Chinese Language Institute Immersion Program Scholarship, 2020

The Chinese Language Institute is offering the Immersion Program Scholarship for the academic year 2020/2021. This scholarship aims to support outstanding students pursuing immersion and study abroad programs in Chinese language and cultural studies.

About the Chinese Language Institute: Based in China, the Chinese Language Institute (CLI) is dedicated to providing intensive language immersion programs and study abroad options for students from diverse backgrounds. With a focus on excellence in teaching and program management, CLI offers opportunities for students to learn Chinese in Guilin and through online language classes.

Application Deadline: Rolling basis

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: China
  • Course Level: Immersion Program in Chinese language and cultural studies
  • Admissible Criteria:
    • Applicants must hold a previous year degree.
    • Financial need and academic merit will be considered for selection.

How to Apply:

  • Interested applicants should email CLI’s Admissions Manager with responses to specified questions.
  • The subject line of the email should be “CLI Scholarship – Immersion Program.”

Supporting Documents:

  • Applicants must submit a 200–400-word essay addressing two questions:
    1. What are the three main reasons you wish to learn the Chinese language?
    2. How does Chinese language proficiency align with your short- and long-term personal, professional, and academic goals?

Admission Requirements:

  • Selection will be based on financial need and academic merit.

Language Requirement:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.


  • CLI offers several scholarships of $250 and $500 each year to highly talented students participating in the intensive language immersion program and study abroad options.

The Chinese Language Institute Immersion Program Scholarship provides a valuable opportunity for Chinese students to pursue language and cultural studies. With a focus on excellence and a commitment to student success, CLI aims to support students in achieving their academic and professional goals. Prospective applicants should ensure they meet the eligibility criteria and submit their applications in a timely manner to be considered for this scholarship.

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