Between February to May (no later than May 10th) of each year, applicants shall go to the CI scholarship website at http://cis.chinese.cn apply for CIS ID, fill in the application form and attach with some documents of proof.
Step 2:提交材料（Material submission）
Confucius Institutes / Independent Classrooms, or Embassies (Consulate-General) of China, or China host institutes shall log on the Website at http://cic.chinese.cn, take the applications and make recommendations based on performance of the applicants.
Eligibility of applicants are reviewed by the host institutes, and nominations are submitted to the Headquarters.
CI Headquarters experts will assess all applications and announce scholarship holders in July based on the applicants’ performance. Finalists will be informed, and materials for registration will be sent by recommending institutions.