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Confucius Institute Scholarship
To provide people around the world who are interested in Chinese language learning with more opportunities to further their studies, and to provide more resources for individual Confucius Institutes, the Confucius Institute Headquarters established the "Confucius Institute Scholarship" Program in 2009.
2017 Confucius Institute Scholarship applications have opened. Confucius Institute students and alumni (aged 18-35) are encouraged to apply.
Scholarships available in 2017:
- One academic year of in-country Chinese study
- One semester of in-country Chinese study
- Four weeks of in-country Chinese study
- Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
- Bachelor's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)
- One academic year of Chinese study + MTCSOL
The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full coverage on tuition fees, accommodation fees, provides a living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
Please contact Lianying Hao firstname.lastname@example.org before applying.
Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health, aged between 18 and 35 (Chinese language teachers in post shall be aged below 45, and applicants for BTCSOL scholarship should be aged below 20).
The scholarship will be offered every year. Please contact the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne for further information.
Lianying Hao: email@example.com
Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship
The next round of Hamer Scholarships to China will open from 15 February - 13 March 2016 for study in China in the second half of 2016. The scholarships are targeted at Victorians seeking to further their engagement, understanding and develop partnerships with China. Scholarship recipients spend at least five-six months in-country focusing on intensive language study, cultural immersion and building professional networks and partnerships.
For application dates, further information about the scholarships and how to apply, visit www.business.vic.gov.au/hamerscholarships
Call for Applications – 2016 Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP) Fellowship
“Confucius China Studies Plan” (CCSP), previously known as “New China Study Plan”, was established by Confucius Institute Headquarters, to encourage a deeper understanding of China and the Chinese culture among young elites from around the world. Financial support is provided to successful applicants to support specific China-related research and other projects.
The Confucius China Studies Program provides funding for doctoral students and academics to study or carry out work in China and for workshops and publications on China Studies related topics.
Applications for the 2016 CCSP Fellowship are now open and will close on April 1st 2016. The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne can help assist interested students and scholars with the process of applying for the CCSP Fellowship but it is not responsible for decisions or recommendations on applications or funding.
There are a number of streams available including:
Sino-foreign Joint Research PhD Fellowship
PhD in China Fellowship
Joint Research Program
Short Visit to China
Chinese Senior Scholars Visiting Overseas Universities
Young Leaders Program
International Conference Program
Please click here for more information. If you would like to express your interest in applying through these programs, please contact Julia Gong, Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne, 9035 8205, firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also visit: www.hanban.org
Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne’s 10th Anniversary Celebration- An evening with Nanjing University’s Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra
The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne presents a 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert by the renowned Nanjing University Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra on August 24th. This performance will form part of NJU Orchestra's Australian tour, where they will perform 9 times across 4 states and territories. The evening will also include the announcement of the winner of the Xiamen Airlines photo competition who will receive a free ticket to China. Please join us for an evening of traditional Chinese music and celebration with friends of the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne.
Need to improve your basic language skills when engaging with Chinese business partners? This introductory session is designed to help small business staff who have either never learned or are just beginning to learn communication skills in Chinese. Learn basic greetings, an understanding of pronunciation and simple phrases for use in a business context. This event is part of the Victorian Government's Small Business Festival on August 17, 12-2pm.
Registrations and expressions of interest for the 2017 China Tour are due by August 11th 2017. This tour offers a fantastic opportunity for students and young professionals (aged 18-30) to learn about Chinese language and culture and the modern Chinese economy through a Nanjing University language short-course and business visits. The tour also includes a number of briefings and visits in the Yangtze River Delta region. The tour includes visits to Hangzhou, the host city of the 2016 G20 and small business centre of China, Nanjing, China’s ancient capital and place of one of China’s Top 5 Universities (Nanjing University) and Shanghai, the international financial and commercial centre of China.
Full details here.
Register your interest by paying the deposit via the Asialink E-cart.
We are proud to continue our Business Beginners Chinese Language Course in Term 3 in partnership with the Bank of Melbourne, which will run from July 20-September 21.
Please find the details below: Level: Chinese Business Beginners (no previous language learning required) Date: July 20-September 21 2017 (Thursdays).
Where: Bank of Melbourne, Level 2, 525 Collins St, Melbourne. Cost: $438 for new students. $394 for CI returning students, UoM alumni and Bank of Melbourne stakeholders (includes textbook, GST and course materials)
Register: via the Asialink E-Cart
Questions and enquiries: Ms. Linlin Lu 90358204.
Confucius Institute Term 3 Chinese Beginners Language Courses. Interested in studying Chinese? Term 3 courses at the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne will run from July 17 -September 23. A wide range of Mandarin Chinese classes will be on offer, at all levels and are open to the general public. For more information please visit the Confucius Institute website or contact Ms. Linlin Lu.