Lim ’17 Named Schwarzman Scholar

Friday, Dec 2, 2016

Preston Lim ’17, an NES concentrator who is also working on a Certificate in the History and Practice of Diplomacy, was named a 2018 Schwarzman Scholar. The Schwarzman Scholars program “is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future. … Drawing on the best traditions of Tsinghua and top academic institutions around the world, the curriculum bridges the academic and professional worlds to educate students about leadership and about China's expanding role in the world.” During the program, Lim “hopes to examine China’s One Belt One Road Policy, focusing on Chinese investment in Central Asia.” The Schwarzman Scholars program was founded by Blackstone Chairman, CEO, and co-founder Stephen A. Schwarzman “in order to give the most talented future leaders the power to change the course of history.”