EXO's Lay Creates Scholarship Fund for Students at Hunan Masters College Middle School
Hyo Jin Lee, May 14, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
EXO member Lay has reated a scholarship fund for students from his alma mater middle school, Hunan Masters College Middle School. Lay has established a scholarship titled "Zhang Yi Xing Arts Scholarship," donating a total of 1 million ¥ (~150,000 USD) to be used to aid students. About his scholarship donation, Lay stated, "I decided to create a scholarship to help my juniors who have their own dreams."
Zhang Yixing, also known as Lay, is a Chinese singer, actor, and dancer. He is a member and one of the main dancers of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and its sub-unit EXO-M. He first became known after participating in the Chinese TV talent show Star Academy in 2005. In January 2015, Lay was ranked 5th on Baidu's "2014 Top 10 Most Popular Celebrities" list. In September 2015, he released his autobiography titled Standing Firm at 24, which broke several online book records