Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

PURPOSE

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship seeks to prepare leaders to address world challenges. Award provides high-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership and have a civic orientation with full funding for graduate study at Stanford University.

AWARD
Supports graduate study at Stanford in any degree program, including JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS and PhD and dual-degree programs. Includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses for up to three years. Comparable support provided by scholars' programs if time to degree exceeds duration of Knight-Hennessy award.

NUMBER OFFERED
50 scholars to begin in 2018-19, 100 scholars thereafter. 

FIELDS OF STUDY
Open. Includes professional degree programs as well.

TENABLE AT
Stanford University

ELIGIBILITY

Seniors or recent alumni (must matriculate within 5 years of graduation). All citizenship types eligible. 

DEADLINES

September for Knight-Hennessy application; Fall deadlines for specific graduate programs.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Candidates submit the Knight-Hennessy application and a separate application to the graduate program by the specified deadlines.

If applying as a senior, you will need an endorsement from the fellowships office. Alumni candidates do not need this.

Finalists will visit Stanford in January. Scholarship offers will be made in February. 

CONTACT
Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Davis Family Library 225G
802-443-3183

Website

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship