Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future.

Drawing on the best traditions of Tsinghua and top academic institutions around the world, the curriculum bridges the academic and professional worlds to educate students about leadership and about China's expanding role in the world.

Schwarzman Scholars are selected on the basis of not only their academic aptitude and intellectual ability, but also their leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, ability to anticipate and act on emerging trends and opportunities, exemplary character and desire to understand other cultures, perspectives and positions.

Eligibility Criteria


Schwarzman College, Tshinghua University, Beijing

Amount, Duration of Award

The award is for one year and covers tuition; room and board; travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year; an in-country study tour; required course books and supplies; health insurance; and a stipend of $4,000 for personal expenses.

Application Requirements

Dates, Deadlines and Notification