21 International Students Win the First Chengdu Youcheng Award

On the afternoon of June 17, the awarding ceremony for the first session of Governmental Scholarship for Foreign Students from the International Sister Cities of Chengdu was held in Chengdu Financial Center.21 Foreign Students studying in SCU won the award and attended the awarding ceremony.They are from the sister cities of Chengdu respectively -Honolulu and Houston of USA, Patan of Nepal and Bangalore of India. Jenny Jacob Thomas, one of our students from USA accepted on behalf of the prize-winners the certificate of honor awarded by Chengdu Municipal Standing Committee member, Executive Vice Mayor Zhu Zhihong.The prize-winners expressed their pleasure to receive this honor and their determination to study hard and to play a good communication messager role between Chengdu and sister cities.

52 Foreign Students won this scholarship this time, they are from 13 international sister cities and friendly cooperative cities of Chengdu. The winners from SCU accounted for 40% of total number of the winners.

Representatives from America Consulate-General and Thailand Consulate-General in Chengdu, Chengdu Foreign Affairs Office director, related leaders from municipal Education Bureau and Finance Bureau attended the awarding ceremony.The teachers from Foreign Students Office of SCU and some MBBS(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery,

students attended this ceremony.