With the support of founding sponsors Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bloomberg, Deloitte and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the GBJ program is in its twelfth year and counts 326 graduates from 60 countries.

The Tsinghua School of Journalism and Communication has a long history of cooperation with major international media and financial-information organizations, such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Financial Times, CNN and others. These partners have contributed talent, equipment and internships for students. 

In addition, Global Sources sponsors a scholarship program and paid internships for three students each year.