On December 31, 2020, the donation ceremony of Academician Li Licheng- China Southern Power Grid Education Fund was held in Qingqing Arts and Sciences Building of South China University of technology.
President Gao Song, Academician Li Licheng and his family, Cao Zhian, general manager of China Southern Power Grid and other guests, Tao Shaojing, deputy secretary of the Party committee of the University and chairman of the education development foundation, attended the ceremony.
In order to reward SCUT students, Academician Li Licheng donated all the 1 million yuan of the Guangdong Science and Technology Outstanding Contribution Award, and China Southern Power Grid donated 9 million yuan. Together with the donation from SCUT and School of Electric Power Engineering, the four parties gathered 15 million yuan to establish academician Li Licheng-China Southern Power Grid Education Fund.
The fund will be used to grant scholarships for outstanding students and grants for needy students majoring in Electric Power, Energy and Information, carry out joint training of high-level talents, excellent post doctors, doctors and masters, further deepen the integration of industry and education, and improve the mechanism of school enterprise cooperation and collaborative education.