Master in Teaching Chinese  as a Foreign Language Program

The Masters in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language Program aims to develop professional high-caliber Chinese language teachers for K-12 schools and universities. It is offered by the Ateneo de Manila University Department of Education and Chinese Studies Program in collaboration with Sun Yat-Sen University, Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and the Ateneo Confucius Institute. This Program consists of graduate level subjects in education, advanced Chinese language, and teaching Chinese as a foreign language.  The Program also offers an option to study in China during the Intercession Semester of the first year with subsidy. Furthermore, partial scholarships and subsidies for textbooks related to Teaching Chinese will be available to students.

 

Application Procedure and Requirements

Step 1: Check Eligibility Requirements
Please visit this website to view the Basic Eligibility Requirements for Admission to the Ateneo de Manila University Graduate School

http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/graduate/basic-eligibility-requirements-admission-graduate-school

Applicants must also have at least HSK Level 4 Chinese Proficiency. HSK Certificate must be not dated earlier than January 2016. The Ateneo Confucius Institute shall be offering an HSK Exam for those who do not posses HSK Certification. Please visit this website for more details.
 

Step 2:  Application Proper

Application Procedures and Requirements Filipino Applicants:

http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/graduate/application-procedures-and-requirements-filipino-applicants

Application Procedures and requirements for International Applicants:

http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/graduate/application-procedures-and-requirements-international-applicants

 

Optional Step 3: Apply for Hanban Scholarship

The Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban has allocated an annual scholarship subsidy for Filipino citizens. This will be in the form of 50% tuition fee subsidy and full subsidy for basic and miscellaneous fees. Accepted scholars must maintain an average grade of B+ throughout the course of study and must not have any failing marks. They must also complete the program in two years.

Applicants must submit the following:

1.     Application essay detailing why they deserve to receive the scholarship
2.    Curriculum Vitae highlighting Mandarin Chinese teaching experience
3.    Two recommendation letters from professors, school heads, or department heads.

Applicants must submit the above requirements on or before 15 May 2018 to the Ateneo Confucius Institute office (see addresses below).

Makati City - Salcedo Campus (Main)
6/F, Ateneo Professional Schools
#130 H.V. Dela Costa St.,
Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines
Tel: 894-4513 or 894-4663
Email: ci-makati@ateneoconfucius.com

OR

Quezon City - Loyola Heights Campus
2/F, Room 206 Manila Observatory
Ateneo De Manila University
Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines
Tel: 426-6001 Locals 5288
Email: ci-loyola@ateneoconfucius.com

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed after the departmental interviews. Accepted scholars must maintain an average grade of B+ throughout the course of study and must not have any failing marks. They must also complete the program in two years.

Other Financial Aid Grants by the University

You may also apply for other available grants available through AdMU.  
http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/graduate/financial-aid-graduate-students