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Founder, Steve Schwarzman, shares his thoughts on the creation and idea behind Schwarzman Scholars on CNBC.Com: Our ultimate vision for the impact of the program is equally as ambitious as our initial dream to get the program off the ground. We want to see a future U.S. Secretary of State sitting across from a foreign…

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Schwarzman Scholars is proud to be included in Architectural Digest as one of "The 9 Best New University Buildings Around the World." "Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman’s ambitious and boundary-pushing scholars program is well under way in Beijing. Designed by famed architect Robert A.M. Stern, the Stephen A. Schwarzman College is located on the campus of Tsinghua…

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“Blaise Buma, a Dec. 2015 mathematics graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been selected for the inaugural class of 111 Schwarzman Scholars, a one-year master’s program at China’s Tsinghua University inspired by the Rhodes Scholarships program at the University of Oxford,” writes Brian Eckert for W&L. Read the full article here.

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Source: Latin American Herald Tribune

First Schwarzman Scholars Announced for New China “Rhodes Scholarship”

‘“This class of Schwarzman Scholars represents a remarkable group of individuals who are committed to broadening their world view, undertaking new challenges and risks, and developing an understanding of China necessary to lead in the future,” said Schwarzman Scholars Global Director of Admissions, Rob Garris. “These 111 Scholars represent the first members of a constantly…

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Source: The Stanford Daily

Stanford students awarded inaugural Schwarzman Scholarship

“Alina Luk ’16 and Jordan Shapiro ’15 M.S. ’15 were selected from a pool of over 3,000 applicants from 135 countries to study in the newly-built Schwarzman College in Tsinghua, after going through a rigorous application process designed to evaluate intellectual talent, leadership potential and a desire to understand other cultures, according to the Schwarzman…

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‘“That period of time—2006 to 2008— was a big time of rapid growth in China,” said Ms. Wedeman, who is now a senior at the George Washington University with a double major in international affairs and Chinese language and literature,” writes Brittney Dunkins for GW Today. Read the full article here.

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Source: The Daily Princetonian

2 Undergraduates, 3 Alumni selected as Schwarzman Scholars

“Two University undergraduates, Ella Cheng ’16 and Tyler Rudolph ’16, as well as three alumni, Lucas Briger ’12, Anastasya Lloyd-Damnjanovic ’14 and Yung Yung (Rosy) Yang ’13 have received the Schwarzman Scholarship in its inaugural year,” writes Andie Ayala for The Daily Princetonian. Read the full article here.

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Source: The Irish Times

Future leaders selected for Schwarzman programme

“A current commander of a special operations forces team on a classified mission in Iraq who has completed more than 25 elite athletic competitions and the producer and star of Guy Dances Across China in 100 Days are among the first batch of Schwarzman Scholars, the master's degree programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing,” writes…

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‘“Congratulations to Ms. Ivana Thomas on winning the prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship,” said HU President Dr. William R. Harvey. “Ivana is a true example of the 'Standard of Excellence' and as she takes on this inaugural international scholarship we are certain she will represent the Hampton University community well with her grace and genius,”’ writes HU…

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“Two scholars from the University of Virginia will study public policy and economics in China as part of the inaugural class of the international Schwarzman Scholarships. Fourth-year student Benjamin Harris, 22, of Grundy, and 2010 alumnus Mostafa Allam, 26, of Cairo, Egypt, have been tapped for the program,” writes Matt Kelly for UVA Today. Read…

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