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Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance Financial Leaders of Tomorrow Program Scholarships

The PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University (Tsinghua PBCSF) welcomes you to enjoy 2 weeks of study and fun at the leading university in China, and make some great memories and friends in the process!

The Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance is offering two scholarships to students attending GBSN Member Schools. A grant will cover the full program tuition.

The scholarship application deadline is closed.

General Information

The two-week Tsinghua PBCSF Summer Program, in its sixth year, will continue to offer financial lectures for the attendees to comprehensively understand China’s financial markets. You will also have the opportunity to explore the nation’s capital and attend various cultural events.

As a world-leading teaching and research institution, Tsinghua University has long been dedicated to introduce the breadth and wonder of China’s culture to the world, and promoting exchanges between young people from the East and West. Constantly ranked as the top university in China, Tsinghua University enjoys a prestigious history of excellence that very few other Chinese universities even come close to.

The PBC School of Finance, the 17th school of the illustrious and time-honored university, was founded in March of 2012. The establishment of the School represents the culmination of the collaboration between the People’s Bank of China (China’s central bank) and Tsinghua University.

The School’s predecessor was the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China, established in 1981 by the central bank. The Graduate School distinguished itself from other institutions by producing graduates who have played major roles in the crafting of China’s economic and financial policies and are taking leadership positions in the Chinese financial industry.

Combining the educational strengths of Tsinghua University and the Graduate School of PBC, the new school is committed to building itself into a world-class financial institute, cultivating professional talents across financial sectors, and providing substantive policy advice to government agencies and institutions.

Academic Program

A typical day in the Tsinghua PBCSF Summer Program consists of lectures from 9:00 to 11:30am, and corporate visits or cultural events from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. One day is preserved for sightseeing in the capital city of Beijing.



Presently a college junior, senior, or a master’s degree student majored in Finance, Economics or related subjects.


The program is delivered in English. While there is no strict requirement for English proficiency under the program, the attendees are expected to have good writing and conversational skills in English.


To apply for the GBSN scholarship, email all required application documents to summer@pbcsf.tsinghua.edu.cn

  1. CV/Résumé
  2. Application essay (within 600 words, stating your motive, interest and background, etc.)
  3. Scanned copy of valid passport (photo page)
  4. Scanned copy of a current student ID
  5. University transcript

Contact Information

SUMMER TEAM: summer@pbcsf.tsinghua.edu.cn