The Confucius Institute is offering a fully funded scholarship to qualified postgraduate students to study in China.
The purpose of this scholarship is to cultivate qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitate the promotion of Chinese language and culture.
Confucius Institute is a non-profit public educational organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, whose stated aim is to promote Chinese language and culture, support local Chinese teaching internationally, and facilitate cultural exchanges.The organization also promotes the interests of the Chinese Communist Party in the countries in which it operates.
The Confucius Institute program began in 2004 and is overseen by Hanban (officially the Office of Chinese Language Council International). The institutes operate in co-operation with local affiliate colleges and universities around the world, and financing is shared between Hanban and the host institutions. The related Confucius Classroom program partners with local secondary schools or school districts to provide teachers and instructional materials.