Launched in March 2010, APFNet Scholarship Program has successfully completed its funding grants to 8 fellowship students for academic year2010 anda welcomeparty was held on September 10, 2010 in Beijing.
At the reception, Mr Qu Guilin, General Director of APFNet Secretariat warmly welcomed all the students coming to Beijing Forestry University (BFU) for the 2-year master’s program and wished a great progress to be achieved to build on their future careers. Mr. Luo Youqing, vice president of BFU stressed the importance of APFNet Scholarship Program in support of higher education to enhance regional forestry and promised that BFU, as the first host university of the Program, will make great efforts to ensure the success of the Program.
The fellowship students, all with forestry background, are from Thailand, Cambodia, Lao, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea. They expressed their thanks to APFNet for sponsoring study opportunities in BFU and the chance to experience academic atmosphere and culture in China. According to the Program curriculum, the course session will commence soon.