Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Schwarzman Scholars - Award for Graduate Study in China

Beginning in 2016, the Schwarzman Scholars program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, the Schwarzman Scholars program 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.
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
Candidate Profile: Schwarzman Scholars will be selected on the basis of high academic and intellectual accomplishment, proven leadership ability, evidence of entrepreneurial ability and exemplary character, and a demonstrated desire to understand other cultures, perspectives and positions. Cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher. Applicants must be at least 18 but not yet 28 years of age as of June 30, 2016.
The deadline to apply is October 1, 2015. Learn more about this exciting, exceptionally competitive opportunity by attending an information session at the National Scholarships Office. The sessions will be in 2403 Marie Mount Hall. Please RSVP to scholarships@umd.edu.
  • Thursday, February 26 – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 26 – 4:30 pm
For more information, see the Schwartzman Scholars website at: http://schwarzmanscholars.org/