On December 31, the award ceremony for the 2015 Shandong University President's Scholarship and National Scholarship was held in Central Campus. Zhang Rong, President of SDU, attended the ceremony and presented certificates to the President's Scholarship winners.
President Zhang Rong addressed the ceremony
President Zhang Rong congratulated all the winners. He said that the President's Scholarship and National Scholarship are awards for the students' long-term efforts in all aspects. SDU is accepting and adapting itself to the new standards and requirements proposed by the country to become a world-class university and cultivate talents, with the final goal to nurture the students to be excellent, and support their growth and development. He noted that students are more "works" of their own than "products" of the university and teachers; they are both service recipients of the university and its partners in talent cultivation. Zhang hoped that all the students can achieve self-fulfillment through bearing social responsibilities, strive to be pacesetters of national development and revival with an international outlook, and become innovative talents who have the spirit of "makers". He encouraged the students to bear the three promises in mind, that is, promise for truth, promise for history and promise for the people.
Tong Xinghua (the first on the right), Deputy Secretary of CPC committee of SDU, presented the certificates to the representative winners of the National Scholarship
Vice President Liu Jianya (left) announced the Recognition Decision on the Winners of 2015 President's Scholarship of SDU; Vice President Hu Jinyan (right) hosted the ceremony
Tong Xinghua, Deputy Secretary of CPC Committee of SDU, presented the certificates to the representative winners of the National Scholarship. Vice President Liu Jianya announced the Recognition Decision on the Winners of 2015 President's Scholarship of SDU. The ceremony was hosted by Vice President Hu Jinyan. Jia Lei, the Secretary of the President of SDU and Executive Deputy Dean of Graduate School, announced the Recognition Decision on the Winners of 2015 National Scholarship of SDU. Director of the Students' Affairs Department Wang Hao and Director of the Graduate Student Affairs Department Lu Tongchao introduced the processes of choosing the award recipients for undergraduate and graduate students separately.
Wankang (left), a 2013 junior from School of management and Miao Hongpei (right), a 2012 doctoral student from School of Political Science and Public Administration gave speeches as representatives
Wan Kang, a 2013 junior from School of management and Miao Hongpei, a 2012 doctoral student from School of Political Science and Public Administration gave speeches as representatives. Others who attended the ceremony were heads of related departments, officials of all schools responsible for student affairs and winners of the President's Scholarship and National Scholarship for this year.
The President's Scholarship was set up in 1991 as the most prestigious scholarship for students in SDU. It has been granted to 25 batches of 1284 SDU students in total. Winners of the scholarship are students with high comprehensive quality, and at the same time they are granted the honor of "all-round development pacesetter". This year, 5 Single Awards of President's Scholarship including Ethic Award, Innovative Research Award, Entrepreneurial Practice Award, Social Services Award and Cultural and Sports Award are restored to be granted to undergraduates who are excellent in relative field.
The National Scholarship is financially supported by the Chinese Central Government. Undergraduate and graduate students in their second year or higher who perform extremely well can be awarded. The National Scholarship for undergraduates was established in 2002, and has been awarded to 7985 SDU undergraduates, while the National Scholarship for postgraduates, which was established in 2012. has been granted to 574 postgraduates and 1265 Ph.D. students in SDU.
Translated by: Song Yijun
Photo by: Yang Yunlei
Edited by: Xie Tingting, Pu Yang