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On July 5, an awarding ceremony of the Scholarship of Wuxi Overseas Friendship Association, Scholarship of Tang Xinghai, Scholarship of Yinhuan Group and Scholarship of Municipal Group was organized in Taihu University of Wuxi, and 300 representatives of excellent students went up on the stage and accepted awards. Chen Derong, a member of the Wuxi Municipal Party Standing Committee and Minister of the United Front Minister of the Wuxi Municipal Party Committee, presented awards for those students in the university.
In recent years, numerous overseas entrepreneurs represented by Rong Family and Tang Family in Wuxi have concerned a lot about and supported the city's education. The Wuxi Overseas Friendship Association has gathered a large batch of overseas Wuxi entrepreneurs and local entrepreneurs warmhearted in public welfare undertakings, and they have established scholarships and grants for teachers in Taihu University of Wuxi so as to support higher education undertaking of the hometown. As an application-oriented undergraduate college jointly built by the province and city, rapid development of Taihu University of Wuxi has gained care and support of entrepreneurs. Reportedly, over 10 enterprises have established scholarships in the university up to now, and batches of excellent teachers and students have been commended, of which grants for rewarding teachers and students have exceeded RMB 2 million every year.
Chen Derong encouraged award-winning students should inflate ambitions, make determination to become useful people, endeavor to cultivate themselves into application-oriented and innovation-oriented talents urgently needed by the society, activity blend in development tide of Wuxi, and become strong talents support for promoting transformation development of the city, thus contributing wisdom and strength to realizing China Dream.