Knight-Hennessy

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship offers full support for graduate study in any program at Stanford University. The program aims to prepare a new generation of global leaders with the skills to address the complex challenges facing the world. The program provides full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford, focused on both subject-specific knowledge and leadership development to make an impact on the world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars will thus be selected both for their academic accomplishments and leadership potential.

Conditions of Eligibility

  • Citizens of any nation are welcome
  • Must be applying to a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford
  • Must have received bachelor’s degree in 2014 or later, enrolling in 2019
  • Must meet the requirements of the Stanford program to which you apply

Application Materials

Application instructions can be found on the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship webpage.

Currently, applicants are limited to two (2) letters of recommendation. These should come from people who know you best. While the University of Texas does not require a campus interview for selection, you are encouraged to consult with Professor Douglas Bruster early in your application process.

Application Dates

Applications open May 1, 2018. Last year, applications were due at the end of September.

Please address questions to Professor Douglas Bruster, coordinator of UT-Austin’s postbaccalaureate programs, Department of English B5000, PAR 220, (512) 471-3635.