2023 Stanford University Scholarships (Fully Funded)
Open to: Graduates, International Students, Post Graduates
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Stanford University Scholarships 2023-2024 are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarships are offered for Master’s and Ph.D. studies. These scholarships cover full tuition fees, traveling allowance, Living allowance, and academic expenses.
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Top Universities rank Stanford University #2 in QS World Universities Ranking 2019. Stanford University offers 100 Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students to study for Master’s, Ph.D., MS, MBA, MFA, MD, JD degrees.
Opportunity Focus Areas: For the Stanford University Scholarships, Scholarships are available to pursue a Graduate (Ph.D.) degree program in arts, engineering, education, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, medicine, etc
Program Period: The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program funds up to the first three years of your graduate education, and if your degree program exceeds three years — such as an MD or Ph.D. program or a Stanford dual- or joint-degree program — then your Stanford home department will fund the remainder of your education to the extent consistent with its standard funding commitment for that program.
Benefits of the Stanford University Scholarships
Stanford University Scholarships provide the recipient with the following benefits:
- A travel stipend intended to cover an economy-class ticket for one annual trip to and from Stanford.
- A stipend for living and academic expenses (such as room and board, books, academic supplies, instructional materials, local transportation, and reasonable personal expenses).
- A fellowship applied directly to cover tuition (commensurate with the standard departmental enrollment level) and associated fees.
- The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program typically does not cover costs that your home department at Stanford pays for its students – such as subscriptions or lab equipment.
Eligibility Criteria for Stanford University Scholarships
To qualify for Stanford University Scholarships, the following are the eligibility criteria:
- Required Languages: English
- Eligible Countries: All world countries can apply for Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
- First/Bachelor’s degree received in 2015 or Later; for enrolling in 2022. You are eligible to apply if you apply within four years and enroll within five years after you earn your first/Bachelor’s degree.
- You must be first-step mental sharpness, seeks out knowledge and new experiences, full of original ideas, makes sense of ambiguous situations, and can hold a contrarian or dissenting point of view.
- You must complete not only your Knight-Hennessy Scholars application but the entire application process, including any standardized test that your graduate degree program requires (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.) and, if needed, an English proficiency test.
- You must be ambitious, in the best sense of the word, driven to improve yourself, willing to take risks. Self-aware and persists and bounces back from adversity. Personally humble and kind, inclusive, respects difference, am concerned for and helpful to others, and have a low ego.
- You must be fluent in English — listening, reading, speaking, and writing — to study at Stanford. The minimum TOEFL score for most graduate programs at Stanford is 100iBT or 600PBT. All Stanford graduate degree programs accept the TOEFL, and the MBA Program also accepts the IELTS and PTE.
- First, in addition to applying to Knight-Hennessy Scholars, you must apply, be accepted, and enroll in a full-time Stanford graduate degree program. Each incoming Knight-Hennessy Scholar must be a newly enrolled student in a Stanford graduate program, including DMA, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MPP, MS, or Ph.D. programs. There are no quotas by discipline or program. We will prioritize those who will spend at least two years studying at Stanford.
How To Apply for Stanford University Scholarships
Follow the following application instructions to win this scholarship:
- You must create an account and start your online application.
- You must complete and submit the online application for admission (including personal and academic information, etc.). The university will ask for basic biographic and demographic details and explanations of your activities and interests.
- You must submit the following documents: Provide an unofficial or self-reported transcript of your academic performance in college and, if applicable, graduate school for each institution you attended for an academic year or longer.
- Your transcript must, if applicable, include the degree conferred and the conferral date. We do not need transcripts from study-abroad experiences if those credits are included on your transcript.
- You will include a resume that frames your intellectual, personal, and professional background and accomplishments.
- Two recommendation letters.
- Essay (You may submit a maximum total of 1,750 words for both essays combined) include that: Connect the dots. How have the influences in your life shaped you
How will you pursue your life’s calling? How will your Stanford education and your Knight-Hennessy Scholars experience support this?
- Two short-answer responses: Please tell them eight improbable facts about you. Please list three goals/objectives you are working toward right now (being admitted to Stanford and/or selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar can’t count as one of those goals).
- Video story: Your video can be no longer than two minutes long. If you only need 30 seconds to answer, that’s fine. There is no expectation or obligation for you to speak for the maximum time.
- In-person assessment.
The Application Deadline is 12th October 2022