Schwarzman Scholars: Earn a One-Year Master’s Degree in China

The USF Office of National Scholarships is recruiting high-achieving students to apply for the Schwarzman Scholarship. The Schwarzman is a highly competitive scholarship that sends 200 students from around the world to Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in order to pursue a unique one-year master’s degree in one of three concentrations:

  • Public Policy
  • Economics and Business
  • International Studies

The program’s curriculum is designed to build students’ leadership abilities and deepen their knowledge of China in a global context.

Chinese language proficiency is not required, as all classes are taught in English, but an interest in the affairs of China should be present.

The two main eligibility requirements are:

  • Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent:
    Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements by August 1, 2017 before orientation begins. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it will be important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.
  • Age Requirement:
    Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1, 2017.

For more information, please refer to the Schwarzman website:

If you are interested, please email Mr. Robert Annis at right away. The intent to apply deadline is June 1st and the Campus Deadline for submission of application materials is August 24st.

ONS will host Schwarzman Informational Workshops on May 24th at 11:00 AM in ALN 252 and June 13th at 1:00 PM in ALN 252.


Deadline: Schwarzman Scholars in China

Schwarzman Scholars is a one-year funded Master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Enrolling the inaugural class in 2016, the program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks. Students will live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College, a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility, where all classes will be taught in English. Students will pursue degrees in one of three disciplines:

  • Public Policy
  • Economics and Business
  • International Studies

To apply, visit the USF Office of National Scholarships and see an Advisor.

Deadline: 8/26/15