Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua University, China is inviting applications for its Masters Program for the year 2021.
Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Schwarzman College evokes historic Chinese characteristics as well as the residential colleges at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale. The College sits within Tsinghua University, one of China’s oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning.
Who can Apply?
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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 (for the current selection cycle, as of August 1, 2022).
Applicants must demonstrate strong English 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. This requirement is waived for applicants who studied at 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. 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.
- April 16: 2 PM EST (11.30 PM IST): Schwarzman Scholars U.S./Global Admissions Info Session
- April 20: 11 AM EST (8.30 PM IST): Reflections on Learning and Examining Leadership Structures
- April 29: 9 PM EST (6.30 AM IST): Schwarzman Scholars U.S./Global Admissions Info Session
How to Apply?
Online Application: The application must be completed online and submitted electronically once you have answered all the required questions. The application form must be completed in English. You do not have to complete the online application in one sitting; you may access, save, and continue work on your application as frequently as needed before submitting the application.
Supporting Documents: The supporting documents listed here are required to apply. We discourage applicants from submitting any supplemental materials that are not required, such as portfolios, writing samples, additional recommendations, etc. Such materials will not be shared with the Review Committee:
- 2 Essays
- Transcript/Academic Records
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- Video Introduction
Application Review and Interview: Applications are reviewed by a distinguished committee of business, government and academic leaders from around the world. A select number of candidates are invited for interviews in late October and early November before an international panel of leaders from a variety of backgrounds. These interviewers draw on their leadership experience to identify a cohort of highly accomplished candidates whose paths to leadership will be enhanced by an introduction to China and its global role.
- US & Global Admissions: admissions[at]schwarzmanscholars.org
- China Admissions: admissions[at]sc.tsinghua.edu.cn
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