2013 Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Contest at GWU

The George Washington University is hosting "Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Contest” in the Greater D.C. area again in 2013, sponsored by the Jiangsu International Cultural Exchange Center, Nanjing University in China, and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, GWU in U.S. 

The 2013 speech contest is open to undergraduate students studying Chinese in colleges and universities in the greater Washington Metropolitan area. Up to sixteen (16) finalists will be selected for the Final Round and each will receive an award.

Awards

Maximum Two (2) 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. The scholarship will be covered by Chinese Sponsors, which includes full tuition, housing, medical insurance and monthly living stipend. 

Gold Award winners may apply for any Master’s Program available at Nanjing University and should start the program in September 2014.

 

2. Winners will receive full tuition funding support from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for a full semester, which will be February to June or September to December in 2014. In addition to the tuition support, winners will receive a total of RMB 5,000 living stipend as well as USD 1,500 towards international airfare.

 

3. Winners can also choose the “Eight-Day Tour in Jiangsu Province” in summer 2014; the tour will be fully funded by the Chinese Sponsor(s).

Maximum Five (5) 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 days touring Jiangsu Province in summer 2014. The Chinese Sponsor(s) are funding all of the costs associated with the “Eight-Day Tour in Jiangsu Province” including round-trip international airfare, local lodging, meal and local transportation in China. The Silver Award recipients are responsible for obtaining visas to China and the purchase of their own medical insurance. Any costs not mentioned above will be the responsibility of the award recipients.

 

2. Winners will receive tuition funding support from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for a full semester, which will be February to June or September to December in 2014. In addition to the tuition support, winners will receive a total of RMB 5,000 living stipend as well as USD 750 towards international airfare.

 

Maximum Nine (9) Bronze Awards

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

1. Winners will receive full tuition funding support from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for a full semester, which will be February to June or September to December in 2014. In addition to the tuition support, winners will receive a total of RMB 5,000 living stipend.

 

2. Winners will receive full tuition funding support from the Institute of International Students of Nanjing University to study Chinese at Nanjing University for 4 weeks, which will be May to July in 2014. In addition to the tuition support, winners will receive a total of RMB 3,000 living stipend.


Sponsors

Jiangsu International Cultural Exchange Center, China

Institute for International Students, Nanjing University, China

Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, The George Washington University

Confucius Institute, The George Washington University, U.S. & China

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