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STARTALK Program

Pathways to Success: Careers in the Chinese-speaking World

Students Receiving Chinese-language Instruction

TCU’s Department of Modern Language Studies received a six-figure grant from the National Security Agency’s (NSA) STARTALK program.  

Pathways to Success: Careers in the Chinese-speaking World is a Chinese language and culture immersion program. The goal of the program is to move students forward in their Chinese language proficiency and intercultural competence, increase student enrollment in Chinese, and enhance Chinese-related workforce development. 

Successful applicants will face no out-of-pocket costs.

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What Students Can Expect

Students receiving Chinese-language instruction.
Students receiving Chinese-language instruction.
  • Individual instruction from highly qualified and trained TCU faculty
  • 3 Credit Hours (free) at TCU (transferable to other institutions)
  • Free on-site room and board for 2 weeks at TCU
  • Free excursions and activities
  • Connections to potential employers
  • Professional and academic skills that last a lifetime

 

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