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We seek scholars who want to make their contributions to the world.

-John L. Hennessy


Preparing leaders to address global challenges in the 21st century and beyond.

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will annually identify a group of up to 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, 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.

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