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Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars


Schwarzman Scholars is a one year fully-funded master’s program in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. As the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century, Schwarzman Scholars aspires to build a global network of young leaders who will work together to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world. Each year, up to 200 candidates are chosen for this highly selective program. Scholars are selected based on their leadership qualities and the potential to understand and bridge cultural and political differences. They live in Beijing for a year of intensive study, honing leadership skills through a curriculum designed and taught by leading academics from internationally ranked institutions. Though classes are taught in English, international students are required to study Mandarin. Scholars also spend considerable time outside the classroom in cultural immersion to develop a better understanding of China – attending lectures, workshops, and discussion groups; and being mentored and advised by leaders across sectors.

Scholarships and Funding

International students

Chinese Government Scholarship:

  • Tuition/year - 29,000
  • Accommodation fee per year - 8,400/ 36,000
  • Medical insurance per year - 800
  • Total funding per year - 74,200

To learn more or apply, please click here.

Beijing Scholarship for International Students

  • Full tuition scholarship/ partial tuition scholarship (need to pay the tuition difference)

To learn more or apply, please click here.

Shenzhen Dayun Studying Fund

  • Full tuition, accommodation, and medical insurance scholarship

To learn more or apply, please click here.

All students

Shenzhen graduate student grants

  • 7,200 (600 per month for a year)

Tsinghua University graduate student grants

  • 6,720 (560 per month for a year)


  • Haidian District

    30 Shuangqing Rd, 蓝旗营 Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100190, Haidian District

  • Shenzhen

    Open FIESTA Address: Room 301e, Building E, Tsinghua Campus, the University Town, 518055, Shenzhen