China is now the third most-favoured nation of international students after US and UK.

In the recent years, it has paced up as a host destination and is the fifth-ranked choice for Indians leaving the shores for an education. According to a recent survey conducted by Times Of India, there are now more Indian students studying in China, than there are in the UK! (See Article>>)

Learning Mandarin Chinese opens your doors to numerous opportunities in terms of education and learning. About 15 of our students have received the Chinese Government Scholarships till now. Most of them have been the prestigious Confucius Institute Scholarships for learning Mandarin Chinese. Their scholarships covered their tuition fees for one year/six months, living expenses, accommodation plus a stipend of 2500 RMB (Rs.25,000/month).

Kiran 2Kiran Pachpute, a B.E (E&TC) graduate from the University of Pune, decided to add a skill to his resume. He started studying Mandarin Chinese at The Oriental Dialogue in 2016. He completed his Beginner’s course with us and pursued on to studying the Level 1, 2 and 3. He appeared for his HSK exams along with our classroom tests. He scored a whopping 197/200 in HSK 1, and 283/300 in HSK 3. He is currently studying the language at Zhengzhou University in China and has been offered a full scholarship. 


Vaishnavi PatilMs. Vaishnavi Patil is pursuing her Master’s Degree in China Studies with a concentration in History and Archeology at Yenching Academy of Peking University (Beijing). Prior to this, she completed her Master’s in History of Art from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Before going to China to study at the Peking University, she learnt Mandarin Chinese at The Oriental Dialogue. She completed her Beginners Level, Level 1 and Level 2. 


There are a large number of options available for scholarships to students who want to study in China.

The largest scholarships offered are the Chinese government scholarships which are managed by the China Scholarship Council. The full scholarship typically includes all tuition fees, living expenses, accommodation, and some intercity travel. The amount of living expenses depends on whether you are a Chinese language student, Undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. student.

Another agency named Scholarship-Positions offers very good grants, scholarships and financial aids for Graduate & Undergraduate students. Some of the (many) best fully-funded programmes offered for 2018 are listed here. The subjects range from learning International Business, Finance, International Law, Trade Law & Economics, Public Administration, Art & Architecture, Computer & Technical Sciences, Life Sciences to Mandarin Chinese Language and Literature along with Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Another portal which we recommend is CUCAS (China’s University and College Admission System). They also have a scholarships section.