East China Normal University Global Education Center
International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
Category of Enrollment

Full-time Ph.D Program

Program: Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)

Period: 4 years


Application Target

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health. Well performed both academically and behaviorally. 

Applicants should be friendly to China, have no criminal record, and abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese government and the rules and regulations of the school.

Applicants ommitted to the Chinese language education and related work.

Degree Requirement

Applicants shall be Master degree holders with majors related with TCSOL, linguistics, International Chinese Education, Education and so on. 

Applicants shoule have the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2024. Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45.

Language Requirement

Applicants should have a minimum score of 200 in HSK Test (Level 6) as well as 60 in HSKK test (High Level). Applicants who are able to provide notarized document of the employment agreement or related proofs upon completing study in China are preferred.

Scholarship Coverage

Exempt from tuition fee. 

Provide accommodation on campus: economic double room (public restroom). If you choose to live off-campus and get approval from the university, off-campus living allowance is 1000 RMB/month/person. 

Living allowance: 3500 RMB/month.

Provide comprehensive medical care insurance for International Students: 800 RMB/person/year.

Application Deadline

May 15 (programmes commencing in September).

Application Procedures

Step 1: Apply Online

1. Submit ECNU online application and pay application fee

Applicant should register and apply online through http://lxsapply.ecnu.edu.cn/. Submit online application and pay application fee.

2. Submit ICLTS online application

Applicant should register and apply online through http://cis.chinese.cn from Mar 1 to May 15. Submit online application and download the application form. 


Step 2: Contact with your recommending institutions

What are the recommending Institutions?

I. Confucius Institutes and Confucius classrooms which have been in operation for more than six months. For more information, please refer to www.hanban.org.

II. Testing centers for Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) which have the right to recommend Confucius Institute Scholarship candidates. For information, please refer to www.chinesetest.cn.

III. Oversea organizers of Chinese Bridge Competition: education and cultural offices (groups) of China’s oversea embassies (consulates), Confucius Institute and relevant educational institutions. For further information, please consult


Notice: If you will choose ECNU as your recommending institution, please download the recommendation letter on this page.

Step 3: Wait for interview notice

We will contact the applicants via emails or phone calls during the enrollment. Please be sure that you provided with valid contact information.

Step 4: Track Application Status Online

Check your email or login on your ECNU online application account to track your application status.

* Make sure your email address is correct and check your email occasionally, you will receive some IMPORTANT INFORMATION, eg. the arrangement of interview etc.

Step 5: Admission and University Enrollment

The final result of your application will be announced both in your application account and on the noticeboard of Global Education Center website (http://lxs.ecnu.edu.cn/). Admitted students must register on time with the original graduation certificate and degree certificate. Students would not register, if they could not provide the relevant graduation certificate and degree certificate.


1. Incomplete or unqualified applications will not be processed.

2. Applicants will be disqualified from application in case of fraudulent application materials or application materials are completed and submitted by someone else.

3. Scholarship winners who cannot register with the host institutions on time should inform the host institution about the reasons in written form within 15 days before the admission date. For those who do not register as requested without reason, the scholarship will be canceled.

4. Students who fail to pass the pre-enrollment medical examination, withdraw from school midway, or fail to report to school or suspend their studies without permission will be disqualified for scholarship.

Contact Us

Global Education Center, ECNU

Address: Room 253, Physics building, 3663 Zhongshan North Road,200062

Contact phone number: +86-6223-2013

E-mail: lxs@ecnu.edu.cn


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Recommendation Letter from ECNU


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