The registration process for the annual Schwarzman Scholars Programme at Tsinghua university has finally commenced. Learn how to apply in our post.
The Schwarzman Scholars Programme is a fully-funded scholarship in China, funded through the Schwarzman Scholars Programme and offered to students at one of the prestigious universities in the country (The Tsinghua University, Beijing China).
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Brief Description of the Schwarzman Scholars Programme:
Host Country of the Scholarship: China
Host University of the Scholarship: Tsinghua University, Beijing China
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarship
Degree level: Master’s Degree
Field of Study: Leadership Programme in Global Affairs
Disciplines Offered: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies
Title of Scholarship: Schwarzman Scholars Programme
Application Deadline: Not Specified
Program Commencement: Program not yet opened
Total No of Scholarships Available Yearly: Up to 200 students are awarded yearly
Eligible Countries: All Nationalities
Brief Introduction to the Program:
The Schwarzman Scholars Programme is a special type of scholarship, prepared for international students in a bid to build the next generation of global leaders. It is the first of many scholarships created to tackle the geopolitical landscape issues of the 21st century.
The program is designed to provide the world’s most talented and brightest students with the best set of instruments needed to develop their leadership skills, and professional networks, as well as to ensure their preparedness for the global task ahead through a one-year Master’s Degree program at the Tsinghua University in Beijing – A prestigious University in China.
Aims And Benefits Of The Scholarship:
The awarded scholars for the program will be rewarded with the following benefits-
- A fully funded scholarship that covers both tuition and fees, room and board.
- Provisions of traveling allowances, to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of every academic year will be made available to successful the Schwarzman Scholars.
- Schwarzman Scholars will enjoy a study tour within the country at the expense of the scholarship’s grant.
- They will be provided with all their required course books as well as every stationeries needed.
- Schwarzman Scholars will be given personal stipends for their upkeep.
- Provisions will be made available for health insurance
The eligibility requirements for the Schwarzman Scholars Programme can be grouped into three major categories as listed below-
- Applicant’s academic qualifications
- Applicant’s age requirement and lastly,
- Applicant’s English proficiency test results
This is broken down for better guidance and assimilation in the following texts below.
Applicant’s Academic Qualification:
Only applicants who are currently enrolled and are undergoing an undergraduate degree program, first-degree program, or their equivalent at an accredited university are eligible and are allowed to apply for the program.
However, these students must be on the verge of rounding up all the degree requirements before the 1st of August 2022. No specific requirements are needed for any field of undergraduate study. Applicants are to state clearly in their application how participating in the Schwarzman Scholars Programme will be of immense help in developing their potential within their field of study.
Applicant’s Age Requirement:
The applicants applying for the Schwarzman Scholars Programme must have at least attained 18 years of age but not yet 29 years of age at the period of their application.
Applicant’s English Language Proficiency Test Result:
IELTS, TOEFL, and their likes are popularly known across the world as the required tests for students who are aiming to pursue a degree in any of the English-speaking countries.
They are also used by other developed countries like Germany, China, Netherlands aside from their native languages as the medium to test international students’ proficiency in the English language. This is to aid in determining what language the student can easily understand and assimilate while learning.
Applicants for the scholarship must be able to demonstrate strong English language skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. Applicants whose native languages are not English, are to submit alongside their other application details the official English proficiency test scores. Below are the acceptable test scores and test options:
• Minimum score of 600 in TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required.
• Minimum score of 100 in TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test of English as a Foreign Language).
•International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum score of 7 is required.
NOTE: This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program. The requirement will also be waived for applicants who have studied English for two or more years at a Master’s degree level or higher.
How to Apply:
Are you interested and qualified for the Schwarzman Scholars Programme?
Visit the official website of the scholarship here to learn more information about the scholarship processes and click the link below to complete your application online.
Application instructions For the Schwarzman Scholars Programme:
- To apply, you are to complete your application online, fill out the application form, and submit all required documents before or by the deadline.
- Candidates from the US and other countries are to submit applications by the deadline.
- Applicants who hold passports from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao can apply until-see more from the link provided below.
- It is important for applicants to visit the official website (link found provided above) to access the application forms and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Documents you will Need to Complete your Application:
- A maximum of 2 pages of resume
- Recommendation letter
- Records of academic qualifications
- A short video (this is optional anyways)
Deadline of the Schwarzman Scholars Programme:
Application deadline for the scholarship for international students – Not specified
Application deadline for Chinese students – Not specified
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