Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University


Brief Description: Stanford University in the United States of America is supporting international students with excellent academic performance, and good leadership qualities from around the world with scholarship Awards to study master’s and Ph.D. in the US. The Knight-Hennessy scholar’s award will aim to innovate, strengthen character, and develop skills of potential leaders who will help face complex challenges in society.

Host Institution and Country: Stanford University, USA


Level/Field of Study: Full-time Masters and Ph.D. degrees in any subject offered at Stanford

Scholarship Value: The successful candidates will receive scholarship funding for a period of 3 years in an eligible Graduate degree(s) at the university. However, if your course program exceeds the stipulated number of years, then your Stanford home department(s) will fund the remainder of your education to the extent consistent with its standard funding commitment for that program. The scholarship award includes; full tuition and associated fees, a stipend to cover living allowances, academic allowances, and a grant to cover the full trip to the US.

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Eligible applicants are those who completed their Bachelor’s degree between 2014 and later years. Those who graduated earlier than 2014 will not be eligible to apply.

Applicants who are yet to complete their undergraduate studies can also apply but they will also be required to complete their first degree before enrolling for the graduate program at Stanford.

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All subjects will be thought in English Language, this is why candidates must present a proof of English language proficiency.


U.S. military (active or veteran) applicants: You receive a 2-year extension of eligibility due to longer service commitments. You are eligible if you earned your undergraduate (bachelor’s or first) degree in 2012 or later.

Applicants who enrolled for at least a 2 years course program will be given more preference as opposed to those applying for a year program.

Target Group or Country: Any student from any country in the world can apply for this scholarship.


Application deadline: The scholarship occurs every year. The application for this scholarship opens at exactly 8 weeks from the from the deadline date which is on the 1st of October.

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How to Apply:

Applicants who wish to obtain this scholarship should apply for a Master’s program at the University. applicants must ensure that they meet admission requirements of the university, as well as the selected faculty or field. The scholarship link is found below

Scholarship Website and Application link(s):


Note: please bear in mind that Astrolakejob does not offer any scholarship, grant, or other forms of financial aid or assistance to students. we simply provide you information and opportunities to apply for available scholarships or grants to help you pay for your studies abroad.

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