This scholarship is administered externally
Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive full funding to pursue graduate study at Stanford. This includes the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive full funding to pursue graduate study at Stanford University.
Tuition Fees, monthly stipend, travel grants
Payments made for 3 years
Student typesDomestic, International, Current, Prospective, Alumni
Student levelsPostgraduate coursework, Postgraduate research, Graduate Certificate, Master Degree
Selection basesAcademic merit
Applications are encouraged from citizens of all countries for all full-time graduate degree programs at Stanford.
You are eligible during your final year of student for your first/bachelor's degree or within five years of earning your first/bachelor's degree. For the cohort that applies in 2021, that means you must have graduated in January 2015 through September 2022 to enrol at Stanford in September 2022.
A full list of eligibility criteria can be found here.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars look primarily at three areas:
The education of Knight-Hennessy Scholars is funded for up to three years for any graduate degree(s) at Stanford to which you are admitted at the time you are selected as a scholar. If your degree program exceeds three years - such as an MD or PhD program, or a Stanford dual- or joint-degree program - then your Stanford home department(s) will fund the remainder of your education to the extent consistent with its standard funding commitment for that program.
During each of the first three years of graduate study, Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive:
Scholarships will only be granted to successful applicants who gain admission into a graduate degree program.
Applications accepted by October 2021 are for entry to Stanford University in September 2022.