|By PR Newswire||
|March 21, 2014 06:00 AM EDT||
BEIJING, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the development of the country's exhibition industry, Reed Exhibitions Greater China has joined once more with Beijing International Studies University, for the prestigious Reed Exhibitions Greater China Scholarship. The aim of the award is to encourage students to pursue academic accreditation in event management and to cultivate their commitment to the exhibition industry. The scholarship, held for the second time, also creates a powerful link to a future career with the global leading exhibitions organizer, Reed Exhibitions Greater China. Six universities from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou nominated students for the RX China Scholarship. The Scholarship, to be awarded to 50 students, is worth a total of RMB 135,000 each year.
The Reed Exhibitions Scholarship Evaluation Committee is made up of Reed management, members of the China Exhibition Education Association and other industry experts. The grants will be presented by the President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China and the Chancellor of the Exhibition Education Association every November, at the start of the new academic year.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Reed Exhibitions Greater China President, Nat Wong, explained the motivation behind the initiative: "We created the Reed Exhibitions Greater China Scholarship because it was important for us to attract, motivate and facilitate bright minds into the event management industry. We're proud to award grants to outstanding young talents who want to serve China's M.I.C.E. trade through the exhibition industry. As China's leading event organizer, Reed is dedicated to developing trade exhibitions and promoting international trade, while also taking an active role in the communities in which we operate. This scholarship is just one of many ways in which we try to demonstrate leadership and good corporate citizenship."
The Scholarship signing ceremony was held on March 20, 2014, at Beijing International Studies University. The Reed Exhibitions Greater China Scholarship is prestigious in that it is awarded to young students who have demonstrated academic excellence, as well as a firm commitment to contributing to the sustainable success of the country's exhibition trade. The Scholarship recipients have impeccable character and a strong interest in community well-being. Further criteria are a track record of academic excellence, a propensity for innovation and a strong ability to comprehend holistic concepts
In addition to internship at Reed, students who successfully win the scholarship for three consecutive years will potentially get full-time job opportunities, in its Beijing, Shanghai or Shenzhen offices.