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Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program for Graduate Studies at Stanford University

Dear students,

We are pleased to share with you a scholarship opportunity to pursue graduate education at Stanford University under the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program. The program annually identifies a group of up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders.

This scholarship covers tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.

Potential candidates include those interested to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, from PhDs in arts, education, engineering, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, or medicine. However, only those who completed their Bachelor degree in 2013 or later are eligible to apply to the pioneer class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars.

Deadline for application is Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Key details are given below for easy reference. Please feel free to contact us at internationaloffice@iba.edu.pk in case of any concern.

Kind regards,


As a Knight-Hennessy Scholar you will develop both the depth and range of subject expertise to confront the numerous grand challenges and opportunities of the future. You will be part of a unique community of change agents from a diverse range of backgrounds. This is a community that will support you, motivate you, and hold you accountable for achieving your goals even when the odds of success seem likely against you.

Application Deadline: Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 1:00 AM (Pakistan Time)

Application Link: https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/account/register?r=https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/apply/

Eligibility Criteria::
Only for Graduate Degrees at Stanford University
First/Bachelor's Degree Received in 2013 or Later; Enrolling at Stanford in 2018 or Later
Applicant should meet the requirements of the Stanford graduate program(s) that he/she wishes to pursue
Applicants must complete Knight-Hennessy Scholars application along with graduate degree program application (including any standardized test such as GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc. and, if needed, an English proficiency test).

Application Procedure:
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars online application comprises the following materials:
- Online application
- Transcript
- Resume / CV
- Two recommendation letters
- Standardized tests scores
- Two personal essays

   - Video submission
   The online application allows you to record a video of no more than two minutes. It gives you a chance to introduce yourself; the assessment team just wants to get a chance to meet you. You choose one of the following three questions to   
answer in video:
   - Tell us about something for which you are grateful.
   - Tell us about your "Crazy" idea.
   - Tell us about your most meaningful commitment.

Stanford graduate degree program application needs to be made separately by meeting the concerned deadline. Please review the university website for program wise application deadlines.

Link to the Scholarship Website: https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/