Apply Now for a fully-funded one-year master’s program at the University Of Tsinghua in Beijing, courtesy of Schwarzman Scholars.

University Of Tsinghua Schwarzman
University Of Tsinghua Schwarzman

This program is meticulously crafted to foster a global community of future leaders dedicated to enhancing understanding between China and the rest of the world.

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Schwarzman Scholars stands as the inaugural scholarship tailored to address the geopolitical dynamics of the 21st century. Across all sectors, the efficacy of future leaders worldwide hinges on their comprehension of China’s role in shaping global trends.

The core of the Schwarzman Scholars experience lies in an intensive and immersive Master of Global Affairs degree program conducted at Tsinghua University in Beijing.


– Possession of an undergraduate degree: Applicants currently pursuing undergraduate degrees must be on track to fulfill all requirements by August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year. While there are no restrictions regarding the field of undergraduate study, applicants should elucidate how participation in Schwarzman Scholars will nurture their leadership potential within their respective fields.
– Age criteria: Applicants must be at least 18 but not exceeding 29 years of age as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year (applicable for the Class of 2025-2026, as of August 1, 2025).

– Proficiency in English: As all instruction will be conducted in English, applicants must demonstrate strong English skills. Non-native English speakers must provide official scores from recognized English proficiency tests. Exceptions apply for applicants who completed their undergraduate studies in institutions where English was the primary language of instruction for a minimum of two years or for those who pursued English-medium Master’s degrees or higher. Accepted test options include TOEFL iBT (minimum score 100), IELTS (minimum score 7), or Cambridge English tests (minimum score 185).
– For applicants utilizing the China Application System, refer to the guidelines on the Schwarzman College Admissions page.

Selection Process Timeline


– Application Open: Now
– Application Deadline: September 12, 2024, at 3 p.m. EDT
– Selection Cycle: October – November 2024
– Program Commences: August 2025


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

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

Application Procedure

– Click Here to Apply
– The online application must be completed in English using Roman script. All requirements should be submitted electronically; no materials are accepted via email. You may access and continue your application as needed before submission. Remember to use a permanent email address for future correspondence regarding your admission status.
– Application Deadline: September 12, 2024, 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Late applications will not be entertained.
– Returning users from 2021 or later should log in as returning users to initiate a new application. If you applied or commenced an application before 2021, create a new account.

Application Deadline: September 12, 2024.

Apply HERE