Partnering with Ripple, Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University (THUIFR) recently launched Blockchain Technology Research Scholarship Program (BRSP) for excellent graduate students in China in 2019.


Ivy Gao
Ivy Gao

“BRSP aims to help students have a comprehensive view of the latest international regulations on blockchain technology, and most importantly, I believe, this program would greatly help with their future research or career in the field of blockchain technology. ” said Ivy Gao, Director of International Cooperation and Development, THUIFR.

Based on the research resources and achievements of THUIFR and supported by Ripple, BRSP will focus on international regulatory policies and the development of blockchain technology.

Students who are admitted to the program would be involved in cutting-edge research on global regulations and policies on blockchain technology and would have opportunities to participate in corporate visits and events.

Ripple is collaborating with leading universities around the world through its University Blockchain Research Initiative, to support and accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments.

Eric van Miltenburg
Eric van Miltenburg

“We are very impressed with THUIFR for taking a unique and innovative approach to engaging China’s young leaders in the blockchain space,” said Eric van Miltenburg, Ripple’s SVP of Global Operations.

“The program’s goal – to provide students with opportunities in blockchain research – closely aligns with that of Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative; we’re thrilled to support THUIFR in this endeavor and look forward to its launch.”

Based on the academic and industrial research achievement accomplished by Fintech Lab since 2012, THUIFR is jointly established by PBC School of Finance, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, School of Software and Law School at Tsinghua University in 2017.

Aiming to provide world-class research and practical guidance for fintech industry, THUIFR is committed to becoming a leading platform for interdisciplinary research, policy advisory, exchange and cooperation, and innovative incubation to make contributions to build a healthy, stable and sustainable fintech ecosystem in China.


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