Stanford University Knight Hennessy Scholars

Deadline: 27 September  2017
Open to: citizens of all countries
Scholarship: full funding tuition, stipend and related academic expenses


Each year up to 100 high-achieving students (50 in the first year) who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford.


You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program if you are applying to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford

  • Pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, from PhDs in arts, education, engineering, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, or medicine;
  • Build skills in leadership and communication that will empower you to work across disciplines and to scale creative solutions for complex challenges;
  • Students who earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 or later are eligible to apply to the pioneer class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars.


Full funding includes:

  • Tuition;
  • Stipend;
  • Graduate program and related academic expenses; 
  • Additional financial support available.

How to Apply?

  • Online application for admission (including personal and academic information, etc.);
  • Resume / C.V.; 
  • Two recommendation letters; 
  • Two personal essays; 
  • Video submission; 
  • In-person assessment.
For more information please visit the official web page.

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