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How to Apply

China Values and Virtues


Fifteen Chinese faculty and students will participate. Interested professors should e-mail (note: ".rar" attachments will not be accepted by the college) the following materials, in English, to Nellie Kooistra (

Contents of the Application Document

List of Details

  • family name
  • given name
  • position or title
  • name of university or institution
  • mailing address
  • discipline or area of study
  • type of visa (if you have one)

Biography of yourself

  • One paragraph about yourself


  • One current photograph of yourself (a headshot)


  • One essay in English. This can be published or unpublished.

Letter of Support

  • One letter of support from your Dean, indicating support for adding a "Science, Philosophy and Belief" course to their curriculum.

Letter of Recommendation

  • One letter of recommendation from your department chair, indicating his or her permission for you to spend part of the summer at Calvin College, should you receive acceptance.


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Date & Location

June/July, 2012

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI USA

Application Deadline

January 23, 2012

Submit Materials to:

Nellie Kooistra
China Project Assistant