Scholarships and Financial Aid Category
#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...
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.
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.
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.
Need-based aid at VU
Sep. 19, 2014—David breaks down the Opportunity Vanderbilt Financial Aid program, explaining the three commitments Vanderbilt makes
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.
Guest Post: Scholarship Update
Mar. 7, 2014—Director of Undergraduate Scholarships Brent Tener provides an update on the Cornelius Vanderbilt and Chancellor’s Scholarship awards.
Time to Finish the FAFSA
Jan. 20, 2014—Still need to take care of this piece of business? For Early Decision II and Regular Decision (as well as admitted EDI) applicants, the deadline to file your completed FAFSA is February 3, 2014.
Reminder – Merit Scholarship Application Deadlines
Dec. 4, 2013—There’s still time to apply for merit scholarships at Vanderbilt. The deadline for The Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, The Chancellor’s Scholarship, and several additional merit scholarship opportunities is December 15, 2013.
What Does “Best Value” Mean?
Nov. 8, 2013—This year, Vanderbilt jumped to number 11 nationally in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of "best value schools." Jay looks at the numbers to see why exactly Vanderbilt ranks as such a good value.
Oct. 24, 2013—Update, November 2014: We have updated our application requirements for QuestBridge students. To see the most up-to-date requirements, visit the Vanderbilt partner page on the QuestBridge web site. Congratulations, QuestBridge Finalists! Your hard work is paying off, and you’re one step closer to college. If you’ve ranked Vanderbilt as one of your college choices, we...
Vanderbilt and QuestBridge: A Perfect Match
Sep. 3, 2013—Many talented students aren't even applying to top colleges nationally, but Vanderbilt and QuestBridge are working to reverse this trend.