • Cooperative Scholarship between Hanban and Host Institutions

* Applicants withholding X1 or X2 visas are not eligible to apply for study of less than 6 months' duration

You can choose from a wide range of Chinese universities to study at and detailed information on eligibility criteria, application procedure can be accessed here.

Application deadlines:

Applicants are advised to submit their applications as early as possible. To apply for Confucius Institute Scholarships through NCI, please submit your application before the deadlines set below:

 Entry Time Application Deadline
 July 2021 15 April 2021
 September 2021 15 May 2021
 December 2021 15 September 2021
 March 2022 15 November 2021


We strongly advise you submit your application as soon as possible. Due to various paper work NCI is requred to complete, our deadlines are slightly earlier than the offical Hanban deadlines. Applications received after the above dates will not be considered.

Please also note that your HSK exam result(s) must be available at least online when you submit your application to Hanban. Further details on how to apply for Confucius Institute Scholarships can also be found at: http://cis.chinese.cn 

To find out more:

If you are interested and wish to find out more about these opportunities, please make an appointment to see our scholarship coordinator Dr Songbo Yan by telephone 0115 82 32111 or email songbo.yan@nottingham.ac.uk

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UoN Students’ Summer Camp (Study trip to China- departing around mid June for two weeks, is currently being planned)

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Nottingham Confucius Institute

Room A23, CI Library
Si Yuan Building
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 748 4502
fax: +44 (0)115 846 6324
email: confucius.institute@nottingham.ac.uk