Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program


Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) is a fully endowed graduate fellowship program at Stanford University. Each year KHS selects up to 100 graduate students from across Stanford’s seven graduate schools, funds up to three years of graduate study and prepares scholars for leadership roles in academia, industry, government, nonprofits and the community at large.


  • Deadline: October (specific Stanford degree program deadlines vary)

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Have earned their first undergraduate degree within the last seven years.
  • Apply to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford.
  • Be admitted to their department of choice at Stanford.

How to Apply

Applicants must both (1) apply online to the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship and (2) apply for admission to a specific degree program at Stanford.