The Myanmar-China Friendship Association has offered scholarships to 106 Myanmar outstanding students in need.
The students given scholarships this year included those who are studying in medical and engineering field as well as the postgraduates, Chairman Sein Win Aung of the association told the event on Saturday.
"Financial assistance from my parents who are farmers wasn't enough to cover all the expenses including tuition fees before. I really appreciate the assistance from the association as it means a lot for me," Oak Soe Paing, a freshman medical student, told Xinhua.
The program was handed over to the association from Su Xiuyu (Daw Zin Khine) Foundation, a Chinese educational foundation which has been extending scholarships to Myanmar students across the country since 2013.
So far this year, it has granted assistance to a total of 644 outstanding needy students from the country's states and regions.
Source: China ASEAN Business Council