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Application to the 2021 Cohort is closed.

Each year up to 90 high-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic mindset will join a diverse cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars.

  • Join a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to tackling the world’s challenges.
  • Experience the King Global Leadership platform of personal development opportunities, with coaching and feedback, and the opportunity to learn from diverse leaders from different walks of life.
  • Receive full funding for up to three years of your graduate degree program at Stanford, plus a stipend for room and board.
  • Build skills in leadership and communication that will empower you to work across disciplines and to scale creative solutions for complex challenges.
  • The deadline to apply for the 2021 cohort has passed.

 

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Eligibility

Eligibility

If you earned your bachelor’s degree in 2014 or later, you are eligible to apply (2012 or later for US Military).
Criteria

Criteria

What qualities do we seek in a Knight-Hennessy Scholar? Find out more.
Application Process

Application Process

Learn about important dates and deadlines, and application requirements.
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