Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st,2018. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45, while undergraduate students shall not exceed the age limit of 25.
二、 招生类别和条件：Categories & Qualification
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.
Shandong University provides accommodation for Confucius Institute Scholarship students. Normally 2 students live in one room.
Living allowance is granted on monthly basis. The monthly allowance for BTCSOL students,One-Academic-Year Students and One-Semester Students is RMB 2,500 per month; For MTCSOL students, the monthly allowance is 3,000 CNY per month.
Comprehensive medical insurance is purchased in accordance with the relevant regulations for international students stipulated by the Ministry of Education of China. The insurance packages are as follows:
Four-week program students: RMB 160 per person, One-Semester Students: 400 per person, One-Academic-Year Students and above: 800 per person yearly.
四、 申请材料 Application Documents
A. For all applicants
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.
B. For degree scholarship program applicants
a) A certification of the highest education diploma (or proof of expected graduation) and an official transcript.
b) Applicants of the Scholarship for MTCSOL Students are required to provide 2 reference letters from professors or associate professors. Those who can provide a notarized employment agreement with teaching institutions are preferred.
C. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall provide the proof of employment as well as a reference letter by the employing institution.
D. Applicants under the age of 18 shall provide certified documents of designation signed by their entrusted legal guardians in China.
E. Applicants shall also provide additional documents required by the host institutions.
五、申请流程 Application Procedure
2018年3月1日起，申请者可登录孔子学院奖学金网站（cis.chinese.cn）申请孔子学院奖学金。Online registration will be available from March 1, 2018 on the Confucius Institute Scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn).
1. 登录孔子学院奖学金网站，查询推荐机构，选择山东大学作为志愿学校；Please log on to search recommending institutions and host institutions，choose Shandong University as your first Preference of Institution；
2. 在线提交申请材料，关注申请进程、审核意见与奖学金评审结果；Upload application materials online, track the application progress, feedback of review and admission results.
3. 奖学金获得者与我校确认办理来华留学手续，在线打印获奖证书；Scholarship holders need to confirm with Shandong University to go through the procedures of studying in China, print out CIS certificate online.
4. 我校发放录取通知书，申请者申请来华学习签证，在规定时间入学报到。 Shandong University sends you the Admission Notice to apply for study visa, register at the designated date and time as per letter of admission.