Scholarship opportunity: Tsinghua University two-week study visit 2017

China’s prestigious Tsinghua University is offering 3x scholarships for ICMA Centre students to visit and study in China for two weeks as part of the university’s ‘Financial Leaders of Tomorrow’ 2017 Summer Program.

The New Library of Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University is an extremely well established university and a top institution in China for finance and business education. This is a truly unique opportunity to expand your skill set, gain an international education in finance, and add an extra dimension to your CV for future jobs.

About the programme

When: 2-14 July 2017 Programme content: Click here for more information about the programme on the Tsinghua University website Cost: The scholarship entitles three students chosen by the ICMA Centre to have their application fee completely waived (including cost for accommodation, meals, lectures and programme-oriented domestic transportations). This does mean that the students should be responsible for cost of their visa applications, international flights, ground transportation to PBCSF from the airport in Beijing, and other pre-and-post programme logistic expenses.

Am I eligible?

This opportunity is open to all current undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students studying finance courses at the ICMA Centre.

How to apply - in 2 steps:

In order to take part in this opportunity, you will need to make an application. Out of these applications three winners will be chosen by academic staff.

Step 1. Create a video

  • No more than 1 minute 30 seconds in length
  • Detailing why you should be chosen for this opportunity
  • Titled “Why choose me?”
  • Can be in any video file/format

Step 2. Submit your application There are two ways you can submit your video: i) By email: Send to marketing@icmacentre.ac.uk with the subject line “Tsinghua University Summer Program". Use a Dropbox link in the body of the email and please include your name, student number, and course

ii) By USB stick: Hand in a USB stick containing your video file to the ICMA Centre front office. Please include your name, student number, and course.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is 9am on Monday 20 February 2017

Deadline extension: apply for this opportunity by 9am on Friday 24 February 2017 Beijing study trip: My top 4 experiences from my trip to Tsinghua University – by Vicky Lee

When I first arrived there was a welcome dinner where we were all able to meet most of the students from the summer program. All the students were recommended to download WeChat as soon as we arrived as a form of group communication and information. Throughout the two-week program we attended lectures about the Chinese financial markets, visited the famous sights of Beijing, and study trips to financial institutions.

There were so many great moments from the trip, but if I had to choose, my top experiences would be...

Read Vicky's full blog here

Published 1st February 2017

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