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Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program 2017/2018 at Stanford University for high-achieving students (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 1:00pm (Pacific Time) on September 27, 2017,

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 disciplines and to scale creative solutions for complex challenges.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Stanford encourage applications to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program from citizens of all countries.
  • You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program if you are applying to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford (for example, but not limited to, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MS, or PhD) or if you plan on pursuing one of Stanford’s many joint- and dual- graduate degree options (for example, but not limited to, MD+PhD, JD+MA, MBA+MS).

Criteria:

1. Independence of Thought

  • First-step mental sharpness
  • Seeks out knowledge and new experiences
  • Full of original ideas
  • Makes sense of ambiguous situations
  • Can hold a contrarian or dissenting point of view

2. Purposeful Leadership

  • Ambitious, in the best sense of the word
  • Driven to improve self
  • Willing to take risks
  • Self-aware
  • Persists and bounces back from adversity

3. Civic Mindset

  • Personally humble and kind
  • Inclusive
  • Respects differences
  • Concerned for and helpful to others
  • Low ego

Application Procedure:

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.

For more Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program 2017/2018

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