People’s Daily website republished an article by the China National Radio, reporting that in the next four years, the Ministry of Education will send 10,000 Chinese students to the U.S. for doctoratal studies. The ministry will also sponsor 10,000 American to come to China, including visits by elementary and middle school principles, summer camp for high-school and college students, advanced studies by the Chinese language teachers in the U.S., and Confucius Institute scholarships. In 2009, nearly 100,000 Chinese went to the U.S. to study. The number is expected to grow to 130,000 for 2010.
Source: People’s Daily, May 27, 2010