Schwarzman Scholarship for Arab students

Type: Master’s Degree

Who: Arab students interested in Global Affairs

What: Tuition fees and related expenses

When: 2020-2021

Where: Tsinghua University in China

Program Length: 1 year

Deadline to Apply: 22 September 2020

Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: China

Academic Subject(s): Global Affairs


The Schwarzman Scholars program offers international students the chance to acquire a Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The program covers tuition and other expenses, including room and board, travel to and from Beijing, books and supplies, a laptop computer, health insurance, and a personal stipend. 

The Schwarzman Scholars program 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.

The Schwarzman Scholars program is open to citizens from any country. The application timeline differs between U.S./Global applicants and passport or permanent resident card holders from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.


Candidates must:

– Hold an undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university.

– Be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year.

– Demonstrate strong English-language proficiency:

TOEFL iBT: minimum score 100

TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition: minimum score 100

TOEFL PBT: minimum score 600

IELTS Academic: minimum score 7

IELTS Indicator: minimum score 7

How to Apply

Required records and forms include:

– Online application. To start an application, click here

– Résumé (2 page maximum)

– Transcripts/Academic Records

– Essays (2)

– Letters of Recommendation (3)

– Video (optional)

For complete application instructions, click here.

To see a sample application, click here.

For further information, click here.

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