The Hong Kong Polytechnic University will provide full scholarship to Myanmar students, the local weekly Pyi Myanmar reported on Wednesday.
The weekly Pyi Myanmar cited Myanmar representative in the university, the Future Way Education and Service as reporting that the scholarship will be reserved for 10 outstanding Myanmar students to join the polytechnic university which is set to open in September next year and the closing date for the scholarship application is fixed for March 31, 2009.
According to the report, Hong Kong Tourism Ambassador and world-known movie star Jackie Chan is occasionally invited to conduct lecture on subjects related to movie and tourism.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was first established in 1937 under its previous name "Government Trade School" until 1994.It has become an international-level institution standing as one of the institutions in Hong Kong which has the highest number of students.
The report added that the university now has 26,000 students majoring a total of 130 subjects.
(Xinhua News Agency December 4, 2008)