Students from Enping City, Guangdong province who are admitted to Tsinghua University or Beijing University will be rewarded with scholarships of 1,000,000 RMB or more along with a house. It is supplemented by the Enping Special Fund for Promotion of Education Development, in an attempt to revive Enping’s education industry, Nandu News reports.
The 30,000,000 RMB fund rewards students and teaching staff admitted to Beijing University and Tsinghua University, widely considered two of the best colleges in China, in 2015 -2021. A total of 5,000,000 RMB will be distributed each year.
If three or more people are admitted to one of the above universities, an extra 1,000,000 RMB will be added with every person admitted. If one student is admitted, 1,000,000 RMB will be given to the student. The teachers of the student in primary school and high school (except the last year) will be given 600,000 RMB. The teachers of the student in his or her last year of high school will receive 1,600,000 RMB.
The rewarded students must take college entrance exam in Enping and be admitted by Beijing University or Tsinghua University. They should have been registered under an Enping household for at least five years and must have studied in high school for at least three years. To qualify, students must also have graduated from an Enping high school.
The Enping government also set up an Education Development Fund of 6,000,000 RMB to reward schools with outstanding academic achievements.
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By Christy Lau