Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Every year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including the DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees.


Application Deadline: Early October

*Must also apply for the Stanford graduate program that you wish to pursue and adhere to the program’s application deadline.* Graduate application deadlines vary:

  • MD Program – Late September
  • MBA Program – Mid September
  • JD and Advanced Degrees – Mid November
  • Any other Degree – No later than Mid-November

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All candidates must be planning to apply to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford
  • Applications are accepted from students or alumni who received their bachelor’s degree in 2015 or later from any country