Apply to become a global leader through the Schwarzman Scholars program

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Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, fully funded one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future.  Schwarzman Scholars pursue degrees in one of three disciplines: Public Policy, Economics and Business, and International Studies.  The Outreach and Selection Officer for the Schwarzman Scholars program, Christian Tanja, will be at Syracuse University to meet with interested students on Thursday March 29, 2018, 4:00 to 5 p.m. in 237 Sims Hall.

Eligible applicants must have a completed undergraduate degree by August 1, 2019.  The program is open to eligible applicants of any nationality and not yet 29 years old  as of August 1, 2019.

For inquiries, contact Jolynn Parker ( or Naomi Shanguhyia (, Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising (CFSA), 306 Bowne Hall, 315.443.2759

Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.

With the inaugural class enrolled in 2016, the program gives the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

Students live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College, a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility, where all classes are taught in English. Students pursue a Masters in Global Affairs, immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators and senior leaders in business, politics and society. In an environment of intellectual engagement, professional development and cultural exchange, they learn from one another and pursue their academic disciplines while building their leadership capacities. This experience will expand students’ understanding of the world and create a growing network of global leaders for the future.

For those ready to make their mark on the world, Schwarzman Scholars represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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