Scholarships & Support

Scholarships for students

Application Information for Confucius Institute Scholarship 2019

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”).

Application Confucius Institute Scholarship 2019

More Informationen in English:
Application Guide Confucius Institute Scholarship 2019

More Informationen in Chinese:

In case you need more information, please get in touch with Prof. Dr. LIU Liang by Email,

Study opportunities and scholarships at Wuhan University

More information regarding the application procedure for the Confucius Institute Scholarship Program 2017:

Information sheet in English:
Confucius Institute Scholarship of Wuhan University Application Procedure_EN

Our partner university offers numerous study opportunities and scholarships. For more information, please visit the following website:
College of Foreign Students Education

Study opportunities and scholarships at other universities

More information regarding the Confucius Institute Scholarship Program provided by host universities: 

Liaoning University
Information sheet regarding the application in English and Chinese:
Liaoning University 2019 Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Procedure

Shanghai University
Please find the Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Guide of Shanghai University 2019 here on Weixin / Wechat.

Zhejiang Normal University
Information sheets regarding the application in English and Chinese:
Scholarships Available at Zhejiang Normal University for 2019 - English
Scholarships Available at Zhejiang Normal University for 2019 - Chinese

DAAD German Academic Exchange Service scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a major funding organization for the international exchange of students and scientists. Since its establishment in 1925, the DAAD has supported more than 1.5 million scholars in Germany and abroad. It is a registered association of German universities and student bodies. You can find information about scholarship opportunities in China here:

DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

Students Summer Camp (for students in Germany)

Each year, the governing body of the Confucius Institutes organizes Summer Camps in China for students. Students from middle school onwards are eligble to apply. The trip generally takes two weeks, the participants are taken to different places in China, organised under a particular theme. The prerequisite for a successful application are basic knowledge of Chinese.


Teacher training

Each year, the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (Hanban) in Beijing offers training for Chinese language teachers. The tuition fee, costs for teaching materials and accommodation in China are usually provided by Hanban.

2018 Chinese Teachers’ Training Program in China

Funding possibilites for scientists

China Study Plan

PhD students and young researchers in the field of humane discipline and social sciences can get funding from the Confucius Institute under certain conditions of the “China Study Plan”.

The funding opportunities include:

  • Covering tution fees
  • Covering  insurance premiums
  • Fnancial assistance with accommodation and living costs
  • Travel grants for research stays and study stays
  • Financial aid to attend conferences
  • Financial aid for publication projects related to issues concerning China

Excellent Chinese skills are required for application.

The China Study Plan basically offers six different funding opportunities for graduate students and young researchers.

For further information, click here or contact the secretary's office, Ms. Urban and state the planned proposition.