The Schwarzman Scholarship is an all-expenses-paid scholarship to the one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

The Schwarzman Scholarship aims to support the next generation of global leaders in a wide variety of fields. Prior knowledge of Chinese is not required. Students live and study together on the campus of Schwarzman College, a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility where all classes are taught in English. Students will pursue degrees in one of three disciplines:

  • Public Policy
  • Economics and Business
  • International Studies

Conditions of Eligibility

  • You already have or are on track to receive a bachelor’s degree by August 2019
  • You are at least 18 and not yet 29 years of age
  • You have English language proficiency

While there is no minimum GPA for the Schwarzman Scholarship, the median GPA of successful applicants has been 3.8, with only a few scholarship winners under 3.7

Application Materials

Application instructions can be found on the Schwarzman Scholars webpage

Application Deadline

Please consult the Schwarzman Scholars webpage for deadline information. UT-Austin does not screen applicants, but will provide a brief letter of institutional support attesting to your GPA and enrollment status, and describing any honors, activities, or programs that are specific to UT-Austin.