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Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Each year the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford University, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world and will take its first applications in Fall 2017. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program will prepare a new generation of leaders with a deep academic foundation and the skills to develop creative solutions to effect positive change in the world.

After reading through the information found on this page, you must first complete an ONSF Pre-Application found here, by May 14, 2018.

Campus Deadline: TBA

National Deadline: TBA

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed your first/bachelor’s degree within four years of applying.
  • Enrolling in a full-time graduate, or joint- and dual-graduate degree options.
  • Meet the requirements of the intended Stanford graduate program.
    English proficiency test (if needed)

Application Process:
To begin the process, please complete the campus pre-application and arrange a meeting with ONSF. Application requirements include an online application, personal statement, transcripts, four letters of recommendation, an introductory video, two essays, and a current resume, in addition to application requirements associated with your desired graduate program at Stanford.

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