Applicants for the Roots program should be ages 18 to 30 and have ancestral roots in Guangdong province. Applicants need not be able to speak or read Chinese, and can be of any racial and ethnic background or mixture, as long as they have some roots in Guangdong. Limited need-based financial aid is available for interns accepted into the Roots program.
The Roots Plus program is for applicants age 30 and above, and family groups. Applicants need not be able to speak or read Chinese application, and can be of any racial and ethnic background or mixture, as long as they or their family have some roots in Guangdong. Financial aid is not available in the Roots Plus program.
The 2018 Roots and Roots Plus programs are full. Friends of Roots is currently accepting applications for 2019.