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.
Application Deadline: 6th October 2021 at 1:00pm Pacific Time.
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.
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.
To be taken at (country): Stanford University, USA
Scholarship Type: Masters
Eligibility: There are two baseline eligibility requirements.
- First, in addition to applying to Knight-Hennessy Scholars, you must apply to, be accepted by, and enroll in a full-time Stanford graduate degree program. Each incoming Knight-Hennessy Scholar must be a newly enrolling student in a Stanford graduate program including, but not limited to, DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MPP, MS, or PhD programs. There are no quotas by discipline or program. Note that priority consideration will be given to those who will spend at least two years studying at Stanford.
- Second, you must have earned, in January 2015 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 2022, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree by January 2015 or later; to apply to join the cohort in 2023, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree by January 2016 or later.
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
Number of Awards: up to 100
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.
Award Provider: Stanford University, Stanford, California
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