Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad
This award was founded by the Chinese government with the purpose of rewarding the academic excellence of Chinese PhD students studying overseas without any financial aid from Chinese government. No more than 500 PhDs will be granted this award each year all over the world.
Jun. 14th 2016, I received this award with ranking #1 in France. See the list of winners (in Chinese)
There were 15 winners in France in 2015; each one was granted a $6,000 scholarship.
In the ceremony, I was invited to give a speech as the representative of all recipients in France.