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A CALL FOR FUTURE LEADERS
Interested candidates will participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. The process includes an online application and credentials evaluation as well as in-person regional interviews. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to not only benefit from but also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program.Apply
Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University hosted an opening ceremony on September 10 for the class of 2020-2021, a group of 131 young talents from 40 countries and regions. For the first time, the ceremony was held both online and offline.
A letter from Tsinghua to students, faculty and staff members
2019.12.04 Schwarzman Scholars Announces Class of 2021
NEW YORK & BEIJING, December 4th, 2019 – Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced its fifth class.
On a crisp early autumn day in Beijing, Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University greeted its freshmen, the 139 young talents from 36 nations aspiring to begin a brand new journey.
CONDOLEEZZA RICE66th United States Secretary of State
“THE RISE OF CHINA PRESENTS BOTH OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES, AS WE BECOME MORE INTERTWINED ECONOMICALLY AND POLITICALLY.”
COLIN POWELL65th United States Secretary of State
“LOOKING TO THE FUTURE, IT IS CRITICAL THAT THE WESTERN WORLD DEEPEN ITS UNDERSTANDING OF CHINA — AND NOT JUST OF CHINA’S ECONOMY AND POLITICS, BUT ALSO ITS HISTORY, CULTURE AND SOCIAL FORCES.”
HENRY KISSINGER56th United States Secretary of State
“WE NEED TO FORGE A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE U.S. AND CHINA, AND DIMINISH CULTURAL BIASES TO MITIGATE POSSIBLE TENSIONS AND CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BOTH COUNTRIES.”
TONY BLAIRFormer British Prime Minister
“SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARS WILL PREPARE FUTURE LEADERS TO INTERACT IN A CONSTRUCTIVE AND COLLABORATIVE WAY — BALANCING HEALTHY COMPETITION WITH LASTING PARTNERSHIPS.”
NICOLAS SARKOZYFormer French President
“SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARS IS A VISIONARY PROGRAM THAT PREPARES FUTURE LEADERS TO ACT, AND INTERACT, IN TODAY’S RAPIDLY EVOLVING ECONOMIC AND GEOPOLITICAL LANDSCAPE.”