The 2022/2023 Schwarzman Scholars Program for Young Emerging leaders Fully Funded in China

Schwarzman Scholars Program
Key details:
  • Host: Tsinghua University
  • Host country: China
  • Open to: All Nationals
  • Target: Graduates
  • Deadline: 21st September, 2021

Applications for the 2022/2023 Schwarzman Scholars Program is currently ongoing.

About Schwarzman Scholars Program
Schwarzman Scholars Program

The program is a one-year, fully-funded master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, designed to create a global community of future leaders who will help China and the rest of the world understand each other better.

The Schwarzman Scholars Program is the first scholarship designed to address the 21st century’s geopolitical landscape. In any sector, the success of future leaders around the world depends upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.

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Every year, a new class of leaders is chosen to represent the world’s next generation of leaders — high-caliber individuals with open minds and limitless potential who will contribute to greater understanding between China and the rest of the world.

Schwarzman Scholars Program Eligibility Criteria
  • You must have an Undergraduate degree: 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.
  • Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year (for the current selection cycle, as of August 1, 2022).
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong English skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test (TOFEL or IELTS) scores must be submitted with the application.
    •  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT). Minimum score 600.
    •  Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT). Minimum score 100.
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Minimum score 7.

NOTE: This requirement is waived for applicants who studied at an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program. The requirement will also be waived for applicants who have studied in English for two or more years at a Master’s degree level or higher.

Schwarzman Scholars Program Benefit
  • All travel expenses will be covered.
  • The full tuition fee will be covered throughout the program duration.
  • Study tours allowance will be provided
  • A stipend will be provided to the scholar.
  • A personal laptop will be provided.
  • An allowance for course books will be covered in the scholarship.
  • Comprehensive medical insurance will be provided.

Also read: The World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2021

Schwarzman Scholars Program Application Procedure

The online application must be filled out entirely in English. All requirements must be submitted electronically; materials sent via email will not be accepted. You are not required to complete your application in one sitting; you may access and continue working on it as often as necessary before submitting it.

Interested candidates who wish to apply can click the button below:


Applicants holding a passport from any other country, can apply online from 14 April to 21 September 2021.

Applicants who hold passports from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao can apply online from 1 January to 31 May 2021 through the China application portal. 

For more information visit the official website of the Schwarzman Scholars Program 2022/2023

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