Current VU Student Applicants
Applying to be an Ingram Scholar (Current VU students)
Currently enrolled Vanderbilt students must submit the electronic Ingram Scholarship Program Application by February 1, 2017. APPLY HERE . Check out our Scholar Profile here. A selection committee evaluates the Ingram Scholar applications and chooses finalists.
The number of slots available for rising sophomores and juniors varies from year to year depending on the number of graduating seniors in the Ingram Scholarship Program and the number of incoming first year students (from the high school selections process).
Applicants will be asked to answer the following questions:
1. Describe your role (especially leadership) in your most sustained community service work. Please limit your response to 500 words.
2. Why do you engage in community service? Please limit your response to 500 words.
3. What do you hope to learn and study during your time at Vanderbilt? Please limit your response to 500 words.
Be advised, unsolicited items, such as resumes, artwork, portfolios, recordings (CDs, DVDs, etc) will not be reviewed.
Students applying to the Ingram Scholarship Program must also submit two letters of recommendation . Be on the lookout for an automatically generated confirmation email once your recommender has submitted his or her letter. If you have questions about the receipt of your letters of recommendation or application, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at 615.322.3591.
For additional information about the Ingram Scholarship Program please contact:Ingram Scholarship Program
230 Appleton Place
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: (615) 322-8586
For additional information about scholarships please contact:
Office of Student Financial Aid and Undergraduate Scholarships
2309 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240-1725
Tel: (615) 322-3591
Fax: (615) 343-8512