2013 STARTALK application (.pdf)

2013 STARTALK application (.docx)

The completed application package includes the following five components:

  1. Student Application Form (Parts I & II)
  2. Teacher Recommendation Form (teacher may directly mail to the application address)
  3. Signed Student Commitment Form
  4. Signed Parent Permission Form
  5. Copy of Fall 2012 transcript (an unofficial copy is fine!)

The application deadline was May 3, 2013, but applications are still being considered until June 1st, 2013.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the total number of participants is limited. Spots will fill quickly. We recommend that you submit your application early.


All completed applications will be considered as they are received. All correspondence regarding applications will be via e-mail, so it is important that the e-mail address provided is one that is checked regularly. Please write your e-mail address clearly and legibly in the application. Be sure to check your spam folder for e-mails from and/or


Questions? Contact Dr. Rachel Stauffer, Outreach Coordinator of the Asia Institute at U.Va by phone (434) 982-0560 or via e-mail,


2013 Virginia STARTALK Chinese Academy
University of Virginia
Asia Institute
PO Box 400169
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4169


Applicants may submit their application materials electronically to: (Subject line: 2013 UVa Chinese STARTALK)


Applicants may fax their application materials to: (434) 982-6167

One thought on “Application

  1. Garnett Mellen & son - Oren Hirschman

    I have a rising 11th grader who is currently taking Chinese II at CHS and he is interested in the UVA summer program. If he is accepted, when does he attend the StarTalk program?

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