In the morning of November 18, TCL Corporation and Huizhou University Strategic Cooperation Agreement was signed at Huizhou University together with a celebration ceremony for the establishment of an Industry-Academy Cooperation Base. At the ceremony, TCL Corporation announced its establishment of “TCL Ambition Scholarship”, which will be operated by TCL Public Welfare Fund.
Under the framework of this agreement, TCL and Huizhou University shall give full play to the advantages of both sides, in line with the principle of "resources sharing, mutual benefit, and common development", to conduct cooperation projects in areas such as education, science and technology, and talent sharing. Proposed cooperation programs include: (1) educational resource sharing -- Huizhou University will provide technical and other training and consultant services to TCL where necessary. (2) Both parties will carry out necessary technical collaboration and conduct training programs in management, marketing, humanities, liberal arts, and other topics. (3) Huizhou University will teachers with needed expertise to join R&D programs and academic programs of TCL in developing new products and new technologies. (4) TCL will provide internship opportunities for Huizhou University students and participate in talent training, R&D programs, teaching reform, and textbook preparation where necessary. And , (5) The two sides plan to jointly set up studios, a collaborative innovation centers, and an engineering R&D center.
"TCL Ambition Scholarship" is to be started with an amount of RMB1 million per year. Huizhou University and TCL will jointly set up a review board to handle the awarding. Each year, 100 qualified students will funded with RMB2,000 per person. The scholarship aims to support those underprivileged students who work hard and help others. The scholarship also puts priority on criteria such as positive attitudes towards life and social responsibility.
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President Peng Yonghong of Huizhou University expressed his thanks to TCL for its generous support on behalf of the college management. Peng spoke highly of TCL for its excellent performance in corporate social responsibility in recent years, especially its strong support to educational programs. Peng expressed his determination in carrying out sound partnership programs with TCL in talents preparation and others. The president called on his students to cherish the opportunity to study hard and upgrade personal competence in a comprehensive way at Huizhou University and will grow to be qualified talents with strong abilities and a sense of responsibility.
TCL Group Vice President Xu Fang sated that as the only Huizhou-based university, Huizhou University has had a proud history of more than sixty years. The college has prepared numerous talents and has made significant contributions to the social and economic development in Dongjiang Basin. The future of the nation lies in education. TCL shall work closely with Huizhou University to upgrade the comprehensive strength of the corporation and meanwhile make due contribution to the educational development of the local community.
(By Tian Xiaohua of TCL Brand Management Center)