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Knight Hennessy Scholarship

Knight Hennessy Scholarship Program in the USA 2025

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship program at Stanford University offers 100 fully funded scholarships for international students to pursue graduate degrees, including Masters, Ph.D., MS, MBA, MFA, MD, and JD. Stanford, ranked 2 in the QS World Universities Ranking 2022, aims to attract future leaders from various disciplines and countries.

Scholars will engage in multidisciplinary education, leadership development, and gain a global perspective.


Summary: Knight Hennessy Scholarship

  • Level of Study: Masters, PhD
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Study in: USA
  • Fields of Study: Arts, engineering, education, humanities, social sciences, business, law, and medicine
  • Program Duration: Up to three years, with additional funding for longer programs
  • Application Deadline: The application for the 2025 cohort opens on June 1, 2024

Benefits: Knight Hennessy Scholarship

  • Travel stipend for one annual trip to and from Stanford
  • Stipend for living and academic expenses
  • Fellowship to cover tuition and associated fees

Eligibility Criteria

  • Languages Required: English
  • Eligible Countries: All countries
  • Degree Requirements: First/Bachelor’s degree received in 2018 or later
  • Personal Qualities: Mental sharpness, originality, ambition, self-awareness, humility, and kindness
  • Language Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL score of 100 iBT or 600 PBT; IELTS and PTE accepted for MBA
  • Additional Requirements: Must apply and be accepted to a full-time Stanford graduate program
Knight Hennessy Scholarship
Knight Hennessy Scholarship

Application Instructions

  1. Create an Account: Start your online application.
  2. Submit Application: Provide personal and academic information.
  3. Required Documents:
    • Unofficial or self-reported transcripts
    • Resume (one page per decade of experience after secondary school)
    • Two recommendation letters
    • Essay (up to 1,750 words total for both essays)
      • How have your life influences shaped you?
      • How will Stanford and the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program support your goals?
    • Two short-answer responses
      • Eight improbable facts about you
      • Three current goals/objectives
    • Video story (maximum two minutes)
  4. In-Person Assessment: If selected, you will participate in an in-person assessment.

For more details and to apply, visit the official Knight-Hennessy Scholars program website.

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