With a $350 million gift, Schwarzman Scholar will be the single biggest charitable exertion at any point embraced in China by generally globally givers. The phenomenal understudies chose to move toward becoming Scholars will get a far-reaching scholarship.
Qualified Countries: International Students
Establishment Name: Tsinghua University
To be taken at (nation): China
Qualified Field of Study: Scholarship is accessible for Master Degree program.
Scholarships Deadline: Sep 26, 2019
Schwarzman Scholars was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, which was founded in 1902 to promote international understanding and peace, and is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond. Blackstone Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman personally contributed $100 million to the program and is leading a fundraising campaign to raise an additional $350 million from private sources to endow the program in perpetuity. The $450 million endowments will support up to 200 scholars annually from the U.S., China and around the world for a one-year Master’s Degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities and an indispensable base for the country’s scientific and technological research. Scholars chosen for this highly selective program will live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling, and developing a better understanding of China.
Type: Masters Degree Offered Since: 2015 Eligibility: The following criteria must be met by all candidates:
• Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or. university or it is equivalent. App cants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements before orientation begins on 1 August 2020. There are no requirements for the specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it will be important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field. • Age. Applicants must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of 1 August 2020 • Citizenship. There are no citizenship or nationality requirements in • English language proficiency. Applicants must demonstrate strong English Language skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. Acceptable test options are: o Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT) o Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) o International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least three years of the applicants’ academic program.
Number of Awardees: Up 50 200 exceptional men and women will be accepted into the program each year. The class that begins in summer 2019 will include 125 scholars, and the program will grow to include up to 200 students in the coming years.