“Lead the Future” Call for Application: Schwarzman Scholars- Young Leaders' One-Year Global Affairs Master’s Program in Beijing, China

6 April, 2021


*** Please note the updated deadline below 

Program overview
Schwarzman Scholars is an unparalleled graduate program for the next generation of young leaders, anchored in a fully funded 11-month master’s degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. The experience encompasses unique opportunities in and outside the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, opportunities to engage in high-level interactions with Chinese leaders and visiting speakers, optional internships, career development, and travel seminars around China.
The program is open to candidates between the ages of 18 and 29 years old, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree or its equivalent.
Mandarin skills are not required for admission. 
Whether in politics, business, sciences, or the arts, successful applicants are young people who have already begun to demonstrate the ability to lead, produce results in their fields, and a commitment to building understanding among people with differing perspectives.
The application will be open on April 14th, and will close on September 21, 2021, at 11:59PM.
To learn more about the application process and the requirements, visit the Schwarzman Scholars website.
Selection process
Applications will be reviewed by a distinguished team of readers from around the world who will narrow the pool based on an extensive set of guidelines. More than 400 finalists will be invited to an in-person interview in Beijing, Singapore, London, or New York, and will be notified of their acceptance by mid-November 2021.
For further information
Visit the Schwarzman Scholars website, and join a webinar (online information session).