Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program 2018
Knight-Hennessy Scholars will attract the most promising future leaders from all disciplines and geographies to Stanford University.
Here, you will engage in a life-changing 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.
A Distinctive Opportunity
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.
From Many Backgrounds, One Cohort
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.
Each year up to 100 high-achieving students (75 in the second cohort) who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford.
- Funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.
- Pursue a graduate degree in any of Stanford’s seven schools, 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.
- Students who earned a bachelor’s degree in 2014 or later are eligible to apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars. U.S. military (active or veteran) applicants are eligible if you earned your bachelor’s degree in 2012 or later.
Interested in applying for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program 2018? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.