Stephen A. Schwarzman Scholars Programme announces its 2024/25 graduate scholarships tenable at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
Schwarzman Scholars are selected from an international pool of distinguished candidates. Prospective scholars are expected to demonstrate academic excellence, exceptional results in their field, and outstanding leadership qualities.
Worth of Award
- During their stay, students will be given access to a privileged range of cultural and academic experiences, from travel to all corners of China to exchanges with global leaders and mentorship with experts in their chosen discipline.
- They will also spend their year immersed in the local economy and social life—before classes begin, a summer orientation will provide opportunities to learn Chinese, explore Beijing and meet fellow students and faculty.
- Leadership Abilities
- Exemplary character and integrity
- Academic aptitude and intellectual ability
- Empathy and intellectual competency
- Entrepreneurial spirit
In addition to demonstrating extraordinary leadership skills, the ability to anticipate and act on trends and changes in their context, strong intellectual capacity, and exemplary character, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- 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.
- Must be 18-28 years of age: 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, 2023).
- Must be proficient in the English language. 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.
Acceptable test options for the Stephen Schwarzman Scholarship for Graduate Students at Tsinghua University are
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT).
- Minimum score 600. Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT). Minimum score 100.
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Minimum score 7.
All applications should be made online via the official website.
Deadline: US/Global applications for the Class of 2023-2024 will be open from April 13, 2023, to September 20, 2023, at 11:59 pm ET.