October 02, 2014

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  • “In the 21st Century, China is no longer
    an elective course.”


    STEPHEN A. SCHWARZMAN


    The
    Program

    With a $350 million commitment, Schwarzman Scholars is the most significant program of its kind since the Rhodes Trust and will be the largest philanthropic effort undertaken in China by largely foreign donors.

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    • 200 SCHOLARS
      WORLDWIDE

      45% U.S.
      20% China
      35% Rest of world

    • AN ELITE, ONE-YEAR
      MASTER’S DEGREE

      Public Policy
      Economics & Business
      International Relations
      Engineering

    • STATE-OF-THE-ART
      CAMPUS

      Set at Tsinghua University
      Breaking ground in 2013


    The
    EXPERIENCE

    200 of the world's best and brightest students will have an incredible range of cultural and academic experiences, from travel throughout China to mentorship with global leaders and experts in their chosen disciplines.

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    BEIJING, CHINA

    A year of graduate study, immersed in China’s
    culture, economy and social life.


    The
    College

    Set at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University and designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the 258,000 square-foot Schwarzman College will house one of the most advanced higher-education facilities in the world.

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    The
    Campus

    Located in the heart of Beijing, Tsinghua University is one of the most renowned universities in China. The Stephen A. Schwarzman Scholars will live and study on Tsinghua's campus, enjoying access to the university's academic programs and cultural events.

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  • News

    October Campus Information Sessions

    Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to host the following campus information sessions during the month of October. This page will be updated as more visits are scheduled. October 2, 2014 Northwestern University – 10:00 AM at the Office of Fellowships University of Chicago – 1:30 PM at… READ MORE

    Schwarzman Scholars Names Global Director of Admissions

    Former Managing Director of the Rockefeller Foundation to Develop Global Admissions Platform for Elite Global Scholarship program  Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to announce that after an international search, former Managing Director of the Rockefeller Foundation, Robert Garris, has been… READ MORE

    Condoleezza Rice to Visit Future Campus of Schwarzman Scholars

    Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to announce that former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, a Schwarzman Scholars Honorary Advisory Board member, will visit the future campus of Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing this Sunday.  Inspired by the… READ MORE

    Schwarzman Scholars Marks First Year

    Elite international scholarship program successfully raises $275 million and increases endowment target to $350 million Opens Beijing and New York offices and makes key hires One year ago today, Blackstone founder Stephen A. Schwarzman announced a $100 million personal gift and $200 million… READ MORE

    Construction of a residential college named after Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman of U.S. private equity firm Blackstone, has begun at China’s prestigious Tsinghua University.

    Inspired by the residential colleges at Harvard and Cambridge, the eight-storey building, designed by the dean of Yale's School of Architecture Robert A. M. Stern, will feature an auditorium, a library, a sunken garden, a dining hall, fitness area and faculty apartments, covering an area of 24,000… READ MORE

    Building New Rhodes

    “The Oxford system”, noted Cecil Rhodes, “in its most finished form looks very unpractical, yet, wherever you turn your eye … an Oxford man is at the top of the tree”.[1] Like any shrewd businessman, Mr. Rhodes turned this insight into something tangible. Explicitly outlined in his… READ MORE

    HBS Alum Creates New Scholarship Program

    When the first batch of Schwarzman Scholars arrive at Tsinghua University in Beijing in 2016, any Harvard students among them might find their residential life strikingly familiar. Designs for Schwarzman College’s forum were modeled after the Harvard Kennedy School’s John F. Kennedy Jr.… READ MORE
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