Summer Scholarships


2022 Summer Scholarships

Funding at UArizona

UArizona Flagship students can apply for Flaship funding to attend the Arabic summer program.

Incoming freshmen and rising high school juniors and seniors can apply to receive funding to attend the Summer Jumpstart Program. Selected students on the Jumpstart-to-Flagship track will also receive funding toward books, meals, housing and travel. They will be eligible for additional funding during the following academic year if they join the Arizona Arabic Flagship Program. 


Funding Opportunities for High School Students from the U.S. Deparment of State - Youth Programs Division

The U.S. Department of State provides over 1,000 merit-based scholarships each year for U.S. high school students to study abroad ( for a summer or an academic year in over 25 countries.  These high school exchange programs prepare young Americans to succeed in the 21st century’s global economy by developing their foreign language skills, increasing their cross-cultural understanding, strengthening their leadership capacity, and fostering new academic insights and ambitions.  The NSLI-Y, and YES Abroad programs are accepting applications now, Youth Ambassadors will be open soon.

-    National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) -
-    Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad)
-    Youth Ambassadors - 

These scholarships include international airfare, tuition, and program costs, as well as meals and living accommodations (often with a host family).  Most programs have no language prerequisites, and applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 18.  Seniors are welcome to apply and can travel after graduation, as long as they meet the age requirement.  

The U.S. Department of State is committed to diversity and inclusion in exchange programs that reflect the diversity of U.S. society.  We seek and encourage the involvement of people from traditionally underrepresented audiences. Opportunities are open to people regardless of their race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, geographic location, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.  We are particularly interested in recruiting applicants who might otherwise not have the opportunity to participate in a study abroad experience.

Other Scholarships:

We encourage students to look into other summer programs supported by competitive scholarship funding, including:



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