Scholarship opportunity with Shanghai University

Shanghai study group

The Confucius Institute offers students of our Chinese language program the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to attend four weeks of intensive Chinese language study at Shanghai University.

This program includes Chinese language classes, cultural activities, as well as a two day trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou. Students will explore fascinating historical and cultural sites, experiment with different art forms, interact with Chinese university students and sample the delights of authentic Chinese cuisine.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Current students of the Confucius Institute’s Chinese language program
  • Possess a non–Chinese passport

Download full program details

The Scholarship will cover:

  • Tuition fee
  • Accommodation
  • Group meals during the course


Participants will need to pay for:

  • Return airfare approx AUD 1,000 with Eastern China Airline (fare may change depend on the time of your booking).
  • Travel insurance from AUD 175 (QBE Insurance)
  • Visa application and services: AUD 98.50 for single entry for Australian Citizens.
  • Personal expenses

Application closing date

Applications are now closed


  • You MUST have a valid passport. If you do not have a passport or if it expires within 6 months of the departure date, you MUST apply for one now.
  • Organise your travel insurance cover. Registrations will only be processed in accompanied by a valid travel insurance policy.
  • Please inform us if you have severe health issues. Submit copies of your visa, travel insurance policy and passport to the Program Administrator.
  • You must organise your own visa for the trip, and make sure you have a valid visa and passport for the duration of your stay in China.
  • You will need to organise an appointment with the China Visa Application Centre. You can visit their website and begin your online visa application.

Contact us

Telephone: 9114 0760

* Disclaimer: Program itinerary is subject to change without prior notice either before departure or after the commencement of the program.