Friday, March 31, 2017

Schwarzman Scholars Program - China's Role in Global Affairs

Are you strongly motivated - by your professional and intellectual goals - to better understand China and its growing role in global affairs? Do you have an exceptional record of academic accomplishment, leadership, and service?  Learn about the Schwarzman Scholars Program!

The Schwarzman Scholarship is a highly-selective, fully-funded international program designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. The central feature of the Schwarzman program in an 11-month professional Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University

The program provides Scholars with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, engage in high-level interactions with Chinese leaders and visiting speakers, and learn from world-class faculty through a dynamic core curriculum and a choice of concentrations in:

1) public policy
2) international studies
3) business and economics

The Schwarzman Scholars experience also includes unparalleled opportunities outside of the classroom, including internships, senior mentors, and travel seminars around China.

UMD Recommendation Process: The University of Maryland, College Park will provide institutional recommendations for up to 5 students/alumni annually who are competing for a Schwarzman Scholarship. UMD recommendation is through a selective process - the deadline to apply for a UMD recommendation is May 31.
To learn more about the Schwarzman Scholars program and the UMD recommendation process contact Dr. Francis DuVinage at

Eligibility: All majors, all countries of citizenship are eligible; a minimum GPA of 3.8 or higher is very strongly recommended; must be under 29 years of age as of August 1, 2018; exceptional record of leadership, service, and academic accomplishment expected.

Francis DuVinage, Ph.D.
Director, National Scholarships Office and Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research
2403 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 314-9458
Fax: (301) 314-0085

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