The Chinese government has approved a total of 190 full scholarships to Liberia’s elite and provides the Ambassador’s scholarships to more than 100 students of excellence from the University of Liberia, Tubman University and Cuttington University yearly.
Many of the beneficiaries are billed to leave for China soon.
The disclosure was made by China’s Ambassador to Liberia, Ren Yisheng, disclosed at a pre-departure ceremony held at the Embassy near Monrovia.
In his words, “I’m pleased to inform you that, for the 2020–2023 period, the Chinese government will provide a total of 190 full scholarships to Liberian elites, many of whom are leaving for China soon.”
Further, the Chinese Diplomat said the embassy would provide the Ambassador’s scholarships to more than 100 students of excellence from the University of Liberia, Tubman University, and Cuttington University every year, which has helped the fostering of talents in Liberia.
Amb. Ren said China and Liberia are good friends and good brothers. “The Chinese people and relevant universities warmly welcome Liberian students to China for study and stay. I hope that the students will make the best use of the opportunity to study in China.”
He also encouraged recipients of the scholarship to work hard on their Chinese language skills and professional knowledge, gain an in-depth understanding of Chinese culture, and experience the historic development and achievements China has made over the years.