Schwarzman Scholars: Study in China for Free to Become a Global Leader
Posted On May 11, 2017
Young students from all around the world, who prove to have a high leadership potential and excellent academic performance can study in China, at Tsinghua University, for an one-year master degree program, through the Schwarzman Scholars scholarships.
Each year, the program selects up to 200 students from China, US and all other countries from all over the world. They will benefit from an excellent learning environment and experiences, from mentorship and internship to travel seminars and lectures of high academic and professional quality.
Shwarzman Scholars was created in 2016 and students accepted in the program will pursue a Master of Global Affairs focusing on Public Policy, International Studies or Economics and Business.
The eligibility criteria include having an undergraduate degree (students who have already obtained a postgraduate degree are welcome to apply if they meet the other requirements), age between 18 and 29 and an English proficiency certificate (TOEFL or IELTS). Academic excellent results are also an important requirement.
Applicants must complete an online form and upload academic records, letters of recommendation, a CV and an essay that will contain a personal statement, an account of their leadership abilities and experiences and the depiction of their interest in a contemporary issue. 45% of the successful candidates will be from US, 20% from China and 35% from other countries of the world. The program aims to encourage multiculturalism and academic, national and professional diversity, accepting students from all academic backgrounds and countries. This is why graduates from other fields than economics and business, public policy or international studies can apply for the scholarship if they argue convincingly how the Schwarzman Scholars can help them develop their leadership and academic potential.
The scholarships covers all students expenses: from tuition costs, accommodation, transport costs to and from Beijing, study materials, including laptops and smartphones to health insurance and a $3500 allowance.
Students from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao can apply for the scholarship until 31 May 2017, while students from all other countries have time to fill their applications until 28 September 2017. You can apply online for the scholarship by accessing this : https://schwarzmantsinghua.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/aform/N7A71mkl0x6G0x6702at.ssc?_ga=2.64555695.1267899468.1494361701-635101712.1494359330