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
Critical Language ScholarshipDepends on chosen program locationNovember 17, 2020 at 8pm ET
Middlebury Language SchoolsJune 25, 2021-August 20, 2021Opens November 2, 2020
Princeton in Beijing (PIB)TBDTypically January 31 (12 AM EST/9 PM PST)

Typically January 15 (12 AM EST/9 PM PST) (For Fin. Aid)
Indiana University Chinese Flagship InstituteJune 1, 2021-July 31, 2021January 29, 2021 (For Fin. Aid); Rolling admissions: February 1-May 7, 2021
Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program (TISLP)TBDFebruary 15, 2021
Associated Colleges in China (ACC-Beijing)TBDFebruary 15, 2021
CET Intensive Summer Program in BeijingJune 9 2021-August 8, 2021March 1, 2021
CET Summer Program in HarbinJune 9 2021-August 8, 2021March 1, 2021
CIEE Accelerated Summer in ShanghaiJune 21, 2020-August 15, 2020April 1, 2021
Inter-University Program Tsinghua University in BeijingJune 10, 2020-August 14, 2020Rolling admissions until April 1, 2021
International Chinese Language Program (ICLP)June 8, 2021-August 6, 2021TBD
Duke in China (Beijing)TBDTBD
University of Rhode Island Chinese Flagship Summer Immersion ProgramTBDTBD


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 AwardReopens: mid-January 2021
Deadline: March 3, 2020 11:59CT
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) East AsiaReopening mid-November 2020
Closed: February 15, 2019 11:59pm HST
Benjamin A. Gilman ScholarshipEarly Cycle: October 2020
Closed: March 5, 2019 (Regular)

UH Scholarships

Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (ASUH) ScholarshipsOctober 23, 2020 4:30pm HST
UH System Common ScholarshipMarch 1, 2021 4pm HST
Colleges of Arts & Sciences Scholarships, and Awards OpportunitiesCheck the specific scholarships, and awards for specific deadlines which typically is mid-Fall semester (Application packets must be submitted to the Colleges of Arts & Sciences Office of Community and Alumni Relations in Bilger 101).
UH System ScholarshipsPlease see website for specific deadlines & requirements.
Chee Kwon & Sau Chun Wong Chun Endowed ScholarshipReopening mid-November 2020
Closed: February 15, 2019 11:59pm HST
Chun Ku & Soo Yong Huang Foundation Fund for UH MānoaReopening mid-November 2020
Closed: February 15, 2019 11:59pm HST
Edith Stoeklein Suyama Endowed ScholarshipReopening mid-November 2020
Closed: February 15, 2019 11:59pm HST
Hands of Hope Languages, Linguistics & Literature ScholarshipReopening mid-November 2020
Closed: February 15, 2019 11:59pm HST
Red Mandarin & Lady Yi Suen Shen Tuition Scholarship for Chinese LanguageReopening mid-November 2020
Closed: February 15, 2019 11:59pm HST

Hawaii Scholarships

Hawai‘i Community Foundation ScholarshipsTypically Opens: November 15

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

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