Interview for Presidential Scholarship 2017 Issued by Hengshun Zhongsheng and Zimbabwe Government Has Been Started

From: 2017-05-18

On May 17th, the second batch of international students in China participated in the interview for “presidential scholarship issued by Hengshun Zhongsheng and Zimbabwe government”. 100 candidate students were remotely connected online with professors from Ocean University of China for interviews in Presidential Scholarship Department Building of Zimbabwe Government and Headquater of Hengshun Zhongsheng Group in Qindao City,Shandong Province in China.


Huang Ping, Ambassador in the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Zimbabwe, has attached great importance to the interview of the students by specially assigning Ding Song, the Director of the Cultural Affairs Department of the Embassy, to provide guidance and assistance on site. On behalf of the Chinese Embassy in Zimbabwe, Director Ding Song expressed his greetings to the professors from Ocean University of China and the Zimbabwean students who participated in the interview.


Gao Jintian, a professor of International Trade College in Ocean University of China who has been involved in interview of this project for two consecutive years, said that the Zimbabwean students taking part in the interview had excellent academic performance and they performed very well. He strengthened that it was difficult to choose the suitable students deserving the scholarship because there wasn’t any huge gap among those candidate students. “50 students selected to be enrolled in the University performed well later in their study last year and we’re earnestly waiting for new group of students of this year.” Ning Aihua, Dean of the International Educational College of Ocean University of China explained.



Liu Baixue, Manager at subsidiary office of Hengshun Zhongsheng in Zimbabwe, who is responsible for the students enrollments work, said: "The Group's first batch of scholarship project had aroused great concern locally in Zimbabwe in 2016. More than 500 students had registered to apply for this scholarship within a week upon releasing of the policy of this year. President Robert Gabriel Mugabe attached great importance to the screening of the students and has personally selected 100 excellent students in all aspects from the 500 students who have all met the standards to participate in the interview.


Waiting for the interview, the 19-year-old boy, Ernasi Siyanka said to the staff excitedly that he had been a candidate student majoring in Chinese this time and was very lucky to be in this interview as a member selected out of more than 500 qualified students meeting the interview requirements. He said if he would be confirmed to be qualified to gain this scholarship, he would  cherish this opportunity to learn Chinese language and know about Chinese cultural and history. He also hoped to choose translation as his career in the future and in this way he could contribute himself utmost to mutual friendship and development of both the countries.