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 and out-of-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.
  • 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 and the possibility of joining the UA Arabic Flagship program once in college
  • Enjoying mentoring and tutoring specifically for JUMPSTART high school students to ensure success

For more informaiton 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 is not open yet, check back for updates.

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


Pre-collegiate scholarships available

Look through the resources on the                     UA Financial Aid Website

Apply for Aid directly through this link

Discover different types of Financial Aid and Scholarships that the UA offers

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

Use the Net Price Calculator to calculate your Financial Aid

PLEASE APPLY by APRIL 27th                 


For more information please contact:

Federico Guajardo  arizona-flagship@email.arizona.edu