Students of the Confucius Institute for Scotland who either hold a degree or who are in Higher Education are eligible to apply for a sponsored space on this year’s four week Shanghai Summer School running from 14 July – 11 Aug 2019. It is recommended that applicants should hold an HSK exam certificate though this is not essential. The programme will deliver formal language and cultural sessions at the University of Shanghai with a wide range of cultural experiences as summarised below.
Four great weeks of language and culture
This is a great opportunity if you can spend four weeks abroad this summer. The scholarship covers airport pick-up, tuition fee, registration fee, accident insurance fee, self catering accommodation (twin room), and the costs of group activities listed in the schedule. All of these costs are covered by Shanghai’s Municipal Government. If successful in your scholarship application you will need to cover the cost of round-trip air tickets, visa fee, personal expenses and any meals that are not included in group activities.
So far, nine of our Confucius Institute evening class students have taken up the scholarship to Shanghai. Each returned full of enthusiasm for the programme and with substantially improved Chinese language skills!
Shanghai University Accommodation and services
The programme is funded by Shanghai Municipal Government and is organised by Shanghai University where participants on the programme will be based. Accommodation is in twin rooms with air conditioning, telephone network interface and separate bathroom facilities. There are public kitchens, laundry rooms and fridges in the dorm. The location is very convenient with restaurants, supermarkets and convenience stores nearby.
This fantastic opportunity is only being offered to students at Confucius Institutes whose Chinese partner university is based in Shanghai and we have one place to offer.
Contact us for more info
If you are interested in this programme please do get in touch with Institute staff either by email, phone or in person as suits. We can provide a detailed day by day programme and the application form along with any more information you may require. If we receive more applications than we have spaces, then applications will be assessed and places will be allocated using a pre-determined set of criteria.
Deadline for formal application – 11 May 2018
The deadline for application for the Shanghai Summer School is 6 May 2019. So get in touch soon and good luck to any of our students interested in this great opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!