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‘Scholarships and Financial Aid’

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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Deadlines!

Dec. 22, 2016—The end of the year is fast approaching, and in the world of college admissions, that means one thing: application deadlines. If you are a high school senior wrapping up your fall semester and heading into winter break, don’t forget to circle January 1, our application deadline for both admissions and merit scholarships. What do...

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Black & Gold Days Registration Now Open

Nov. 15, 2016—With fall in full swing, Vanderbilt’s campus is a beautiful mix of yellow, orange, red, and GOLD as the leaves change. Fall means that VU admissions counselors are wrapping up their travel season, current students are hard at work on this semester’s studies, and high school seniors are in the midst of college applications. While...

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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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Merit Scholarship Deadlines Approach

Dec. 8, 2014—The deadline to apply for merit scholarships is December 15, 2014, and in this post we've got the scholarship details and application to-do list to help you finish by the deadline.

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Why Are Vanderbilt Students So Happy

Aug. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt ranks as the #1 happiest college in America, according to a new survey by the Princeton Review. So, what makes Commodores so darn happy? We investigate today on the blog.

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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.

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Upcoming Deadlines: Admissions, Merit Scholarships, & Financial Aid

Oct. 24, 2011—With November just around the corner there are many deadlines approaching in the world of college admissions. As a senior in high school, there are A LOT of dates to remember so I definitely recommend organizing yourself with a calendar/planner/smart phone application.   Sometimes a deadline is hard and fast – as in if you...

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Vanderbilt Road Shows are just around the corner!

Jul. 29, 2011—Come learn more about Vanderbilt and meet Admissions Officers and alumni. There is still space in many of our Road Show events across the country. Most events are the week of August 14th. Registration is required. To see if we will be in a city near you, and to register, visit our Road Show website....

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Waitlist Update

Apr. 26, 2011—Wow.  A few months ago April 1 seemed like the magic date when everything would settle down, but here we are at the end of April and admission work is still full steam ahead!  I’m busy and I know you and your family are busy so let’s get down to the nitty gritty.

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PreVU Registration Now Open!

Apr. 15, 2011—Spend a day getting the inside story on our admissions process, learning more about our superior academics, finding out how we support diversity, discovering what we do to make Vanderbilt affordable, taking a campus tour, and seeing for yourself what life is like at one of America’s top universities.

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