Opportunities within The Confucius Institute


We support our students in applying for a range scholarships to fund study abroad opportunities in China. These are a selection of some of the scholarships available to students.

Confucius Institute Scholarship

The Confucius Institute Scholarship aims to foster Chinese language learning and facilitate the promotion of Chinese language and culture. The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation costs and living expenses during the scholarship holder's time studying at the host institution in China.


The Confucius Institute scholarship supports outstanding students recommended by Confucius Institutes to study in universities in China.

Students are required to show their dedication to the study of Chinese language and culture and must, therefore, meet several scholarship criteria (released shortly before online applications open each year) including successfully passing Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) examinations.

Application & Registration

Applications for the Confucius Institute scholarships are made via an online portal.

We assist and support all our undergraduate students with their scholarship applications throughout the second year in the run-up to the year abroad.

Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship

The Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship, otherwise known as the Freshman Scholarship, is funded by Beijing Municipal Government. The scholarship aims to fully or partially fund tuition fees for international students studying in Beijing. 


This scholarship is given to students who have proven their diligence in their studies and is, therefore, dependant upon attendance and grades.

Students are only eligible for this scholarship if they are not currently in receipt of a scholarship issued by Beijing Municipal Government or Hanban.

Application & Registration

During our undergraduate students' year abroad and for graduated students studying for an additional year in China, we work with one of our partner universities (Capital Normal University) to apply for this scholarship on your behalf, therefore, it is not necessary to make individual applications for this scholarship.