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Scholarships 2018

Chinese Government Scholarship
The Shang-Zhih & Lucia Lee Wu 吴尚势与李静安 Scholarship for Chinese Studies Abroad Form |
Sino-USA Friendship Award | Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) Scholarships

Chinese Government Scholarship

From the Chinese Ministry of Education via the Education Office, Consulate General of PRC in Houston

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This prestigious scholarship is offered to students in American educational institutions by the Chinese Ministry of Education via the Consulate General of PRC in Houston. The scholarship is intended to strengthen the educational exchanges and cooperation between China and United States. It provides a full scholarship to study in China for one year. The scholarship recipient may choose a university in China.

This scholarship provides registration fee, tuition, laboratory fee , internship and learning materials. It also provides accommodation, monthly living allowance, and a one-off settlement subsidy. Furthermore, it covers outpatient medical service and insurance. This scholarship is highly competitive. Scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence in, and significant commitment to, the study of Chinese.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Preference will be given to students who have declared majors or minors in Chinese Studies and who are juniors or seniors.
  • Overall minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Overall minimum Chinese GPA of 3.25.
  • Applicants should currently be full time students at the University of Houston.
  • Application essay of good quality.

Application process:

  • Submit 3 copies of the “CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP from the Ministry of Education of P.R. China APPLICATION FORM ”.
  • Submit 3 copies of the candidate’s personal statement in English, stating the reasons for the application. (About 400 words)
  • Submit 1 copy of a recent transcript.

Selection process:

The Chinese Scholarship Committee will select candidates based on academic merit, dedication to the study of the Chinese language and culture, originality and quality of the application statement.

Advertisement of scholarships: All Chinese Program Scholarships are advertised via  classroom announcement, distribution lists, bulletin boards, and university websites.

Please submit your complete application to MCL department 613AH or to your Chinese course instructor by March 1, 2018.


The Shang-Zhih & Lucia Lee Wu 吴尚势与李静安 Scholarship

for Chinese Studies Abroad

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The scholarship is merit-based. The scholarship amount is limited. You are highly recommended to apply for the UH scholarships from Learning Abroad Office, see the information below.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Although not required, preference will be given to students who have declared majors or minors in Chinese studies.
  • Overall minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Overall minimum Chinese GPA of 3.00.
  • Applicants should be full time students at the University of Houston.
  • Application essay of good quality.
  • Although not required, preference will be given to students who enrolled in the Chinese Program during the year 2017-2018.

Application:

Selection process:

The Chinese Scholarship Committee will select candidates based on academic merit, dedication to the study of the Chinese language and culture, originality and quality of the application statement.

Advertisement of scholarships: All Chinese Program Scholarships are advertised via classroom announcement, distribution lists, bulletin boards, and university websites.

FYI: In addition, there are two very popular scholarships at the UH level. You are strongly encouraged to apply:

  1. International Education Fund Scholarship (IEFS),
  2. Passport for Coogs LA: Passport for Coogs - University of Houston

Check for more info and the deadlines:


Sino-USA Friendship Award

The Award is given annually to students who excel in Chinese language courses at UH. It is sponsored by the Education Office of the Consulate General of PRC in Houston. Students who are currently taking Chinese language and culture courses offered by the China program are eligible to apply. Students should write a statement of application and submit it to the instructor of the course. The deadline for the application is March 1st, 2018 each year. Please submit your application statement to your course instructor.


Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) Scholarships

The Taiwan Ministry of Education provides two scholarships:

  • Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES): for Mandarin Chinese language training
  • Taiwan Scholarship: for Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctoral program study

Applications are accepted between February 1 and March 31, 2018.

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

The Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) encourages American students to undertake Mandarin Chinese language training and courses at Chinese language institutes affiliated with universities or colleges in the Republic of China (Taiwan). There are twelve (12) openings available for 2018-2019. Study periods may be from two months to one year, for applicants from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.

Students are responsible for paying tuition, living expenses, but each scholarship recipient will receive a monthly stipend of 25,000 New Taiwan Dollars (approximately $800 per month) to defray these expenses.

Taiwan Scholarship

The Taiwan Scholarship is intended to to support American students pursuing degree programs in the Republic of China (Taiwan). Students must be admitted to a degree program in Taiwan. For detailed instructions and information about this scholarship please download the application materials

Application

Applicants for the HES and Taiwan scholarships must be American nationals above the age of eighteen (18), with a high school diploma or higher degree. Applicants must have excellent academic records, and must be of good moral character. Applications will be submitted to the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Houston. Applicants must submit an application and a Terms of Agreement form (see download files). Potential applicants may also see detailed information on the scholarships and download application materials here:

http://www.moetw.org/search/label/Scholarships

If students have further questions they may the TECO office directly at: 713-840-3850 or contact Professor McArthur (cmmcarth@central.uh.edu).