Chinese I and II are available to Columbia high school students through the 2009-2010 Missouri Virtual Instruction Program (MoVIP). Columbia Friends of China is offering two scholarships to qualified students for these online courses. Each student will receive $325, the cost per semester course. Apply for a scholarship now through September 15, 2009.

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Student Qualifications:

  • Must attend a certified Mid-Missouri School
  • Must be in one of the grades 9 through 12
  • Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or above
  • Must submit a required application on time (on or before September 15, 2009)
  • Must have a sincere interest in learning Chinese

To apply, follow the instructions below:

  • Download and save the form to your desktop
    (right click here and do a "save as").
  • Either print the form and fill it out in ink. Then scan it and save it as a .pdf file or open in MS Word and replace underlines with your information and save back to your computer.
  • Compose both of the requested addendums (see form items I and II), and save each of these two documents as a .doc file (also .txt or .rtf files are acceptable).).
  • Include these three files as attachments in an eMail to: with the “MoVIP Application” in the Subject line.

For questions, please contact Mary Jo Herde at: