For the third consecutive year, Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday handed out 1,000-U.S.-dollar scholarships and awarded two-week training sessions in China to 10 outstanding Bulgarian students.
Li Jing, managing director of Huawei Technologies Bulgaria, said that as a global leader of information communications technology (ICT) solutions, Huawei believes that education is of vital importance and as such continues to invest in various ways of developing young talent.
Since 2008, Huawei began its worldwide program -- "Planting the seeds of telecommunication in the future" -- to discover local ICT talent, Li said.
Receiving the award, student Veronika Vukadinova said Huawei was the best place to gain both theory and practice.
Meanwhile, the global high-tech giant had, through the prize, provided her and the other nine recipients with the opportunity to experience China's great civilization, Vukadinova said.
For her, this was a "real modern life and high-tech fairytale", she said.