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Confucius Institute Scholarship


In order to foster deep understanding of China and the Chinese culture among young elites from around the world, enable the prosperous growth of China studies, promote the sustainable development of Confucius Institutes, and enhance the friendly relationship between China and the people of other countries, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (the Headquarters) has set upthe “Confucius China Study Plan”. Wuhan University is one of the 14 Chinese host universities that are designated by the Headquarters.


Eligible Candidates

1. Non-Chinese nationality

2. In good health condition

3. Have necessary Chinese communication competence. Candidates of outstanding Chinese proficiency will be given priority over other competitors of similar qualifications.

4. Students registered at Confucius Institute or applicants from universities that host a Confucius Institute will have priority in application and admission.

5. Applicants who are currently participating in Chinese Government Scholarship are not eligible to apply for this Plan.


Application Time

December. Please refer to the website of Confucius Institute scholarship by http://cis.chinese.cn/

Application Documents

1.Sino-Foreign Joint PhD Subprogram: Applicants shall submit their Sino-Foreign Joint PhD Subprogram Application Form , PhD study certificate, 1 recommendation letter from the Confucius Institute in host countries, 2 recommendation letters from relevant experts, the HSK transcript or the equivalent transcript from the Confucius Institute and a copy of passport.


2.PhD in China Subprogram: Applicants shall submit their PhD in China Subprogram Application Form , one copy of notarized Academic Record of undergraduate and postgraduate education, Degree Certificate and their Chinese versions respectively, 1 recommendation letter from the Confucius Institute in host countries, 2 recommendation letters from relevant experts, the HSK transcript or the equivalent transcript from the Confucius Institute and a copy of passport.


Application Procedures

1.Applicants shall get a recommendation letter from the Confucius Institute in host countries or the designated university.


2.Applicants are required to log on to http://ccsp.chinese.cn/index.html to fill in the Application Form and upload the required documents.


3.After online application, all the required application documents should be mailed together to both the Confucius Institute Headquarters and WHU Admissions Office. (Please see Part Ⅷ for the address) Note: Wuhan University has set up 3 Confucius Institutes around the world. Applicants can contact them to get recommendation letters or other Confucius Institutes in host countries.




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