Stanford University, California, USA is offering the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program. Each year up to 90 high-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford.
Value of Program: The Stanford education of Knight-Hennessy Scholars is fully funded. Full funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.
Application Deadline: 11th October 2023 at 1:00pm Pacific Time.
To be taken at (country): Stanford University, USA
Scholarship Type: Masters
Number of Awards: up to 100
Eligibility: There are two baseline eligibility requirements.
First, in addition to applying to Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS), you must apply to, be accepted by, and enroll in a full-time Stanford graduate degree program including, but not limited to, DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MPP, MS, or PhD programs. You must meet at least one of the following four conditions:
- You are applying separately but concurrently to KHS and a full-time Stanford graduate degree program such that you will start both in the same year.
- You have already been offered and deferred admission to a full-time Stanford graduate degree program, and will apply to KHS such that you will start both in the same year.
- You are a current Stanford graduate student who will apply to add a second full-time Stanford graduate degree program, such that you will start both KHS and the new program in the same year.
- You are a current Stanford PhD student in your first year of enrollment, and will apply to KHS such that you will start KHS in your second year of PhD enrollment.
Second, you must have earned, in January 2017 or later, a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a college or university of recognized standing. To apply to join the cohort in 2024, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree by January 2017 or later.
How to Apply: Interested candidates are to visit: https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/admission/apply-now to commence application. Please ensure you read the guidelines before proceeding with your application.
1. Independence of Thought
First-step mental sharpness
Seeks out knowledge and new experiences
Full of original ideas
Makes sense of ambiguous situations
Can hold a contrarian or dissenting point of view
2. Purposeful Leadership
Ambitious, in the best sense of the word
Driven to improve self
Willing to take risks
Persists and bounces back from adversity
3. Civic Mindset
Personally humble and kind
Concerned for and helpful to others
Award Provider: Stanford University, Stanford, California
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