Futures – High School and College

Yinghua wants to assist its middle school students in their exploration of high school options, college and university programs, scholarships and study abroad opportunities for advanced Chinese learners.

Below are some options we know of. If you know of others to add to this list, please contact Claire Little.


The Minnesota-based Flaherty Family Foundation is offering scholarships to private high schools for eighth graders with high academic potential. Contact Mrs. Berg for an application form. Forms must be submitted by January 29, 2016.

Chinese Flagship Program at the University of Minnesota – highly competitive undergraduate scholarship program developed by the National Security Education Program of the Department of Defense.  It is a partnership between government, education, and business and focuses on advanced Chinese language acquisition in your field of study.

100 Thousand Strong – President Obama initiative launched in 2013 to deepen America’s understanding of China through Study Abroad.

Concordia Language Villages – Youth language immersion camp opportunities

Middlebury Language Schools – Summer language camps

Peking U. Nov. 2018 Visit to Yinghua

Schwarzman Scholars – College Scholarships and special academic opportunities for college age students

Confucius Institute at Portland State University – Youth summer camp and other opportunities

National Security Language Institute for Youth – Scholarships for high school students and recent grads to study languages abroad

Startalk Penn High School Chinese Academy – High school age summer camp experience

David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study – funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Asia (as well as other countries)

The Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship – funding for arts, education, humanities, social studies doctoral students specializing in the study of China