Awards and Assistantships
Vanderbilt University expends its awards and assistantship funds for the twin purposes of attracting superior students and providing assistance to the faculty in instruction and research.
Financial awards are available in several forms, with considerable variation from one program to another. Students wishing to be considered for financial awards administered by the Graduate School should check the appropriate box under "Plans for Graduate Study" on page 1 of the online application and make certain that a complete application is received by January 15.
All fellowships and assistantships described below are awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential for scholarship.