Applications are currently being accepted.

Step 1.

Complete all sections of the online form.

Step 2.

Email your personal statement, resume and transcripts to chnflag@hawaii.edu. (Preferred file format: PDF)

Note About Materials:

Information on the requested application components:

  • Personal Statement: Explain why you would like to join the UHM Chinese Language Flagship Program. Discuss how the Chinese Language Flagship Program will contribute to your academic and professional goals and any personal motivation for studying Chinese. This essay should be completed in English and attached here. (It generally takes the form of a 5-paragraph composition, although there are no length requirements.)
  • Transcript: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Resume

Note About Deadline:

Completed applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please contact chnflag@hawaii.edu with any questions or for application status. It is highly recommended to begin applying as early as the beginning of your undergraduate career. If you have trouble accessing the application, please click here to open it in a different tab.

Note About Reference:

Appropriate references include but are not limited to professors, teachers, and academic advisers. If none of the above apply to you, managers who have worked closely with you and military commanding officers can also serve as references. If you have any questions about who to list as a reference, please contact us at chnflag@hawaii.edu.