Program Details

China Programs is an independent educational organization that offers China-focused, in-depth, and top-quality summer opportunities for high-achieving high school students from around the world.
Location:
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Learning About Shanghai & Beijing (Jul 8 – Aug 11, $5500) is a five-week, Mandarin immersion and people research program. Students will stay with host families in Shanghai and Beijing, study Mandarin in small groups, work on an interview-based research project with college/graduate student TAs focusing on a population group of their choice (e.g. teenagers, entrepreneurs, or internet hackers), and synthesize their findings in a 2000-word article. Students in Grade 9-12 are eligible to apply. Knowledge of Mandarin is not required. Partial financial aid is available to outstanding students based on needs. Application deadlines: Jan 31, 2011 (Early), March 31, 2011 (Regular).

China Programs is an independent educational organization that offers China-focused, in-depth, and top-quality summer opportunities for high-achieving high school students from around the world.

Our programs are designed for students interested in Chinese, independent research, journalism, and oral history. We provide special support to IB students interested in writing about China in their extended essays.

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