Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to inform you that they are hosting a private event for young professional applicants to the Schwarzman Scholars program. A description of Schwarzman Scholars is below, but in brief this is a Master’s program in Global Affairs at China’s prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing for applicants up to age 28. The program is designed to build a global network of future leaders in politics, civil society, and business and to ensure those leaders have a deep understanding of China.
The event will take place on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 6:30pm in New York, NY. To be considered for an invitation, send an inquiry with your name, professional affiliation, and a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention that you heard of this through YPFP. Those selected to attend will receive the location information upon registration. Schwarzman Scholars alumni and incoming students will be there and most of the event will be structured around conversation among alumni and prospective applicants. Early in the evening, the Global Director of Admissions, Dr. Robert Garris, will give a very brief introduction to the program and answer questions from attendees.
Note: while this invitation is non-transferable, you may recommend one additional person for invitation to the event, someone you think is a good match for this program. If you would like to recommend someone, please send that person’s name, email address, professional affiliation, and resume to email@example.com. This event is tailored towards young professional applicants; please refrain from sending the name of an undergraduate student. Thank you in advance for referring a member of your organization.
Schwarzman Scholars Application is Now Open!
Schwarzman Scholars is a fully-funded scholarship program designed to ensure that the next generation of global leaders are more effective in their work by understanding how their fields are being influenced by China's emerging global role and by having direct relationships with their peers from around the world. Application for the 2019/2020 class is now open, with selections made in November 2018.
Stephen A. Schwarzman established this fully-funded program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of the top academic institutions in China. Designed to educate the next generation of political, business and civil society leaders about China’s emerging role in the world, the program was announced in April of 2013 with both President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China sending letters of support. Schwarzman Scholars welcomed its first class of 100 students in August of 2016. The announcement of this first classwas profiled in the New York Times and other media around the world. Add your name to our email list to stay up to date on the program. More on the program and the online application are available at: www.schwarzmanscholars.org. Especially helpful are this video introduction and our full brochure.