Monthly Archives: February 2010

Scholarships to China – deadline 30 March

Scholarships to China focusing on are on offer from the Confucius Institute Headquarters to enable those studying and/or teaching Chinese as a second language, to have the chance to study Chinese language and culture in China.

A number of scholarships focusing on Literature, Education, History and Chinese Traditional Medicine lasting between one semester and two years are available under this programme from the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

These scholarship are offered to enable those studying and/or teaching Chinese as a second language to have the chance to study in China for a period of one semester, one year or even for a full two year Masters course.

The application procedure is set out in the PDF attached here.

Application forms can be found on this website page.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is Tuesday 30 March. Please feel free to contact us for an initial discussion or if you have any questions.

Chinese Bridge – Competition

For the opportunity to win a trip to China and other amazing prizes read on to discover more about this global language and cultural competition.

Since its launch in 2002 over 50,000 students from 59 countries have participated and almost 600 students have been invited to China to attend the semi-finals and finals.

In addition to testing language proficiency, the competition test knowledge of China, cultural skills and understanding. There is huge scope to demonstrate cultural skills and understanding through e.g. Kongfu, Taichi, calligraphy, music, paper-cutting etc. As well as Grand First, Second and Third prizes there are a number of special awards for individuals such as Best Presentation, Best Performance, Best Eloquence, Best Tutor etc.

Those preliminary contest winners are invited to the finals in China and will have a very good chance to win a scholarship to further their Chinese studies in China.

The 9th `Chinese Bridge` competition will take place in London on Saturday 13th March 2010. For more info please visit the Chinese Bridge website