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Financial Aid Q&A – Get Your Questions Answered

Dec. 4, 2017—Do you have questions about affording college? Should you complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile? Want to learn more about Vanderbilt’s financial aid process or have questions about the Net Price Calculator? Vanderbilt financial aid officers are standing by with answers! The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is offering extended hours so that you...

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Merit Scholarship Application Deadline – December 1, 2017

Nov. 28, 2017—Thanksgiving has come and gone, and I hope you enjoyed your break! It’s almost here! The deadline to apply for Vanderbilt’s merit scholarships – the Ingram Scholarship Program, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship – is Friday, December 1 at 11:59pm Central Time. So how do you apply? Great question! Take a look at the steps below:...

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Financial Aid Application Process and Deadlines

Oct. 25, 2017—Financial aid applications became available October 1, and before you know it, the deadlines will be here! Don’t worry — I’m here to share with you how the financial aid process works at Vanderbilt. For U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens, we require the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile...

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Vanderbilt’s Net Price Calculator

Oct. 12, 2017—During your college search process, the question of how much will it cost is sure to come up. Well, you don’t have to wonder about college costs, because we have a tool to help:  the net price calculator. This tool allows you to input information about yourself and your family’s finances to find out an...

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Merit Scholarship Applications Now Available

Sep. 27, 2017—Applications for Vanderbilt’s three signature merit scholarships – the Ingram, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Chancellor’s Scholarships – are now available via MyAppVU. To apply for merit scholarships, students should first submit their admission application through either the Coalition Application, Common Application, QuestBridge Application, or Universal College Application. Within two to three days of submitting your admission...

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Google Hangout: Financial Aid

Dec. 27, 2016—Our colleagues in the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships recently recorded a Google Hangout to discuss financial aid and scholarships. Hosted by Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships Chanell Thomas, the video is a great overview of Opportunity Vanderbilt, our financial aid program that has been recognized as one of the...

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#AskVU Twitter on Admissions and Financial Aid

Oct. 26, 2015—If you follow @VanderbiltU on twitter (and you definitely should), you may have noticed Vanderbilt experts periodically taking over the account to answer incoming tweets tagged #AskVU. These experts have included distinguished VU scholars such political scientist John Geer (on the Nashville mayoral race) and researcher Marybeth Shinn (on affordable housing and homelessness). Recently Director...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt and Chancellor’s Scholarship Update

Mar. 6, 2015—And update on the selection and notification of this year's Cornelius Vanderbilt and Scholarship awards recipients.

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Let’s Get Technical: Applying for Financial Aid at Vanderbilt

Jan. 21, 2015—While there are a number of steps in applying for financial aid at Vanderbilt, we provide you some advice and tips to guide through the process at Vanderbilt.

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QuestBridge National College Match Application Due Friday

Sep. 22, 2014—It's year two of Vanderbilt's partnership with QuestBridge, and we're looking forward to the opportunity to be matched with more talented students this year. Applications for the QuestBridge National College Match program are due September 26.

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Need-based aid at VU

Sep. 19, 2014—David breaks down the Opportunity Vanderbilt Financial Aid program, explaining the three commitments Vanderbilt makes

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A Day in The Life of an International Admissions Counselor

Jun. 9, 2014—As an international admissions counselor, David shares his experience recruiting in Japan last fall. Despite being familiar with Tokyo, a new mission of spreading awareness about Vanderbilt's offerings pushes his recruitment skills to new heights.

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