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Scholarships and Financial Aid Q&A – Get Your Questions Answered

Nov. 27, 2018—Do you have questions about scholarships and financial aid? Which forms you need to complete? What scholarships are available? How do you use 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 have extra opportunity to speak to a...

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December 1 is the Merit Scholarship Application Deadline

Nov. 21, 2018—As you prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving break, don’t forget that Vanderbilt’s merit scholarship deadlines are right around the corner! The deadline to apply for our three signature scholarships – the Ingram Scholarship Program, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship – is Saturday, December 1, 2018. Recipients of these scholarships are guaranteed full-tuition awards that include a...

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What you need to know: Financial Aid Deadlines and Process

Oct. 29, 2018—You may know Vanderbilt for its stellar academics, its hometown of Nashville, or the many ways VU students balance work and fun. Did you know that Vanderbilt also has one of the best financial aid programs in the country? In fact, Princeton Review has ranked Vanderbilt #1 for Great Financial Aid this year. If you want...

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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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