Scholars receive full funding to pursue graduate study at Stanford. This includes the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as joint- and dual-degrees. Candidates must have received their undergdaduate degree after 2004. International students can apply. Candidate profile should include independence of thought, purposeful leadership, and a civic mindset.
Things to Do Now:
- Thoroughly read through the eligibity requirements and candidate criteria.
- Research requirements and application deadlines for graduate program at Stanford.
- Schedule and complete any neccesary testing required for graduate program.
- Consider potential recommendation writers and discuss with a Scholar-Mentor.
- Put together a support team of faculty or advisors who would help with your application.
- Schedule a meeting with Scholar-Mentor Lesha Greene or Aidan Beatty to discuss your application.
May - August
- Start your application.
- Send recommendation packet to your referees no later than July 1.
- Send for all university/college transcripts (unofficial is okay). Transcripts for study abroad not necessary if grades are included in Pitt transcript.
- Meet with a Scholar-Mentor to review drafts of your essays and one page resume.
- Talk to your Scholar-Mentor about your online video submission.
- Meet with your support team to discuss your essays.
September - October
- Submit final (draft) application to Lesha or Aidan by September 1st.
- Have recommenders send draft letters to Lesha or Aidan by September 1st.
- Get interviewed by Pitt committee (mid September).
- University chooses 4 candidates to endorse (mid to late September).
- Revise application and submit final version online (October 9 deadline).
- Submit online video.