Stanford University Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford University cultivates a diverse, multidisciplinary community of emerging leaders from around the world and guides them to collaborate, innovate, and communicate as they prepare to address the complex challenges facing society. The scholarships are towards full-time Masters and PhD degrees in any subject offered at Stanford. Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive a fellowship applied directly to cover tuition and associated fees, a stipend for living and academic expenses, and a travel grant.
Overview Of Stanford University Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
The Stanford University Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program offers 100 Fully Funded Scholarships For International Students as well as U.S Citizens to study Masters, PhD, MS, MBA, MFA, MD, and Joint Degrees degrees at Stanford University. All the Expenses will be Covered Under this Scholarship Program.
The University offers all academic fields & majors to study under the Knight Hennessy scholarship program. The Selected Students will receive Full Funding from the University. The Maximum Duration For the Masters’s Degree will be for 3 Years & For a PhD. Up to 6 Years.
Stanford University Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Value
Knight-Hennessy scholars receive funding for up to three years for any graduate degree(s) at Stanford. During each of the first 3 years of graduate study, Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive:
- a fellowship applied directly to cover tuition and associated fees
- a stipend for living and academic expenses (such as room and board, books, academic supplies, instructional materials, local transportation, and reasonable personal expenses)
- a travel grant intended to cover an economy-class ticket for one annual trip to and from Stanford.
Additional funding specific to certain years:
- Newly enrolling scholars receive a one-time relocation stipend intended to offset some of the costs associated with relocation to the area and/or technology purchases
- Scholars in their second and third years may apply for supplemental funds to support academic enrichment activities (e.g., conference travel).
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 2016 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 2023, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree by January 2016 or later; to apply to join the cohort in 2024, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree by January 2017 or later.
- School of Engineering (All Fields)
- School of Humanities and Sciences
- School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences
- Graduate School of Education
- School of Medicine
- School of Law
- Graduate School of Business
- School of Medicine Biosciences
- Continuing Studies
Required Documents For Application
- Online Application
- Standardized Test Score
- One Page Resume
- Two Recommendation Letters
- Tow Short-Answer Responses
- Video Story
- In-Person Assessment
- Motivation Letter for Scholarship Application
How To Apply
The application process varies depending on your host country and choice of study.
Two applications need to be submitted, one for the university and one for the scholarship.
Visit the university’s page for application details.