One year of graduate study in global affairs in Beijing, China

Deadline

TBA

Deadline during the Fall semester for most applicants.

Chinese passport holders have a May deadline.

Contact

NCS
ncs-ousf@duke.edu

Award recipients

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Sejal Mayer-Patel

Schwarzman Scholar, Class of 2024
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Raghav Rasal

Schwarzman Scholar, Class of 2023
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Cole Walker

Schwarzman Scholar, Class of 2023

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

Professional (Law/Medicine/Business)
Public Service
Social Sciences

Citizenship

U.S. Citizen, Non-US Citizen, DACA Recipient

Status

Senior Year, Young Alumni

Location

International

Endorsement Required

No

Award Amount

Full funding including tuition, room & board, and travel.

Age Limit

29 years old

Description

The Schwarzman Scholars program funds one year of study in Beijing, China. Scholars will live in residence at Schwarzman College and receive a Master’s in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University. Classes are available in English. Required coursework and additional co-curricular programming focuses on leadership development and networking with global leaders across a wide variety of fields and industries. Please note, Chinese passport holders will apply through a separate process with an earlier deadline.

Benefits

The scholarship covers all educational and living expenses for one year of study, including tuition, fees, housing, food, and travel. 

Scholars also participate in professional development and community events, as well as gain access to a strong alumni network and ongoing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and advancement.

Links

NCS Scholarship Information in Canvas - specialized application advice.

Eligibility

Applicants must be graduating seniors or young alumni under the age of 29.

Selection Criteria

  • Leadership abilities
  • Character and integrity
  • Academic aptitude and intellectual ability
  • Empathy and intercultural competency
  • Open-mindedness
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

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