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Schwarzman Scholars Program

The newest internationally competitive major scholarship program, the Schwarzman Scholars Program aims to create an international community of global leaders. Students from around the world will study together for one year at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, earning a Master’s Degree in either:

  • Public Policy,
  • Economics and Business,
  • or International Studies.

Schwarzman Scholars will also have internships in Beijing, be assigned mentors in relevant areas, and take part in educational excursions to other areas of China. No previous knowledge of Chinese is required, as all courses are taught in English. For more information see the national website.

Applications require university endorsement; interested students must contact Dr. Anne Wallen at annewallen@ku.edu by July 1 (for Chinese Nationals) or August 15 (for all other students). Earlier is, of course, better! 

The national deadline is July 15 for Chinese Nationals and September 15 for all others. Interviews for semi-finalists will occur in mid November and finalists will be notified by late November.


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