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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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Last week, our inaugural class of Scholars arrived at Schwarzman College, kicking off their orientation. The week included tours of the building and campus, course introductions, conversations on the program's governance and ethos, as well as plenty of opportunities for Scholars to get to know one another.

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As we near the September 15 deadline, Rob Garris, Global Director of Admissions, shared his views and recommendations for students completing their applications.

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We sat down with Nigel Thrift, the Executive Director of Schwarzman Scholars, to hear his thoughts on what's in store for our inaugural class of Scholars. So much work has gone into this first year of Schwarzman Scholars. As we near the scholars’ arrival, what parts of the program are you personally most excited about?…

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Nigel Thrift, Executive Director of Schwarzman Scholars, shares his thoughts on the program’s role in global affairs and its ability to connect the best and bright students from the around the world. Dr. Thrift is one of the world’s leading human geographers, and previously served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research at the University of Oxford.

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The inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars arrives later this month. Below are a few photographs from earlier in the summer showing the near-final building as we complete construction.

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The Schwarzman Scholars program, founded by Blackstone CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman, is designed to be an academically-rigorous global postgraduate program – and one that is oriented to today’s reality: a world where China plays an increasingly important role. The program’s vision is to bring together the best young minds and future leaders from around the…

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Take a look inside our application process and watch our inaugural applicant pool embark on their interviews with high-profile panels of leading thinkers in business, politics and academics.

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Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to host the following campus information sessions and webinars. This page will be updated as more sessions are scheduled.

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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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