Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider and De la Salle University announced the first batch of Huawei Scholars for 2021 thru a virtual ceremony. The three scholars are Patrick Lawrence Simpao, Christian Justin Yu and Christian Michael Tan, all 4th year students of DLSU taking-up BS Information Technology and BS Electronics & Communication Engineering.
Br. Bernard Oca FSC, president of De La Salle University, said that the partnership continues to amplify the Lasallian battlecry of teaching minds, touching hearts and transforming lives. "To Huawei Philippines Technologies, Inc., you help transform the lives of our future innovators, engineers, scientists and leaders."
The scholarship is made possible because of Huawei Tech4all program. Huawei believes that no one should be left behind in this digital world thus Tech4all was launched—a long term digital inclusion initiative. Huawei scholarship is aimed to provide financial assistance to deserving students who are already in their 3rd to 5th year College Level to assist them financially.
“We appreciate the partnership with DLSU and we share in DLSU mission of lifelong pursuit of wisdom, knowledge, and faith. We hope that with this scholarship grant, we can ease the financial worries of the students so they can focus on finishing their studies, to graduate and hopefully contribute to their future success” said Mr. Peter Zhang, Huawei Philippines HR Director.
Huawei scholarship is on Pilot run with five(5) of the top Universities in the Philippines. Currently, Huawei has sponsored with Nineteen Scholars from various Universities and Colleges for 2021.