Tsinghua University Schwarzman Scholarship 2024-25, China. (Fully Funded)

December 13, 2023

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Bursary Description

  • Fully Funded
  • Tsinghua University
  • Masters
  • Global Affairs, Leadership, Business and Economics, Public Policy, International Studies
  • International Students
  • China
  • 09/20/2024

Scholarship Description:

The Schwarzman Scholars Program offers a fully funded master’s scholarship at Tsinghua University in Beijing for international students. Annually, 200 scholars are chosen for this selective program, receiving coverage for tuition fees, room and board, health insurance, and a $4,000 stipend for personal expenses.

This program, situated at Tsinghua University, focuses on a rigorous exploration of global affairs, Chinese culture, and commerce. It aims to nurture future leaders who will contribute to a more peaceful and prosperous world. Candidates are chosen based on academic excellence and demonstrated leadership skills.

Tsinghua University, with a history dating back to 1911, is located on the grounds of the former Qing Dynasty imperial gardens, offering a historic and vibrant setting. It has a significant legacy of fostering global understanding and acting as a link between China and the world. The institution counts among its alumni some of China’s most influential leaders, including Presidents Xi Jinping and Hu Jintao, former Premier Zhu Rongji, and others, contributing to its status as one of China’s most esteemed institutions.

Degree Level:

Tsinghua University Schwarzman Scholarship 2024-25, China. (Fully Funded) is available to undertake Masters level programs at Tsinghua University.

Available Subjects:

The Schwarzman Scholars Program offers an array of programs focusing on:

  1. Global Affairs
  2. Leadership
  3. Public Policy
  4. Economics and Business
  5. International Studies

These programs encompass a wide range of disciplines and areas of study. For further information and details about each available program, explore the provided link here. It’ll offer insights into the specific courses, curriculum, and opportunities within these fields under the Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University.

Scholarship Benefits:

The Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University for 2023 offers a comprehensive scholarship package that includes:

  • Coverage of Tuition Fees.
  • Accommodation and Meal Expenses (Room and Board).
  • Travel to and from Beijing at the commencement and conclusion of the academic year.
  • An immersive in-country study tour.
  • Provision of necessary course materials and supplies.
  • Health Insurance.
  • A stipend of $4,000 designated for personal expenses.

This program stands as a significant philanthropic initiative, representing the most extensive collective charitable endeavor in China primarily supported by international donors.

Eligible Nationalities:

Open to all  nationalities.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for the Schwarzman Scholars Program are as follows:

  1. Educational Background:

    • Applicants should hold an undergraduate or first degree from an accredited college or university, or its equivalent.
    • Current undergraduate students must be on track to complete all degree requirements before August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year.
  2. Field of Study:

    • No specific field of undergraduate study is required. Applicants from all academic disciplines are welcome.
    • However, candidates should illustrate how participation in the program will contribute to their leadership development within their chosen field.
  3. Age Requirement:

    • Candidates must be at least 18 years old but not yet 29 years old as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year.
  4. English Language Proficiency:

    • Strong English language skills are necessary as all teaching will be conducted in English.
    • Applicants whose native language isn’t English must submit official English proficiency test scores.
    • Acceptable test options include TOEFL PBT (minimum score 600), TOEFL iBT (minimum score 100), or IELTS (minimum score 7).
    • The English proficiency requirement is waived for:
      • Applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where English was the primary language of instruction for at least two years of their academic program.
      • Candidates who have studied in English for two or more years at a Master’s degree level or higher.

      Read the complete eligibility criteria here.

      Application Procedure:

      To apply for the Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University, follow these steps:

      1. Create an Online Account: For international applicants, use the provided link to create your account. For applicants with Chinese passports, there’s a separate link for application.

      2. Fill in the Application Form: Provide the following details in the application form:

        • Personal Information
        • Biographical Profiles
        • Educational Background
        • Language Skills and Test Scores
        • Professional Experience
        • Experience Abroad
        • Leadership Roles
        • Awards and Recognitions
        • Disciplinary Actions (if applicable)
        • Recommendations
        • Essays, Transcripts, Resume/CV
        • Additional Information
        • Signature

        For guidance on filling out the application, refer to the provided link here.

      3. Prepare Required Documents:

        • Online Application
        • Resume (maximum 2 pages)
        • Transcripts/Academic Records
        • Two Essays
        • Three Letters of Recommendation
        • Optional: Video
      4. Queries or Assistance: For any questions or inquiries, refer to the provided link here for more information.

      5. Submit Your Application: Once all documents and information are ready, submit your application through the online portal.


        For USA and global applicants: Application Period: Apr 2024 – Sep 2024

            For Chinese applicants: Application Period: Jan 2024 – May 2024

            For more detailed guidance on the Schwarzman Scholars Program application process and to access the official website.

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