Knight-Hennessy Scholars

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program brings together a multidisciplinary cohort of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. Scholars may pursue graduate degrees in any of Stanford’s 125+ graduate degree programs.


Citizens of all countries who have earned an undergraduate degree in 2013 or later are eligible to apply.

Applicants must apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and to a graduate program of interest.


Scholars will receive funding for tuition and fees and a generous living stipend to cover associated academic expenses, room and board, and personal expenses.