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Knight-Hennessy Scholars 2020 | Apply at Stanford

Knight-Hennessy Scholars 2020 | Apply at Stanford

Fully Funded
Country: USA
City: California
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Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford. The degrees include the DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. Moreover, Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest, fully endowed scholar’s program in the world.

What will the Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive?

The Knight-Hennessy scholars program is fully funded for any graduate degree course at Stanford. The Stanford scholars program covers the funds up to the first three years of graduate education. However, if the education duration exceeds three years, the Stanford home department covers the remaining duration of the study.

  • a fellowship applied directly to cover tuition (commensurate with the standard departmental level of enrollment) as well as associated fees
  • a stipend for living as well as academic expenses (such as room and board, books, academic supplies, instructional materials, local transportation, and reasonable personal expenses), and
  • Also, a travel stipend intended to cover an economy-class ticket for one annual trip to and from Stanford.

Who is eligible for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program 2020?

Knight Hennessy Scholars program is one of the largest, fully-endowed programs. Hence, the nature of the scholarship program is quite competitive. Hence, in order to be considered, the applicants must be eligible in terms of:

  • The Stanford University fellowship program is available to citizens from all countries.
  • Moreover, the scholars are eligible to enroll in any full-time graduate degree program at Stanford
  • Further, the scholars should have earned their bachelor’s degree not more than 5 years ago.
  • Also, the scholars should meet the requirements of the Stanford graduate program(s) that you wish to pursue

How to apply for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford University?

The application process for the Knight Hennessy Scholars program requires online registration and providing personal information along with the required documentation. Here is a checklist of documentation required to apply for the scholarship.

  • Background Information
  • One Page Resume
  • Transcript(s)
  • Standardize test scores
  • Recommendation letters
  • Short-answer responses
  • Essay
  • Video Supplement (after submitting the application)
  • In Person assessment (by invitation)
  • Also, Graduate degree program application


The deadline for the Knight Hennessy Scholars application for the 2020 cohort is October 9, 2019.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships U.S Colleges
Deadline09 October,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerStanford University
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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