Chinese Government to Offer Hundreds of Scholarships to Black Students

225px-Flag_of_the_People's_Republic_of_China.svgLiu Yandong, the vice premier of the People’s Republic of China, and the highest-ranking education officials in China’s government, announced in Washington, D.C., that her nation would award 1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at historically Black colleges and universities to study in China. These scholarships would pay for study from 3 months to two years at Chinese universities.

In addition, the Chinese government will award 400 scholarships for students from middle school to college to spend two weeks in China over the next four years. These scholarships will be awarded to students who are in congressional districts represented by members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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