Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship funds graduate study in any field at Stanford for high-achieving future leaders.

2019-2020 Deadlines:

National Deadline: October 10, 2019


The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program funds up to 100 scholarships per year for graduate study at Stanford. The program hopes to create a community of future leaders who excel both in their own fields and in collaborations with others.


In order to be eligible to apply in 2019, an applicant must:

-be applying for a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford (in any field, including law, business, and medicine)

- have received (or will receive) their bachelor's degree in 2015 or later

- plan to enroll at Stanford in 2020

There is no citizenship requirement.

Application Process:

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars does not require you to apply through Oxy, although we recommend that you share application draft materials in advance with the Office of National and International Fellowships (email

You must complete your Knight-Hennessy application by October 10, 2019, and submit your graduate application by the fall deadline required for your field