Applications Now Open: Schwarzman Scholars’ Fully Funded Year and Innovative Graduate Degree in China

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Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, China

Sponsored by Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars, a fully-funded experience in China for the world’s most promising young leaders, is accepting applications until September 28, 2017. Anchored in an innovative 11-month professional Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the Schwarzman Scholars experience encompasses unparalleled opportunities in and outside the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, practical training/internships, and travel seminars around China. Schwarzman Scholars is designed to prepare young leaders for a world where China plays a key role. Scholars will learn from world-class faculty and guest speakers about the emergence of China as an economic and political force through a dynamic core curriculum and the choice of a concentration in public policy, international studies, or business and economics. We encourage you to explore our website to hear directly from current Scholars about this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Schwarzman Scholars is seeking high-caliber women and men who will represent the world’s next generation of leaders. The program is open to students and young professionals of all nationalities, at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1, 2018, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree. For the third cohort, this unparalleled opportunity will begin in Beijing in August 2018 at the newly constructed, state-of-the-art Schwarzman College. Details about the application process and eligibility requirements can be found on our website.


How to Apply

The deadline to apply is September 28, 2017 for the class of 2018-2019.

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Informational Webinars

Schwarzman Scholars hosts regular webinars and in-person information sessions for prospective applicants, which provide the opportunity to learn more about the program and engage with members of the Schwarzman Scholars admissions team. Details and registration information for upcoming webinars are below.

Wednesday, September 6
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Wednesday, September 20
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We encourage you to share and post this information about these webinars with interested prospective applicants. If you have any questions about the program or these events, please feel free to contact us at

Answers to your questions can also be found on Facebook LIVE.

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