Stanford University Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a new initiative aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address increasingly complex questions facing our world. Every year, up to 90 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including the DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. The program has a multidisciplinary focus, and will provide opportunities for leadership training, mentorship, and cohort-based experiential learning. Scholars are prepared to excel in business, government, academia, and the nonprofit sector.

Award: Full funding for tuition, on-campus room and board, books, supplies, health insurance and travel to Stanford

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All citizens welcome
  • Must meet requirements of department/degree you wish to pursue and apply to that program
  • First bachelor’s degree received within.5 years application cycle date (e.g. applying in 2019, BA awarded no earlier than 2014)

Deadline: early October

Interested applicants should contact Andrew Chapman of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards by filling out the following intake form

Honors College