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Knight-Hennessy Scholars program announces 2021 cohort

May 6 2021

Knight-Hennessy Scholars program announces 2021 cohort

Scholars receive up to three years of funding for graduate study at Stanford, also participate in the King Global Leadership Program, which aims to prepare them to become inspiring and visionary leaders who are committed to the greater good.
Denning House, the convening hub of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, offers spaces for large meals, quiet study, casual conversation, small seminars and group collaborations. (Image credit: Henrik Kam)

BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which funds graduate study at Stanford, has announced its 2021 cohort of 76 new scholars, including the first students to join the program from Bangladesh, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan.

Under the program, which provides up to three years of funding, students from 26 countries will join the Stanford community at the start of the 2021-22 academic year to begin graduate studies in 37 programs across campus.

The scholars – the fourth Knight-Hennessy Scholars cohort – will also participate in the King Global Leadership Program, which strives to develop inspiring, visionary leaders who have strong cross-cultural perspectives and are committed to the greater good.

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