2021 Chinese Ambassador’s Scholarship Awards

The Confucius Institute of the University of Cape Coast (CIUCC) has held the 2021 Chinese Ambassador’s Scholarship Awards. The awards were presented to 117 students from the BA Chinese programme. (Level 100 and 200), University Primary School, Penuel International School, Westend International School, University Practice SHS, Westend University College, Takoradi Technical University and Cape Coast Technical University.


In his welcome remarks, Prof. Ishmael Mensah, Ghana Director of the Confucius Institute, said that the Awards ceremony formed part of the 5th Anniversary celebrations of the Confucius Institute in the University of Cape Coast. He mentioned that the core mandate of the Confucius Institute is to promote the Chinese language and culture, thereby serving as a bridge between the people of China and Ghana. In pursuit of this mandate, the Confucius institute has established a number of training centres, introduced a number of Chinese language courses both at UCC and the other training centres, and organized several Chinese cultural and academic events. He attributed a significant part of their success to the support of the management of the University of Cape Coast and the Hunan City University.


On behalf of the awardees, Mr. Meshach Asmah, delivered an acceptance speech, expressing his gratitude to the teachers of CIUCC for their support, and his determination to improve his Chinse language skills.


Prof. Ou Yamei, the Chinese Coordinator in her closing remarks, expressed appreciation to all the Chinese teachers for their guidance, dedication and devotion to students despite the covid-19 pandemic. She also expressed gratitude to the Chinese Embassy for their support.