Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Campus Deadline: 
Wed, 09/27/2017


Fellowship for 5 years of graduate education and a stipend at Stanford University
Open To: 
Seniors and Recent Graduates within 4 years of Completing First BA
Earned bachelor's degree in 2013 or later
Full description: 

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program welcomes scholars from a variety of disciplines who are dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Out of the 2,000 graduate students who enroll at Stanford each year, 100 (50 in the inaugural year) will be Knight-Hennessy Scholars. 

Applications are encouraged from citizens from all counties; students are eligible to apply if they are planning to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford or a joint and dual graduate degree option (for example: MD+PhD, JD+MA, MBA+MS). 

The program will fund up to five years of graduate education. The scholar will recieve a fellowship applied directly to cover tution and associated fees and a generous stipend that compromises of on-campus room and board, books and supplies, health insurance, and travel to and from Standford. 

This program stresses the importance of leadership development, mentorship, and experiential learning.