Friday, 18 August 2017

USA: 100 Fully funded Scholarships at Knight-Hennessy Scholars program 2017/2018

Each year up to 100 high-achieving students (50 in the first year) who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford.

§  Full funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.
§  Pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, from PhDs in arts, education, engineering, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, or medicine.
§  Build skills in leadership and communication that will empower you to work across

Application Requirements:

1. Online application
2. Transcript
3. Standardized test scores
​4. One page resumé / C.V.
5. Two recommendation letters  etc.

Location: USA


All Citizens Welcome

All Graduate Programs at Stanford; Only for Graduate Degrees

First/Bachelor's Degree Received in 2013 or Later; Enrolling at Stanford in 2018 or Later

Other Eligibility Requirements:  In most cases, you are eligible to apply to a graduate degree program even if you did not study that precise field as an undergraduate; please contact each graduate degree program for specific information about its requirements.
You must complete not only your Knight-Hennessy Scholars application, but also the entire application process for your graduate degree program — including any standardized test that your discipline requires (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.) and, if needed, an English proficiency test.

A Special Note for Graduate Students Enrolling at Stanford Before 2018

Are you enrolled or planning to enroll as a graduate student at Stanford?
If you enroll in a graduate degree program at Stanford in 2017 or earlier, you are ineligible for consideration as a Knight-Hennessy Scholars program for your current degree program.

Application Process
Our goal is to make the application process a worthwhile developmental experience for you, and as straightforward as possible.

How to Apply
To enroll in September 2018, you must apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program by 1:00pm (Pacific Time) on September 27, 2017, and also apply separately to the specific Stanford graduate degree program that you wish to pursue. Review the application requirements for more context.

Application Deadline: September 19, 2017.        

1. Independence of Thought
  • First-step mental sharpness
  • Seeks out knowledge and new experiences
  • Full of original ideas
2. Purposeful Leadership
  • Ambitious, in the best sense of the word
  • Driven to improve self
  • Willing to take risks
3. Civic Mindset
  • Personally humble and kind
  • Inclusive
  • Respects differences

Campus Contacts
Complete information about recommendation letters is available on the Application Requirements page.

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