Below and attached is information regarding an exciting opportunity that has come to the University of Georgia!

A scholarship from the Shandong Regional Government (China) has been allocated to a Georgia (UGA) student, as part of the larger partnership between Shandong and the state of Georgia.   Students should contact Ms. Colleen Larson, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, as soon as possible, particularly if interested in going in the fall, which is preferred.  Some universities in the district offer intensive Chinese language and culture courses.  For other courses of study, students would need to be prepared to take classes in Chinese.

Shandong Partner Region Scholarship Program
Age: 16- 45
Nationality: Partner regions of Shandong Province (Georgia)
Requirement: If student is studying a Chinese language program there are no requirement.
    For degree program we should follow the requirement of the university (refer to the websites below for more information)
Applicant deadline: October 1 for the Spring 2014 semester
                      May 1 for the Autumn 2014 semester
Scholarship amount: 30,000 RMB Yuan  (Covers education-concerning fees and basic living cost )
Time: one semester or two semesters
University: There are 17 universities (colleges) under this program in different cities of Shandong Province.
Jinan University<>
Qingdao University<>
Yantai University<>
Liaocheng University<>
Ludong University<>
Shandong Normal University<>
Qufu Normal University<>
Shandong University of Technology<>
Shandong University of Science and Technology<>
Shandong University of Chinese Traditional Medicine<>
Qingdao University of Science and Technology<>
Qingdao University of Technology<>
Taishan Medical University<>
Weifang Medical University<>
Shandong University of Finance and Economics<>
Shandong Institute of Business and Technology<>
Qingdao University of Agriculture<>

1. The scholarship will be transferred from the government to the university and will cover the registration, tuition, laboratory costs, educational materials, lodging, basic living expenses, and medical insurance"

2.  Pocket money (personal allowance) will be around 1000 RMB Yuan per person per month ($160 USD) and will be given to the student directly
3.  Airfare is not included