University of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars program

Applications for the Fully-Funded University of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars Program 2024 are now open. The University of Tsinghua Schwarzman in Beijing aims to cultivate a diverse community of future leaders dedicated to fostering mutual comprehension between China and the international community.

Host: University Of Tsinghua Schwarzman
Open to: International Students
Target: Graduates
Deadline: September 12, 2024
About the University Of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars Program

The University of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars program represents the inaugural scholarship tailored to address the geopolitical dynamics of the 21st century. Across all domains, the effectiveness of upcoming global leaders hinges upon comprehending China’s influence on worldwide trends.

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The core of the Schwarzman Scholars initiative is a demanding and immersive Master of Global Affairs curriculum offered at Tsinghua University in Beijing

Eligibility Criteria
  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent: Applicants must hold or expect to receive a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution by August 1 of their enrollment year. This ensures that candidates have attained a certain educational background before pursuing postgraduate studies.
  • Fluency in English: Applicants must demonstrate strong English skills, as all teaching will be in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. 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 English for two or more years with a Masters degree or higher. Acceptable test options are Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT). Minimum score 100. International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Minimum score 7. Cambridge English: Advanced (C1) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (C2). Minimum score 185.
  • Age requirement: Candidates must be at least 18 years old but not yet 29 years old by August 1 of the year they enroll in the Schwarzman Scholars program. This age range is set to target individuals who are in the early stages of their careers and are poised to become future leaders.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and academic excellence: Applicants should showcase a strong track record of leadership experience and academic achievement. This may include participation in extracurricular activities, community service, research projects, or professional endeavors that demonstrate leadership potential and intellectual curiosity.

For applicants using the China Application System, refer to the guidelines on the Schwarzman College Admissions page.

Selection Process



  • Application Now Open
  • Application Deadline: Sept 12, 2024 at 3 p.m. EDT
  • Selection Cycle: Oct – Nov 2024
  • Program Begins: Aug 2025


  • Application Now Open
  • Application Deadline: May 20, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.CST
  • Selection Cycle: June – July 2024
  • Program Begins: Aug 2025

The U.S. and Global applications for the class of 2025-2026 are now open from April 10, 2024, to September 12, 2024, at 3 p.m. EDT.

Also read: University of York Great Scholarship for Postgraduates 2024

Application Procedure

Applicants interested in the University Of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars Program can click here to apply

The online application for the University of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars program must be completed in English using Roman script. All requirements must be submitted electronically; we do not accept materials through email. You do not have to complete your application in one sitting; you may access and continue your work as frequently as needed before submitting your application. To save your work, click on the ‘Continue’ button.

Please note that the email address provided to create your account will be used for all future correspondence about your admissions status. It is important not to use an email address that may expire. Keep your login information safe as you need it to access your application later.

The Application Deadline is September 12, 2024 – 3:00PM, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Late applications, even due to latency issues or last minute emergencies, will not be accepted.

If you created an account in 2021 or later, login as a returning user to start a new application. If you applied or started an application prior to 2021, create a new account.

For more information, visit the University Of Tsinghua Schwarzman Scholars Program

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