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May 4 2020
Stanford, California(May 4, 2020) --The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program ( at Stanford University has announced its 2020 cohort of 76 scholars, with students from 26 countries pursuing degrees in 39 graduate programs at Stanford.
Mar 5 2020
BY ALEX KEKAUOHA When Azizjon Azimi graduated from New York University in 2016, he knew he was lucky. Most students in his home country of Tajikistan do not have the educational opportunities that he has had after coming to the United States as a teenager. “What kind of use would they have made of...
May 10 2019
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program has announced 68 students from around the world for its second cohort of scholars. Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive full funding for graduate study at Stanford.  
Sep 20 2018
BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN Stanford will celebrate the arrival of the first cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars on Saturday with Day One, an orientation program designed to introduce the students to each other and to the unique experiences that await them through its global leadership program.
Sep 17 2018
BY ARI CHASNOFF When the inaugural cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars arrive to Stanford, they will be greeted by a new sculpture in front of Denning House, their program’s new home. The sculpture, MOCNA, by Ursula von Rydingsvard, was commissioned as the first piece in Denning House’s art...


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