Become a Schwarzman Scholar. Learn more on Friday, April 23.

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Christian Tanja (purple tie) with a group of Schwarzman Scholars — photo taken pre-pandemic

Christian Tanja, a representative from the Schwarzman Scholars program, will be hosting an information session via Zoom for students about the program on Friday, April 23rd from noon to 1 pm.We encourage Syracuse University student scholars to consider applying to join another outstanding group of talented young leaders from all corners of the world.  Schwarzman Scholars is a competitive program that funds students to attend a one-year master’s degree program in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Schwarzman Scholars is especially looking for applicants with a demonstrated history of leadership on and off campus and clear academic and professional goals.

Kyle Rosenblum ’20 and Mallie Prytherch ‘G19 – Scholars for Schwarzman’s class of 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 respectively – will also be discussing their experiences applying for and participating in the program.

Students from any discipline are encouraged to apply.  Interested students should register here for the information session. For questions and to request accommodations, please email

With a front row seat to global leadership and practical opportunities to construct interdisciplinary solutions, Schwarzman Scholars are better positioned to succeed and more in demand around the world than ever before.

The program is open to candidates between the ages of 18 and 28 years old, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree or its equivalent.

To access the U.S./Global application and learn more about requirements please visit the Schwarzman Scholars website.

The Schwarzman Scholars U.S./Global application deadline is September 21, 2021 – 11:59PM, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Click here to view the full Application Instructions.