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merit awards at Vanderbilt University in USA, 2019

The Vanderbilt University is offering merit awards for prospective freshmen students. The bursaries are open to both US and international students.

The Vanderbilt University is a private research university founded in 1873 and located in Nashville, Tennessee. It was named in honour of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school with its initial $1 million endowments despite having never been to the South.

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Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English are required to submit official scores of one of the following English language proficiency tests: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2018
  • Course Level:The studentships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
  • AwardCornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship: Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholars receive full tuition, plus a one-time summer stipend for study abroad, a research or service project, and/or an immersive experience following the sophomore or junior year. Vanderbilt will provide additional need-based financial aid to those Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship recipients whose demonstrated need exceeds the amount of full-tuition. The studentships are renewed each year as long as the recipient maintains at least a 3.0 GPA. Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholars have the opportunity to participate in a series of programs designed especially for highly talented students. Ingram program: Ingram Scholars receive full-tuition support each year plus stipends for special summer service projects. Vanderbilt will provide additional need-based financial aid to those Ingram Scholarship recipients whose demonstrated financial need exceeds the amount of full tuition. Chancellor’s Scholars: Chancellor’s Scholars receive full tuition, plus a one-time summer stipend for study abroad, a research or service project, and/or an immersive experience following the sophomore or junior year. Vanderbilt will provide additional need-based financial aid to those Chancellor’s Scholarship recipients whose demonstrated financial need exceeds the amount of full tuition. The studentships are renewed each year as long as the recipient maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: US and international students
  • The award can be taken in the USA

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: The US and international students are eligible for merit awards.
  • Entrance Requirements:The application for the Cornelius Vanderbilt award is required; you must apply to be considered. For the Ingram program and Chancellor’s Scholarship, the application is strongly encouraged; preference is given to those who apply. Students who wish to be considered for additional merit opportunities are encouraged to complete the Cornelius Vanderbilt application.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English are required to submit official scores of one of the following English language proficiency tests: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic. Vanderbilt’s recommended minimum scores are a 100 on the internet-based TOEFL, a 230 on the computer-based TOEFL, a 7.0 on the IELTS, and a 70 on the PTE Academic. The English language proficiency test requirement will be waived if a student has scored above a 600 on the Old SAT Critical Reading (administered prior to March 2016), above a 33 on the New SAT Reading Test (administered March 2016 and later), or above a 26 on the ACT English section.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: To be considered for merit awards, students must first apply for admission separately by submitting the Common Application, Coalition Application, QuestBridge Application, or the Universal College Application to Vanderbilt. Within two business days of submitting your application for admission to Vanderbilt, you will receive an email from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions explaining how to create your online MyAppVU account. Under the application option in MyAppVU, you will be able to select the signature scholarship(s) to which you wish to apply. Through your MyAppVU portal, you will upload your responses for the opportunity applications as a PDF document and submit online. Once you submit your application online, you will receive the immediate confirmation indicating the date of submission.

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