Honor Scholarships

  • Fulbright Scholar Program

    Record 20 Vanderbilt students and alumni named Fulbright Scholars

    The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2022-23, with a record 20 Vanderbilt University students and alumni winning the prestigious awards. In addition to the 20 new Fulbright Scholars, four Vanderbilt seniors have been selected as alternates and 32 students and alumni earned recognition as semifinalists. Read More

    Jun 17, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Three Vanderbilt students named Goldwater Scholars for 2022

    Rising seniors Alexandra Duncan, Andrew Hanna and Ethan Nguyen have been named 2022 Barry A. Goldwater Scholars, joining 2021 Goldwater Scholar and fellow rising senior Joseph Sexton. The Goldwater Scholarship is the nation’s most competitive scholarship for undergraduate STEM students who show exceptional promise for becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders. Read More

    May 11, 2022

  • NSF logo

    NSF selects 40 from Vanderbilt as 2022 Graduate Research Fellows

    The National Science Foundation has selected a record 40 Vanderbilt students and alumni for its 2022 Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, STEM education and in NSF-backed social science disciplines. Read More

    May 6, 2022

  • Tao Hong and Hari Srinivasan

    Two Vanderbilt students named to Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Program for New Americans

    Tao Hong, a second-year Ph.D. student in interdisciplinary materials science, and Hari Srinivasan, an incoming Ph.D. student in neuroscience, have been named to the 2022 cohort of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Program for New Americans. This merit-based graduate award for immigrants and children of immigrants provides 30 fellows annually with up to $90,000 in funding to support their graduate studies. Read More

    May 4, 2022

  • Pickering Foreign Affairs Program

    Four Vanderbilt alumnae receive Pickering Fellowships from U.S. Department of State

    Vanderbilt alumnae Brianne Berry, BA’17, May Braverman, BA’17, Jessica Moore, BA’15, and Abigail Wei, BA’18, have each been awarded 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowships. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares outstanding young people for foreign service careers. Read More

    Jun 4, 2021

  • View of Kirkland Hall and the Vanderbilt campus in Spring.

    Vanderbilt faculty deliver strong support for 2019-20 fellowship candidates

    During the 2019-20 academic year, more than 40 faculty and campus members contributed their time, attention and energy to the process of supporting and nominating exceptional student and alumni candidates for prestigious national awards. Read More

    May 4, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University Kirkland Tower aerial photograph

    Vanderbilt Fulbright finalists and alternates announced for 2020-21

    Twelve Vanderbilt students and alumni have been awarded funding to pursue graduate study, conduct research and teach English around the world through the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. An additional eight students have been named alternates and may subsequently become grantees. Read More

    Apr 30, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Three Vanderbilt STEM students named Goldwater Scholars for 2020

    Sophomores Ashwin Kumar and Abinaya Ramakrishnan and junior Amelia Taylor have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships for their exceptional promise of being the next generation of research leaders. Read More

    Apr 2, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt alumna awarded prestigious 2020 Rhodes Scholarship

    Sarena Martinez, a 2016 Vanderbilt graduate who majored in psychology and minored in French, was recently named a recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She is one of only 32 scholars selected from across the United States for 2020. Read More

    Dec 6, 2019

  • Vanderbilt sophomore Rachel Strons has received a SMART Scholarship, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. (Vanderbilt University)

    Sophomore earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

    Vanderbilt sophomore Rachel Strons has been selected as a SMART Scholar—which stands for Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation—by the U.S. Department of Defense. Read More

    May 16, 2019

  • Logan Brown (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

    Vanderbilt Marshall Scholar meets with Duchess of Sussex

    Vanderbilt Class of 2018 graduate Logan Brown can add a new highlight to her year of learning through the Marshall Scholarship program—meeting a member of the British royal family. Read More

    Mar 11, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Center to host Fellowships 101 series

    The Career Center will host a Fellowships 101 series of workshops throughout the spring semester for students who would like to learn more about fellowship and scholarship programs that can provide financial support for travel, language learning, research and further study. Read More

    Jan 29, 2019