Schwarzman Scholarship program in China for Master Degree (Fully funded)

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  • Apply Before : September 21, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • No. of Opportunity 200
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 2428
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

Program Overview

Schwarzman Scholars program is a one-year fully-funded scholarship program offered to the most promising international young leaders after going through a rigid evaluation process. Scholarship participants will receive a Master’s Degree awarded by Tsinghua University, and accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The Scholarship’s main objective is to expand the Scholars’ professional networks, deepening academic and experiential knowledge of China, and expanding their cultural understandings of China.

Application deadline:

  • For China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao national: January to 20 May,
  • Any other country from April 14 to September 21, (11:59 pm EDT)

Interview: Late October or Early November

Result notification: November

Number of scholars: 200

Level of study: master degree

Duration: 1 year

Location: Beijing, China

Institution: Tsinghua University

Scholarship award: annual

Number of interviewees: 300

Interview Location: Beijing, Bangkok, London or New York. This year due to COVID 19 the interview will be online.


Applicants should meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for Schwarzman Scholarships

  • Hold a bachelors degree or obtain before August 1, 2021
  • be between 18 and 28 years old as August 2021
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency (IELTS7/TOEFL100.) No need to TOEFL if the applicant has studied for at least two years in the English language
  • No citizenship restriction

Apply also: 

Chinese Government Scholarship – University program

Benefits of the Schwarzman Scholarship:

  • Full tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Travel expenses (to and from Beijing)
  • In-country trip costs
  • Academic books and supplies
  • a Lenovo laptop
  • Health insurance
  • $4000 personal stipend


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the following documents are required for Schwarzman Scholars Application:

  • Complete online application
  • Undergraduate or graduate transcripts (official translations must be included, in case they are not in English.)
  • Three electronic letters of recommendation
  • One minute Video to introduce themselves and describe their interests and personality (Optional, 20MB)
  • CV (max. 2 pages)
  • Two Essays (Leadership essay-750 words and Statement of Purpose-500 words)
  • Short question answer
  1. Statement of Purpose and Leadership: describing specific examples of the applicant’s leadership (Max. 750 words)
  2. Current Affairs Essay: manifests the current factors influencing the chosen topic and make a feasible recommendation (Max. 500 words)


Application Process:

Interested candidates can apply using the application portal available on the Schwarzman Scholars website linked below.

Selection criteria

Successful applicants are selected based on the following criteria:

  • academic performance and aptitude
  • Leadership skills and potentials
  • entrepreneurship character
  • cross cultural adaptability
  • ability to of Opportunities anticipation


Online Application

Register for an online information session about this scholarship that will be organized on April 29.

For more information regarding the essays and application process please refer to the Schwarzman Scholarship website


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