Schwarzman Scholars

Tsinghua University
Beijing, China


Details at a Glance

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Degrees Offered

Masters Degree in Global Affairs

Our Program

Schwarzman Scholars is a visionary and fully-funded leadership program based at China's most prestigious university.

Schwarzman Scholars is a program for the next generation of global leaders. Anchored in a Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University the program experience encompasses unparalleled opportunities in and outside the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, optional internships, career development, and travel seminars around China. Schwarzman Scholars prepares young leaders for a world where China plays a vital role. Scholars learn from world-class faculty and guest speakers about the emergence of China as an economic and political force through a rigorous and dynamic core curriculum.

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  • checkbox-altAge: applicants must be between 18 and 28 years-old

Additional Requirements

Schwarzman Scholars is open to students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 28 years old, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree. Applicants from all academic disciplines and career paths are eligible. For more details on eligibility, refer to our website

Application Deadline

MAY 20: Applicants with Chinese Passports

SEPTEMBER 20: U.S. & Global Applicants

Student Body

Clubs & Associations

Student-Led Initiatives

Schwarzman Scholars develop and lead initiatives within the College, on the Tsinghua campus, and beyond, from clubs and sports teams to symposia and conferences, volunteer opportunities, podcasts and blogs, and collaborative projects that often continue after the program. These initiatives showcase and benefit from the diversity of national and cultural backgrounds as well as the range of academic fields and professional experiences that students bring to their cohort.

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Professional Development at Schwarzman Scholars

Lifelong learning means Scholars stay connected to a powerful network of ongoing support. The distinguished education and connections provided by Schwarzman Scholars will serve as the cornerstone for future collaboration, discovery and success. Career Development encompasses a broad array of post-program goals – from pursuing a job search across myriad industries and geographies to applying to graduate school and developing professional skills to further strengthen long-term career aspirations. Support is available via individual coaching, programs and events, site visits, and resource materials and databases.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Additional Information

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