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Description: The Schwarzman Scholars Program offers a fully funded master's scholarship at Tsinghua University in Beijing for international students. Annually, 200 scholars are chosen for this selective program, receiving coverage for tuition fees, room and board, health insurance, and a $4,000 stipend for personal expenses. This program, situated at Tsinghua University, focuses on a rigorous exploration of global affairs, Chinese culture, and commerce. It aims to nurture future leaders who will contribute to a more peaceful and prosperous world. Candidates are chosen based on academic excellence and demonstrated leadership skills.

Course Level: Master’s Degree

Subject: Master’s Degree and Leadership Programme in Global Affairs with concentrations on one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies.

Grants: The extraordinary students selected to become Schwarzman Scholars will receive a comprehensive scholarship that will include tuition and fees, 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 personal stipend.

Eligibility criteria: 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.

· Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year.

· If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. Acceptable test options 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.

· This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from 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.

Deadline: 20 Sept 2024 (annual)

Official Website: http://schwarzmanscholars.org/