Schwarzman Scholars Program

A comprehensive scholarship to support students pursuing a one-year Masters in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Applications open

1 Apr 2023

Applications closed

1 Sep 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 2

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • hold a passport other than from Chinese mainland,  Hong Kong,  Macau or Taiwan (Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan passport holders see here)
    • have completed or be on track to complete an undergraduate degree
    • be 18 - 28 years of age
    • be proficient in the English language

    Further information on eligibility requirements, refer to Schwarzman Scholars website.

    Selection criteria

  • Application process

    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.

    Timelines differ for Chinese passport holders (China mainland, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan). Please see here.

    Detailed information about the program, including upcoming sessions on the application process and curriculum, is available from the Schwarzman Scholars website.

What are the benefits?

A comprehensive scholarship which covers the cost of tuition, accommodation, travel to and from Beijing, study materials including a laptop and smartphone, health insurance and a living stipend.

For further information, refer to the  Schwarzman Scholars website

For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.