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The Selection Process is under way! On behalf of the entire Admissions Team, I would like to thank everyone participating in the 2020 selection process for the next cohort of Schwarzman Scholars. More than 3,000 applications were submitted for the U.S./Global admissions cycle this year. At such a consequential moment in history, we feel inspired…

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Greetings from the Schwarzman Scholars Admissions Team! We are one week away from our application deadline, and all of us are excited to dive into the selection season. I use the word, “excited” on purpose. Why? Because we genuinely love interacting with the people who apply for Schwarzman Scholars. Our applicants don’t just give us…

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5th Cohort Welcome Day

We formally welcomed our fifth cohort on August 24th – an incredible group of 131 individuals from 40 countries and 98 universities. Scholars heard from Founding Trustee Steve Schwarzman, Executive Director Amy Stursberg, Dean Xue Lan, and many other alumni and staff members about the upcoming year and the founding mission of the program: to…

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In light of the global situation surrounding the coronavirus, the Schwarzman Scholars team in Beijing and in New York is working hard to protect our Scholars, faculty, and staff on campus and beyond; our highest priority is their health and well-being. We are so proud of the incredible ways our community has come together to…

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We thought it important to share a message that Schwarzman Scholars leadership sent to all Scholars this week. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on the current crisis gripping the United States. Approximately 40 percent of your cohort comes from the U.S., which has recently experienced inexcusable acts of racial injustice and wrongful…

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New York and Beijing, April 13, 2020 – Schwarzman Scholars today announced that Cordel Faulk has been appointed Director of Global Admissions at Schwarzman Scholars, a highly selective Master’s program focused on leadership, China and Global Affairs. As Director of Global Admissions, Cordel will work closely with the Admissions teams both in New York and Beijing…

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Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.

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Schwarzman Scholars was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, which was founded in 1902 to promote international understanding and peace, and is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond. Blackstone Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman personally contributed $100 million to the program and is leading a fundraising campaign to raise an additional $500…

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Congratulations to Maggie Wedeman (Class of 2017) named as the NCUSCR inaugural Schwarzman Scholar Fellow. Maggie will join the team in August 2017 for a one-year fellowship where she will be  helping to implement programs including track II dialogues on critical bilateral issues. She will also play a key role in the National Committee-Schwarzman partnership,…

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Explore the recently opened Schwarzman College, Schwarzman Scholars’ dedicated state-of-the-art academic and residential building, designed by the world-renowned firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The building is one of the most advanced higher-education facilities in the world and one of the first LEED Gold-certified academic buildings in China. 1. The College is designed to harmonize Eastern and…

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