Zhejiang A&F University (ZAFU), founded in 1958, is a comprehensive university with a favorable academic atmosphere. The beautiful campus, famous for its abundant plant species, surrounded by mountains and waters, is an ideal place for study and research.
In 2019, ZAFU and the Center for Language Education and Cooperation (CLEC) jointly set up “the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship of Zhejiang A&F University”. In 2021, ZAFU provides scholarships for one-semester study and one-academic-year study as well as Cooperative Scholarships.
All applicants shall be:
1) non-Chinese citizens;
2) in good physical and mental conditions, and with good academic performance and conduct;
3) committed to the Chinese language education and related work;
4) between the ages of 16 and 35 (as of September 1st, 2021).
SCHOLARSHIP TYPES AND QUALIFICATIONS
The scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
Living allowance is granted on a monthly basis. The monthly allowance for Chinese language study students is 2,500 CNY per person. For Master’s degree students, the monthly allowance is 3,000 CNY per person.
Students are required to complete enrollment procedures within stipulated period; otherwise, their scholarship may be canceled.
Online registration will be available from March 1, 2021 on the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship application website (cis.chinese.cn). Please log on to search for recommending institutions and host institutions (the agency number of ZAFU is 10341); upload application materials online; and track the application progress, comments and result. Scholarship holders need to confirm with ZAFU to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out the scholarship certificate online, and register at ZAFU on the designated date as per the letter of admission.
The application deadlines (Beijing Time)：
For programs commencing in September 2021, student application must complete before May 10th.
For programs commencing in March 2022, student application must complete before November 10th.
CHINESE BRIDGE AWARD RECIPIENT POLICIES
Chinese Bridge winners who have been awarded the 2021 International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship Certificate shall log onto the International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship website and submit documents to relevant host institutions upon presentation of their scholarship certificates. For inquiry, please firstname.lastname@example.org.
a) Those who fail to register on time, fail to pass the health assessment, drop out midway and/or suspended from school will be deprived of their scholarship.
b) Degree students are subject to the annual assessment according to the Annual Appraisal Procedures of International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship..
Office for International Students, Zhejiang A&F University
Application Documents for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
A. For all applicants
a) a Scanned copy of passport photo page
b) a scanned copy of score reports of the HSK and HSKK test reports (within the two-year validity).
c) a reference letter by the head of the recommending institutions
B. For degree scholarship program applicants
a) a certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation) and an official transcript
b) 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors or experts with equivalent professional and technical titles in relevant fields
C. Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.