Clifford Peng Incentive Fund

2008-07-12 08:57:51   China Soong Ching Ling Foundation

To encourage and attract students from Taiwan to study traditional Chinese medicine in Chinese Mainland, and to enhance cross-strait cultural and educational exchanges, Clifford Group donated RMB5 million yuan to China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) in January of 2007 to set up "Clifford Peng Incentive Fund". The fund is to reward students who come from Taiwan to Chinese Mainland to study traditional Chinese medicine between the years 2007 and 2011.

1. Target Universities: Jinan University, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

2. Scope of the Award: to select 12 outstanding undergraduate and masters students from Taiwan who are studying traditional Chinese medicine in the target universities (30 students in Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine), 150 students in total.

3. Amount: 5,000 yuan per person per year (2,000 yuan in cash and 3,000 yuan to finance the student in participating in exchange visits and other activities).

4. Activities: to organize recipients to participate in a five-year summer camp to visit Chinese medicine hospitals in various places for better understanding of the long history of the Chinese mainland and enhance their sense of national pride.

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