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. 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.
National Deadline: October
- 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)
To begin the process, please complete the Declaration of Intent. 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.