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2018 Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Procedure for DUFE

For the purpose of cultivating qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitating the promotion of Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) launches “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS) to support outstanding students, scholars and currently employed Chinese language teachers recommended by Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms as well as some HSK test centers (hereinafter to be collectively referred to as “recommending institutions”) to study in Chinese universities and colleges (hereinafter referred to as “host institutions”).

Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) is located in Dalian in the northeast of China. Dalian is one of the most vibrant cities in China and also a great place to live and study. DUFE was founded in 1952 and now it becomes one of China’s top-ranked finance, banking and economics universities, consistently in the top three places for cultivating the most qualified graduates. The famous Hei Shijiao, which is DUFE’s close neighbor, owns beautiful seaside and surrounded by lush mountains.DUFE has over twenty years’ experience of international education. More than 10,000 graduates of DUFE come from 100+ countries. DUFE built an International Students Education Management System which includes degree programs both in Chinese medium and English medium, with the level of undergraduate, master and PhD. The system also provides non-degree programs including short -term or long-term Chinese language & Business Chinese language courses, visiting programs and credit exchange programs. DUFE is a host institution that provides China Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and Liaoning Provincial Government Scholarship for international students. DUFE was awarded one of the Best International Education Institutions by Liaoning Provincial Government.

1. Eligibility

All applicants shall be

a) Non-Chinese citizens

b) In good Physical and mental condition, well performed both academically and behaviorally

c) Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language.

d) Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2018. Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45, while undergraduate students shall not exceed the age limit of 25.

2. Scholarship Types and Qualifications

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3. Scholarship Coverage and Criteria

The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance (four-week study students are excluded) and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.Living allowance is granted by host institutions on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance for one-academic-year study students and one-semester students is 2,500 CNY per person. Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased by DUFE in accordance with relevant regulations of studying in China stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China.

4.Application Procedures

Online registration will be available from March 1, 2018 on the Confucius Institute Scholarship website ( Please log on to search recommending institutions and host institutions (is "Dongbei University of Finance and Economics"), upload application materials online, track the application progress, feedback of review and admission results. Scholarship holders need to confirm with DUFE to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out CIS certificate online, and register at DUFE at the designated date and time as per the letter of admission.

5.Application Documents

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 Recommendation letter by the head of the recommending institutions

d) Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall provide the proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employing institution

e) Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.

6.Application Deadlines

a) April 20th (for those commencing in July)

b) June 20th (for those commencing in September)

c) September 20th (for those commencing in December)

d) December 20th (for those commencing in March 2019)

7. Chinese Bridge Award Recipient Policies

Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2018 “Confucius Institute Scholarship Certificate” shall log onto the scholarship website and submit documents to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their CIS certificates. Please for inquiry.


Division of Test and Scholarships at Hanban


Fax: +86-10-58595727

Or Contact with Dongbei University of Finance and Economics


Tel: 0086-411-84712106

Fax: 0086-411-84712278