Thakkar-Freeman Chinese Studies Award


Every year, a Chinese Studies award established with funds donated by the Universal Foundry & Machine Works, Inc. and Freeman Family Foundation will be given to a Rhodes student who minors in Chinese studies. A Rhodes student who wishes to be considered for the Thakkar-Freeman Chinese Studies Award must meet the following requirements:

  1. He or she has already declared a minor in Chinese studies;
  2. The minimum GPA for all the courses taken at the college is 3.5;
  3. He or she has already fulfilled two thirds of the requirements for the minor, that is, two years of Chinese language and three courses of Chinese culture;
  4. The GPA for Chinese studies courses already taken is 3.6 or above;
  5. He or she has actively participated and played a key role in extracurricular activities organized by the Chinese program.