Wednesday, August 5, 2020

[Master and PhD Degree] Knight-Hennessy Scholarship at Standford University 2021, California (Fully Funded)

We believe Knight-Hennessy Scholars will attract the most promising future leaders from all disciplines and geographies to Stanford University. Here, you will engage in a transformative experience comprising multidisciplinary education, leadership development, and achieving a global perspective.
We are designing the Knight-Hennessy Scholars admission process with the goals of allowing you to know yourself better, enabling us to understand you, and empowering you to make your best case for admission - all while making the admission process itself a great experience for you.

Roughly 2,000 graduate students enroll at Stanford each year. All of you are amazing. 100 of you (75 in the second year) will be Knight-Hennessy Scholars. If you aspire to become a Knight-Hennessy Scholar, you'll be in good company.
Your fellow Scholars will span all seven schools at Stanford. The student and faculty community of your home department will be your primary affiliation, and the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will provide you with access to unique additional opportunities to develop, grow, and learn.

Your fellow Knight-Hennessy Scholars will join Stanford from colleges and universities throughout the world, from a wide array of disciplines and professional experiences, and with a breadth of background, belief, and aspiration. This is a multifaceted community united by your shared potential for leadership, your belief in positive change, and your humility and kindness.

(3:00-4:00 PM Pacific Time) Knight-Hennessy Scholars Online Information Session
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Fully Funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.

  • We encourage applications to Knight-Hennessy Scholars from citizens of all countries. That’s natural since we expect Knight-Hennessy Scholars to have global impact.
  • You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program if you are applying to enroll in any full-time graduate degree program at Stanford (for example, but not limited to, DMA, Eng, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, or PhD) or if you plan on pursuing one of Stanford’s many joint- and dual- graduate degree options (for example, but not limited to, MD+PhD, JD+MA, MBA+MS).*
  • You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program if you received your first/bachelor’s degree in 2014 or later. That means:
    • You must have graduated in January 2014 through September 2021 to enroll at Stanford in autumn 2021.
    • U.S. military (active or veteran) applicants: You receive a two-year extension of eligibility due to longer service commitments. You are eligible if you earned your undergraduate (bachelor's or first) degree in 2012 or later.
    • If you are still in college studying for your first/bachelor’s degree, you are eligible to apply as long as you will complete your first/bachelor’s degree before you enroll as a graduate student at Stanford.

How to Apply:
  • To enroll in September 2021, you must apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by October 9, 2019, at 1:00pm Pacific Time. You must also apply separately to the specific Stanford graduate degree program that you wish to pursue. Review the application requirements for more context.
  • You must apply separately to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and to your Stanford graduate degree program.
  • You must submit all Knight-Hennessy Scholars application materials in English via our online application. We do not accept materials sent via email or postal mail.
  • We highly recommend that you apply using a current version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
  • For reference only, here is a PDF sample of the application for the autumn 2021 intake.
    Apply HERE

    14 October 2020*

    *If you want to be considered as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar, you must submit a separate application to the graduate degree of interest at Stanford. Deadline HERE

    Please note important dates and deadlines for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program application process. While we will continue to monitor the developments around COVID-19, as of now there is no process or deadline change in the application for the 2021 cohort.

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