To apply to the Chinese Overseas Program, all participants must complete the following:
  1. Be enrolled at one of the 11 flagship institutions and successfully complete the domestic Flagship program at the home institution with positive remarks
  2. Submit an online overseas capstone application with supplementary materials, including transcripts, recommendation letters, and personal statements.
  3. Participate in various language assessments after the application deadline

All applications, along with supplementary and assessment results, will be carefully reviewed by a selection committee. Admission decisions will be notified after the selection committee meeting.

Chinese Flagship applications will be closed to the public. All applicants will be required to access the application with specific logins and passwords which will be sent to each applicant by American Councils.

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Please consult this link for application guidelines.

Students will be invited to apply via email.