Tsinghua University is a national public research university in Beijing, China. The university is funded by the Ministry of Education. Tsinghua University is a member of the C9 League.
About Schwarzman Scholars
Schwarzman Scholars, founded by American financier Stephen A. Schwarzman, is an international postgraduate award program for students to study at Tsinghua University. Awards are made to 100–200 applicants per year, worldwide.
The program selects scholars based on their leadership ability, academic achievement, and demonstrated potential to become the next generation of global leaders who will build bridges between China and the rest of the world. Selected scholars study for a fully-funded one-year master’s degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University.
The program launched in June 2016, upon the completion of Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University, located in Beijing, China, and is housed in a college designed by Robert A.M. Stern, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. It hosts up to 200 scholars annually from the United States, China, and other countries around the world.
Why Schwarzman Scholars?
It is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century. In any sector, the success of future leaders around the world depends upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.
This program stands on the list of one of the most competitive scholarships in the world.
It also finds a place in the list of the important scholarships every Master’s Degree (including the law graduates) candidate must take.
Key Attributes for applicants
- Leadership Abilities
- Exemplary Character & Integrity
- Academic Aptitude & Intellectual Ability
- Empathy & Intercultural Competency
- Entrepreneurial Spirit
- Must have an undergraduate degree
- Must be 18-28 years of age
- Must be proficient in the English language
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