CUDOS student receives national award from the People’s Republic of China


Congratulations to Young Zhang, who received an award yesterday for Outstanding Self-Financed Overseas Chinese Student from the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Sydney. Developed in 2003 by the China Scholarship Council, the award is based on academic merit and encourage international students to achieve first-class results during their studies. Award winners receive US$6000 to further develop or finance their studies.

Fifteen students were awarded the scholarship in NSW with a total of 500 awards granted each year all over the world. The China Scholarship Council is the Chinese Ministry of Education’s non-profit organisation that provides student financial aid to Chinese citizens and foreigners to study abroad or in China.