2017 Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Contest

The 7th Annual Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Contest will commence on Friday, August 28, 2017. The Final Round of the competition  at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, October 29, 2017.

2017 Awards – University Student Contestant Group 

(Subject to Slight Change; 2017 Awards To Be Confirmed)

Up to Two Gold Awards

Winners will receive the Gold Award Certificate and one of the following three awards of their choice:

  1. Winners will receive a full scholarship to complete a Master’s Degree at Nanjing University (2-3 Years). The scholarship will be covered by Chinese Sponsors, which includes full tuition, housing, medical insurance and monthly stipend of 3,000 RMB. Medical Insurance needs to be provided by a company which is approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Gold Award winners may apply for any Master’s Program available at Nanjing University and should start the program in September 2018. Applicants choosing this option must apply by March 1, 2018. Applicant must complete all necessary steps, including completing online application and submitting all required materials to NJU, in order to be awarded the scholarship. Details can be found via the following page: Institute for International Students Nanjing University. Contact Person: Ms. TAO Jia (Tel: +86-25-83593586; email: jtao@nju.edu.cn)
  2. Winners will receive a scholarship toward tuition from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for a full semester, which will be September to December in 2018. In addition to the tuition support, winners will receive a total stipend of USD $1,500 towards international airfare, contingent upon student fulfilling required reimbursement procedures set by NJU. If you choose this award option, please contact the Advising Office and Study Abroad Office of your home institution to verify credit transfer and other related matters.
  3. Winners can also choose the “Eight-Day Tour in Jiangsu Province” in summer 2018; the tour will be fully funded by the Chinese Sponsors.

Up to Six Silver Awards

Winners will receive the Silver Award Certificate and one of the following two awards of their choice:

  1. The winners will spend 8 day cultural & experiential learning tour of Jiangsu province in summer 2018. The Chinese Sponsors are funding all of the costs associated with this tour including one round-trip international airfare, local lodging, meal and local transportation in China. The Silver Award recipients are responsible for obtaining visas to China, initial purchase of flight ticket and the purchase of their own medical insurance. Any costs not mentioned above will be the responsibility of the award recipients. Applicants choosing this option must apply by March 1, 2018.  Contact Person: Ms. XIA Wenyi (Tel: +86-180-1212-4646; Email: 340415058@qq.com)
  2. Winners will receive a scholarship toward tuition from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for a full semester, September to December in 2018. In addition to the tuition support, winners will receive a total stipend USD $ 750 towards international airfare. If you choose this award option, please contact the study abroad office of your home institution to verify credit transfer and other related matters.  The Silver Award recipients are responsible for obtaining visas to China, initial purchase of flight ticket and the purchase of their own medical insurance. Any other costs not mentioned above will be the responsibility of the award recipients.  Applicants choosing this option must apply by March 1, 2018.  Contact Person:  QIAN Yue (Tel: +86-25-8359-3586; Email: qy_1218@qq.com)

Up to Ten Bronze Awards

Winners will receive the Bronze Award Certificate and one of the following two awards of their choice:

  1. Winners will receive a scholarship toward tuition from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for a short-term summer language program from Mid May to Early June 2018.  If you choose this award option, please contact the study abroad office of your home institution to verify credit transfer and other related matters. Recipients are responsible for obtaining visas to China, international airfare and the purchase of their own medical insurance. Any other costs not mentioned above will be the responsibility of the award recipients.  Applicants choosing this option must apply by March 1, 2018.  Contact Person:  QIAN Yue (Tel: +86-25-8359-3586; Email: qy_1218@qq.com).

For general inquiries or participant questions, please contact Molly Mroch of the GW Confucius Institute Office.

Molly Mroch (茉莉)
Program Coordinator
GW Confucius Institute
The George Washington University
Office: 202-994-4808
Email: molly_mroch@gwu.edu