Kirk Scholars

Kirk Scholars photo gallery

Kirk Scholars photo gallery

The Zylphia Shu-En Kirk Scholars study one year or 8 hours of Mandarin Chinese and take a Chinese culture class. With a grade of B or better in these courses, they then receive a partial stipend to study for three weeks in the Summer in China.

While in China, the Kirk Scholars continue their language studies, travel in the country, and visit sites such as the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and also visit cities such as Beijing and others.

Application deadlines

Deadline for Application:  March 17, 2019

Kirk Scholar Candidates are actively engaged in  on-campus programs to promote awareness of Chinese Cultures.

Important On-Campus Chinese Program Dates

Join us each fall semester to celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and each spring for the Chinese New Year Festival


Photo credit Jasmine Torres, Kirk Scholar 2016