Chinese Government Scholarship Programs
Bilateral Program includes a full or partial scholarship established by MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or consensus between Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities or international organizations.
Great Wall Program is a full scholarship established by MOE for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to sponsor students and scholars in developing countries to study and conduct research in China.
Chinese University Program is a full scholarship for designated Chinese universities and certain provincial education offices in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. It only supports graduate students.
WMO Program is the scholarship established by MOE of China for World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to sponsor international students to study and conduct research in meteorology in China.
Chinese Language Programs
The goal of this program, TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp for teachers, in its 11th year, is to develop a cadre of teachers of Mandarin with the dispositions, knowledge, and skills needed to create and support a new generation of highly effective World Language educators. The courses offered in the program are online for all participants and the participants will receive a certificate and materials and resources upon completion of the program. Successful participants will receive three or more credits from Troy University.
TROYSTAR Summer Camp Students Program
TROYSTAR's mission is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking, and teaching critically-needed foreign languages by offering students (K-16) and teachers of these languages creative and engaging summer experiences that strive to exemplify best practices in language education and in language teacher development, forming an extensive community of practice that seeks continuous improvement in such criteria as outcomes-driven program design, standards-based curriculum planning, learner-centered approaches, excellence in selection and development of materials, and meaningful assessment of outcomes.
TROYSTAR Summer Camp Teachers Program
TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp for teachers, in its 11th year, is to develop a cadre of teachers of Mandarin with the dispositions, knowledge, and skills needed to create and support a new generation of highly effective World Language educators. The participants will engage in a professional development program covering online teaching and course design, Second Language Acquisition (SLA) theory and practicum, language and culture instructional methods and assessments, curriculum strategy, language assessment, Chinese language structure and methods of resources selection. Integral to this program will be the development of a professional learning community that will support the participants as they return to their schools and take on the responsibility and challenges of Chinese language teaching.
Welcome to the Confucius Institute at Troy University
Established in 2007, the Confucius Institute at Troy University, with support from Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, is a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education and is charged with bringing to the people of Alabama knowledge of China that will serve the state in the areas of business, education, cultural, and public interests throughout the state of Alabama.
Confucius Classrooms/sites are centers for Chinese culture and language granted to K-12 schools and mentored by Confucius Institutes. Schools can establish Confucius Classrooms by applying for funding from Hanban for this specific purpose and by agreeing to sustain a Chinese language and culture program. These programs can range from grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12, or any combination.