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NEW Schwarzman Scholars Program visits Colgate on 4/15

By Kim Germain on April 7, 2015

Schwarzman Scholars will be visiting Colgate University on April 15, 2015 at 4:15pm in Coop 134. Students, faculty, and staff who are interested in learning about this wonderful new opportunity are highly encouraged to attend.

Schwarzman Scholars, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, is a brand new program designed to help future leaders meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond by preparing them to better understand China’s culture, economy, governance, and motivations. Up to 200 Scholars chosen annually from around the world for this highly selective, fully-funded program will have an unrivaled opportunity to live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling, and developing firsthand exposure to China and its people. Scholars will study for a one-year Master’s degree in public policy, international studies, or economics and business at Tsinghua University. They aim to build a diverse cohort and welcome applicants from any undergraduate major. No prior study of China or Chinese language is required.

Schwarzman Scholars is looking for applicants with the following characteristics:

  • Leadership potential
  • Strong intellectual capacity
  • Personal integrity and strong character
  • Are at least 18 but not yet 28 years of age as of June 30 of matriculation year
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in hand before July of matriculation year

The new application opens this month, and the first cohort will be admitted in the fall of 2015 for study in Beijing during 2016-2017. The application deadline is October 1. For more information, visit the Schwarzman website.

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