Some of the most important problems that the world faces today around the environment, healthcare, education, inequality, and social justice requires leadership with multidisciplinary and multicultural understanding. Scholars will be part of a unique community of change agents from a diverse range of backgrounds. All degree fields supported, including the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, DMA, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. Applicants from all countries welcome. Funding covers tuition and fees as well as a living stipend and travel to/from Stanford annually.

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Level of study: Graduate

General location of study: Domestic

Specific location, if applicable (country and/or institution): Stanford University

Requires campus endorsement/nomination?: No

Campus application deadline (if applicable): N/A

Final application deadline (check fellowship website for specific yearly date): Mid-October (for scholarship, as early as August for grad programs)

General fields of study/professional interests: All fields

Other specific criteria: All Knight-Hennessy Scholars have to apply to and be accepted by a graduate program at Stanford at the same time they apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars. Your graduate program will be your primary affiliation, and the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will provide you with access to an additional community and opportunities tailored to scholars.