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Degree Programs

The Bass Military Scholars program provides significant financial aid and programming support for an annual cohort of military veterans pursing graduate and professional degrees in five of Vanderbilt’s schools:

Law School

School of Medicine

School of Nursing* (see note at bottom of page)

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Adult-Gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
    • Adult-Gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
    • Family/Emergency Nurse Practitioner
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    • Nurse-Midwifery
    • Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner – Dual Focus
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Acute Care
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care
    • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan)
    • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
    • Women’s Health /AGPNCP- Dual Focus

Owen Graduate School of Management

excludes Executive MBA program

Peabody College of Education and Human Development


Visit your desired school or program website to learn more about the admissions application process and deadlines. The Bass Military Scholars Program application and process will be separate and based on your admissions status for your desired program.

*School of Nursing offers both local/in-residence and distance learning programs. To be eligible for the Bass Scholars Program, students must enroll in a local or in-residence full-time program. Clinical rotation program requirements will be allowed to be completed off-campus or through a distance learning component.