Jumpstart: Summer Arabic for High School Students

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High School Juniors and Seniors benefit
from reduced tuition and additional scholarships

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APPLICATION OPENS - February 20th, 2019

Summer Arabic for High School Students 

JUMPSTART your university career this summer!
Earn 5-10 college credits in the summer at one of the top U.S. Arabic programs 

The University of Arizona Arabic Jumpstart Program allows high school juniors and seniors to take an intensive Arabic summer course on campus for college credit at a reduced tuition rate and with scholarship support. The program includes a diverse range of in-class activities that boost students' knowledge of the Arabic language and Arab cultures. Benefits include:

  • Earning 5-10 college credits in just 5-10 weeks at MENAS on the UA campus with one of the top Arabic programs in the U.S.
  • Qualify for the elite UA Arabic Flagship Program, one of only seven
    in the United States.
  • Enjoying a variety of educational and fun-filled cultural activities throughout the program
  • Benefiting from a special high-school student reduced tuition rate and additional scholarships
  • Exploring the UA campus
  • Enjoying mentoring and tutoring specifically for JUMPSTART high school students to ensure success

                                  For more information about the Flagship program
                                              visit: arabicflagship.arizona.edu

2019 Arabic Jumpstart Program 

Session I: June 3 - July 3 

Session II: July 8 - August 7 

Jumpstart Schedule 

Arabic classes run 8:30 am - 12:30 pm followed by                              afternoon activities, office hours, and mentoring/tutoring

The Arabic Jumpstart Application are not yet open, check back                   for updates

PLEASE APPLY by April 27th

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Pre-collegiate scholarships available 

Applicants are notified about Arabic JUMPSTART acceptances and possible scholarships by May 7th

Full scholarships for incoming UA Freshman joining Flagship in Fall 2019. To apply, go to the "Scholarships" section of the JUMPSTART application


For more information please contact:

Federico Guarjardo        arizona-flagship@email.arizona.edu


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