Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

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Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

Do you want to earn a degree at an institution outside the U.S.? And also looking for an exceptional education at a great value? Good News! You have a beneficial opportunity to apply for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars which is an offer by Stanford University. It is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world.

The Scholars Program is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. The scholars award is open to citizens of all countries.

Stanford is one of the world’s top universities located in California, known for its academic strength, wealth, selectivity. The university is organized around three traditional schools consisting of 40 academic departments at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Who May Eligible

  • Applications to Knight-Hennessy Scholars from citizens of all countries.
  • Applicants must hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing.
  • Applicants must apply to one of Stanford University’s graduate programs. Priority is given to applicants who apply for programs lasting more than one year.
  • Scholars will be from the U.S., and about two thirds will be from countries outside the U.S. Those numbers will fluctuate from year to year
  • Applicants must meet the requirements of the Stanford graduate program(s) to which they are applying, must apply for admission to their department and take any standardized tests (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.) required.

How to Apply

To be eligible for graduate study, candidates must complete and submit the online application for admission.

  • Applicants must submit all Knight-Hennessy Scholars application materials in English such as personal and academic information, etc.
  • Prepare a one-page resumé
  • Scan and upload transcripts of your academic performance
  • Standardized test scores
  • Recommendation letters
  • Short-answer responses
  • Essays
  • Video supplement
  • In-person assessment 

Benefit: The Stanford education of Knight-Hennessy Scholars is fully funded. The Scholars program funds up to the first three years of your graduate education, and if your degree program exceeds three years — such as an MD or Ph.D. program, or a Stanford dual- or joint-degree program

Application Deadline: The application for entry in autumn 2020 is due October 10, 2019.

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