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Preparing Your Application

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KHS Application Deadline:
The application opens on June 1, 2023 and closes on October 11, 2023 at 1:00pm Pacific Time.

Stanford Graduate Degree Program Deadline for KHS Applicants: No later than December 1, 2023
KHS applicants must apply to the graduate program by this date or the program’s standard deadline, whichever is earlier.

The Two Applications

Why do you submit two applications, and how are the two applications similar and different?

See Your Two Applications

KHS Application Requirements

What are we looking for in the five required KHS application components: the online application form, the resume, the transcripts and test scores, the recommendation letters, and the short answers and essay?

Online Application


Transcripts & Test Scores

Recommendation Letters

Short Answers & Essay

Get some advice and insight into the application from Scholar Perspectives, featuring scholars from around the world.

See full schedule of upcoming admission events

John Hennessy shares why you should consider joining Knight-Hennessy Scholars and offers advice as you prepare the application.