Arizona Arabic Flagship Director, Dr. Sonia Shiri, ensures that students receive the highest level of instruction and guidance. The curriculum includes cutting-edge technology, flexible Arabic course offerings, and scholarship-supported intensive study overseas. Graduates from our program receive a Flagship certificate and become part of an innovative community of global professionals, commanding Superior fluency in critical languages and able to operate at the highest levels of business, government, and education worldwide.
There are four Magellan Scholarships worth $1000 each offered through the Flagship program. These scholarships come from the College of Social and Behavior Sciences and intended to support excelling Flagship students.
October 15, 2020
The Arabic Flagship Program, UArizona Attracts New Students and Provides Virtual Immersion Experiences - New Grant Award from the US Department of Education
By Lori Harwood, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The University of Arizona was awarded an Arabic Flagship Grant for four more years, allowing for top-tier Arabic training – including virtual immersion experiences – to all Arabic learners.
Over the summer, Arabic classes at the University of Arizona were three times their normal size. In addition to learning Arabic with new web-based materials, students could participate in virtual cultural activities with people in Morocco.