Up to 200 students – about 45% of the first class will come from the United States, 20% from China, and 35% from the rest of the world.
Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. The program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Degree Level: Scholarship is for Masters level
Available Subjects: Master’s Degree Programme in Global Affairs with concentrations on one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies
Scholarship benefits include
- tuition and fees, room and board,
- travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year,
- an in-country study tour,
- required course books and supplies,
- health insurance,
- and a personal stipend of $4,000.
Eligible Nationalities: Scholarship is open for all nationalities
Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent. Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements before August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it is important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.
To apply, you must complete an online application form and submit required documents by the deadline. Applicants who hold passports from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao can apply online from 1 January to 31 May 2019 through the China application portal.
Applicants holding a passport from any other country, can apply online from April to 26 September 2019.
It is important to read the application instructions and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Deadline: 31 May 2019 and 26 september 2019