China awards annual scholarships to Sri Lankan students

Today ( 8 August 2019), Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan has hosted a ceremony to award the Chinese Government Full Scholarship to 24 Sri Lankan students. The ceremony was held in the Chinese Embassy in Colombo.

Among the 24 Scholarship winners, 10 for Bachelor degree and 14 for Doctoral degree in different fields like medicine, architecture, translation, E-business, Psychology, Food Science and Engineering etc.

Annual Chinese scholarships for Sri Lankans 

The awardees will go to China this September to continue their higher education in well-known universities like Dalian Medical University, Beijing Language and Culture University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan University and others. The full scholarship will cover the tuition, lodging, living allowance and medical insurance throughout the whole academic years, which values up to Rs. 2,500,000 annually.

At the ceremony, Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan also presented a cheque to Sri Lankan government, for another donation of Rs. 5,300,000 for the “Chinese Ambassador Scholarship” annual program 2019, awarding 106 students with Rs. 50,000 each in 2019.


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