Knight-Hennessey Scholarship at Stanford University in the USA

Scholarship in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Social Science
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  • Apply Before : October 6, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree MasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFL
  • No. of Opportunity 80
  • Fields of study All Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully FundedPartially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description


Stanford University pleased to announce up to 80 scholarship opportunities for applicants from around the world. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program design for applicants to know themselves better, empower them and make a different experience in their academic background.


Key dates:

  • Applications open: 1 August 2021
  • Deadline: 6 October 2021, 1:00 pm Pacific Time
  • Result announcement: January 2022
  • Weekend immersion: 25-26 Feb 2022
  • Decision notice: March 15, 2022


Level: Master and PhD

Location: USA

Level of study: DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MPP, MS or PhD


  • Applicants from any part of the world can apply.
  • Applicants must hold their undergraduate degrees.
  • Applicants must enroll for autumn 2021 in a full-time graduate program at Stanford.
  • Must complete his or her bachelor’s degree in January 2014 through September 2021.


Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Applicants who are thinking independently mean; the first step of mental sharpness exhibitions, looks out education and new experience, have a real idea, have ambiguity sense, be able to obtain a contrarian or dissenting point of view.
  • Excellent leadership skills, including ambition, self-development, be able to connect others, self-awareness, persistence, and resilience.
  • Applicants with the civic mindset: be humble and kind, must be supportive and accountable, act difference, interested in helping others and communities.

Required documents:

  • Personal information
  • Online application form
  • Test score (if asked by department)
  • CV/Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • The short response to the available question on the online application form
  • Essay

How to apply?

Application for this scholarship at Stanford University opens at various times of the year so applicants should find their program of choice. Then, they must apply separately to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and to your Stanford graduate degree program.

For more information about the scholarship, please visit the official link.

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