You have the opportunity to be a part of the Schwarzman scholars program 2020/2021. The Schwarzman scholars program is meant for young leaders. About 200 young people will be selected to study in China and everything will be fully funded! Application is open to Nigerians, Africans and young people around the world.
One things that stands out is that the Schwarzman Scholars program 2020/2021 will be selected on the basis of not only their academic aptitude and intellectual ability, but also their leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, ability to anticipate and act on emerging trends and opportunities, exemplary character, and desire to understand other cultures, perspectives and positions.
All qualified candidates will have successfully completed their undergraduate degrees prior to enrollment and must be proficient in English
Eligibility Requirements for Schwarzman scholars program 2020/2021
1. You must have Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent
Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements before August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it is important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.
2. Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1 of their Schwarzman Scholars enrollment year
3. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT). Minimum score 600
4. Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT). Minimum score 100
5. International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Minimum score 7.English
6. Applicants must demonstrate strong English skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. This requirement is waived for applicants who studied at an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least two years of the applicant’s academic program. The requirement will also be waived for applicants who have studied in English for two or more years at a Master’s degree level or higher
Benefits of Schwarzman scholars program 2020/2021
The students selected to become Schwarzman Scholars will receive a comprehensive scholarship. It will include:
- Tuition Fees
- Room and board
- Travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year
- An in-country study tour
- Required course books and supplies
- Health insurance
- A stipend of $4,000 for personal expenses
How to Apply for the Schwarzman scholars program 2020/2021
Interested candidates participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to produce results within their own culture and context by inspiring and guiding groups and to not only benefit from but also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program. The process includes an online application and evaluation as well as in-person regional interview.
Applications for U.S and Global applicants open in April 2019 for the 2020-2021 class, with selections made in November 2019. Applicants with Chinese passports apply by May 2019, with selections made in September 2019. Please review basic eligibility requirements via the link to the right.
What will be required for application include:
- Online application
- Resume (2 page maximum)
- Transcripts/Academic Records
- Essays (2)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Video (optional)
You can go here to apply now
The deadline is 30th, September 2019.
The official website is located at schwarzmanscholars.org