Stephen Schwarzman is already renowned in the global financial community for Blackstone, the investment firm the American co-founded in 1985. He will also be remembered now as a good friend of China, after his launch of a US$300 million scholarship programme dedicated to the world's No 2 economy.Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 7:04am 1 comment
Blackstone Group Chairman Stephen Schwarzman has agreed to give US$100 million for a programme that will fund the studies of graduate students in China, similar to the Rhodes Scholarships program.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
With the global financial system still in a shaky state, many professionals continue to turn to postgraduate study to boost their prospects, despite some improvement in the Hong Kong economy.20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the world's most prestigious international study awards; recipients include former US president Bill Clinton, astronomer Edwin Hubble and Australian Nobel Laureate Howard Florey.27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Innovation design to be showcased as technology roadshow tours city13 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
A psychology graduate from Chinese University has scooped the prestigious HK$1 million Hong Kong Rhodes Scholarship in the face of competition from 40 outstanding students.
The award will enable Siron Ng Siu-lun, who graduated last month with first class honours, to realise his ambition to take two master's degrees at the University of Oxford within two years.15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Shelley Zhang Tianyu's mind briefly went blank when a judge for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship asked her to gauge the age of a painting hanging in front of them.15 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Applications are being invited for a two-year Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate studies or a second degree at Oxford University for those 25 or under by October next year. Closing date is September 30. Visit www.cuhk.edu.hk/osa/sfanews.htm7 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
Applications for next year's Rhodes Scholarship will close on September 30. Only one Hong Kong scholar will be chosen for further studies at Oxford University.2 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
As the SAR's newest Rhodes Scholar, Jade Lai Wing-yu has a decidedly world view.
'I think that eventually I want to go international in terms of the life I lead,' the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) graduate said.14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am