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New York and Beijing, September 13, 2018 – Schwarzman Scholars announced that Professor Xue Lan has been appointed Dean of Schwarzman Scholars, a highly selective international scholarship program based at Tsinghua University in Beijing. As Dean of Schwarzman College, Professor Xue will work closely with the Executive Director and other program leadership both in New…

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Beijing, January 8, 2018 – Schwarzman College is pleased to announce the award of LEED Gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) under the LEED-New Construction system, a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement. The system provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. Set on the campus of Tsinghua…

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Schwarzman Scholars Celebrates Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Beijing, July 1, 2017 – Schwarzman Scholars today celebrated the commencement of the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. Attending the ceremony were Tian Xuejun, Vice Minister of Education of China, Yao Ming, Chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association, Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University, and Stephen A. Schwarzman, Founding…

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New York & Beijing, April 17, 2017 – Schwarzman Scholars has opened their global application for the third cohort of young leaders. The highly selective, fully-funded scholarship program is designed to ensure that the next generation of business, political, and civil society leaders can effectively serve as bridges between China and the rest of the…

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Single Biggest Philanthropic Effort in Chinese History with Over $430 Million Raised Largely from International Donors New York and Beijing, September 10, 2016. Groundbreaking leadership program Schwarzman Scholars today holds the official convocation ceremony to welcome its inaugural class of 110 scholars and celebrate the opening of the newly-constructed Schwarzman College on the campus of…

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New York & Beijing, April 15, 2016 – Schwarzman Scholars today announced that it is now accepting applications for its second class. The class of 2017-2018 will enroll in August 2017. Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one year Master’s degree program based at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s top academic institutions. Inspired by…

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New York and Beijing, January 25, 2016. Schwarzman Scholars, the prestigious Master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, designed to educate future leaders about China, today announced that Sir Nigel Thrift, the former Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick, has been appointed Executive Director. Dr. Thrift is one of the world’s leading…

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BEIJING AND NEW YORK, January 11th, 2016 – Schwarzman Scholars, the Master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced its inaugural class. 111 Schwarzman Scholars were selected from more than 3,000 applicants, making the program one of the most selective in the world with an acceptance rate of 3.7%. The first class of Schwarzman…

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Initial Class to be 100 Students; Program is Among the Most Selective in the World  BEIJING AND NEW YORK, October 13, 2015 – Schwarzman Scholars, the fully funded one-year Master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced that it received more than 3,000 applications from 135 countries for its first class. These candidates…

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New York, NY, September 28, 2015 – Schwarzman Scholars today announced that Debby Goldberg will serve as the Director of Development at Schwarzman Scholars, a highly selective international scholarship program based at Tsinghua University in Beijing. In this position, Ms. Goldberg will lead the program’s development efforts. Schwarzman Scholars has raised $340 million since 2013 from…

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