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

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  • China, China
  • Apply Before : September 12, 2024

Opportunity Details

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

Opportunity Description

If you want to study in one of the world’s Top 20 universities with a world-class curriculum and get an immersive leadership experience, then apply to the Schwarzman Scholarship program to get a fully funded scholarship to study your master degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China and join a global network of leaders.

Program Overview

Schwarzman Scholars program is a one-year, fully funded scholarship program offered to the most promising young international 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, deepen academic and experiential knowledge of China, and expand their cultural understanding of China.


Application deadline:

  • For China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao national: January to 20 May,
  • Any other country from April 14 to September 12, (11:59 pm EDT)

Interview: Late October or Early November

Result notification: November

Program start: August 2025

Number of scholars: 200

Level of study: master’s degree

Duration: 1 year

Location: Beijing, China

Institution: Tsinghua University

Scholarship award: Annual

Number of interviewees: 300

Interview Location: previously Beijing, Bangkok, London or New York.  (the dates,  cities and exact locations will be shared by email).

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



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

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or obtain one before August 1
  • be between 18 and 28 years old as August
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency (IELTS7/TOEFL100). There is no need to take the TOEFL if the applicant has studied English for at least two years at the bachelor’s or master’s degree level or higher.
  • No citizenship restriction

Apply also: 

Chinese Government Scholarship – University program


Related: Read about available master’s degree Scholarships 



The following documents are required for the 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. two 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 potential
  • entrepreneurship character
  • cross-cultural adaptability
  • ability to of Opportunities, anticipation


Online Application

attend an online information session about this scholarship organized on the following dates:

Download the application instruction from the attachment below.

Candidates invited for interview are notified in mid-October. Interviews take place in three locations around the world with candidates often being invited to the geographically closest location.

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


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