Summer Programs & Scholarships

Accelerate your language learning progress with intensive summer programs! The programs below are approved Flagship programs because they will cover one academic year of Chinese. Most students attend these programs for the equivalent of CHN 201 &202 or 301&302, 401&402) In general, at these programs, you’ll live with other learners of Chinese from Flagship programs around the nation, take classes, have tutoring sessions, and participate in cultural activities.

Summer Programs:

Flagship scholarship may be applied to these summer programs.
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ProgramProgram DatesApplication Deadline
University of Rhode Island Chinese Flagship Summer Immersion ProgramMay 27, 2019-July 19, 2019March 31, 2019
CIEE Accelerated Summer in ShanghaiJune 23, 2019-August 17, 2019April 1, 2019
Inter-University Program Tsinghua University in BeijingJune 11, 2019-August 9, 2019Rolling admissions until April 1, 2019
Indiana University Chinese Flagship InstituteJune 3, 2019-July 26, 2019Funding Deadlines: January/February 2019 (Please check their program website for more info)
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Critical Language ScholarshipDepends on chosen program locationClosed: November 27, 2018 at 8pm ET
Princeton in Beijing (PIB)June 21, 2019-August 16, 2019 (Arrive in Beijing on June 21, 2019)Closed: January 15, 2019 (For Fin. Aid); January 31, 2019 (Regular)
Duke in China (Beijing)May 31, 2019-July 27, 2019 (8-wk program)Closed: February 1, 2019
Middlebury Language SchoolsJune 21, 2019-August 16, 2019Closed: February 1, 2019
International Chinese Language Program (ICLP)June 10, 2019-August 16, 2019Closed: January 31, 2019 (Priority); February 16, 2019 (Regular)
Associated Colleges in China (ACC-Beijing)June 20, 2019-August 16, 2019Closed: February 15, 2019
Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program (TISLP)June 20, 2019-August 17, 2019Closed: February 15, 2019
CET Intensive Summer Program in BeijingJune 12, 2019-August 11, 2019Closed: March 1, 2019
CET Summer Program in HarbinJune 12, 2019-August 11, 2019Closed: March 1, 2019


Summer Program Scholarships:  Flagship scholarship opportunities are available to Flagship students in good standing. Applications open in March and decisions are generally made during finals week.

Flagship scholarships are just one possibility for students! Everyone is strongly encouraged to pursue other scholarship opportunities listed here:

National Scholarships

ScholarshipApplication Deadline
Freeman-Asia AwardApril 5, 2019
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) East AsiaClosed: February 2, 2018 11:59pm HST
Benjamin A. Gilman ScholarshipClosed: March 5, 2019 (Regular)

UH Scholarships

UH System Common ScholarshipClosed: March 1, 2019 4pm HST
UH System ScholarshipsClosed: Please see website for specific deadlines & requirements.
Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (ASUH) scholarshipsClosed: October 5, ,2018
Colleges of Arts & Sciences Scholarships, and Awards OpportunitiesClosed: October 11, 2018 4pm HST (Application packets must be submitted to the Colleges of Arts & Sciences Office of Community and Alumni Relations in Bilger 101).
Chee Kwon & Sau Chun Wong Chun Endowed ScholarshipClosed: February 15, 2018 11:59pm HST
Chun Ku & Soo Yong Huang Foundation Fund for UH MānoaClosed: February 15, 2018 11:59pm HST
Edith Stoeklein Suyama Endowed ScholarshipClosed: February 15, 2018 11:59pm HST
Hands of Hope Languages, Linguistics & Literature ScholarshipClosed: February 15, 2018 11:59pm HST
Red Mandarin & Lady Yi Suen Shen Tuition Scholarship for Chinese LanguageClosed: February 15, 2018 11:59pm HST

Hawaii Scholarships

Hawai‘i Community Foundation ScholarshipsClosed: January 31, 2019 4pm HST

Others? Check with clubs, associations, etc that you and/or your family are involved in.

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