Apply to Jumpstart

Two Jumpstart Tracks

Track 1: Jumpstart to Flagship 


Current high school seniors joining the University of Arizona as freshmen in Fall 2023 who plan to join the prestigious Arizona Arabic Flagship Program. Applicants pursuing any major qualify for this track and can benefit from study abroad and funding opportunities in the Flagship Program. Open to students from all over the U.S.  For more information about the Arabic Flagship Program and to apply, please click the link at the top of the page!


This track offers full funding for Summer Session I and/or Session II (tuition, fees, tutoring, college mentoring and advising and cultural activities) plus a stipend to offset cost of books, housing and travel.

NEW FUNDING: Jumpstart students continuing on to the Flagship Program in the Fall and Spring will also be eligible to receive a scholarship up to $2500 for the academic year. 

Track 2: Jumpstart to College 


Rising high school seniors from anywhere in the U.S. who are motivated to:

  1. Receive college credit
  2. Get exposure to college life
  3. Pursue advanced Arabic


Offers large tuition reduction. Cultural activities and events will be covered by the program along with tutoring, college mentoring and advising. Remaining tuition/fees expenses after reduction are close to $600 per session. Applicants interested in scholarships to fully or partially cover the remaining $600 per session may apply for funding while completing the application form.   

Housing for Students

All Jumpstart-to-Flagship students will receive a stipend to help offset housing costs.

No Jumpstart Program in 2024