Skip to main content

office of honor scholarships

Fifteen recognized by Fulbright U.S. Student Program

May. 9, 2017—Fifteen Vanderbilt students and alumni have been recognized by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for 2017-18. The program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and alumni to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide.

Read more


Class of 2017: Jarrod Shilts makes biological discoveries and collaborates across disciplines

May. 3, 2017—When Boston native Jarrod Shilts arrived at Vanderbilt, he brought with him a strong interest in synthetic biology—a discipline devoted to designing and creating biological molecules that don’t exist in the natural world and using them to redesign existing biological systems.

Read more


Class of 2017: Marc Chen studies transportation’s role in improving communities

Apr. 28, 2017—Marc Chen wants to use data to make cities work better for everyone. Chen, a math and economics major, believes there’s a wealth of untapped data out there waiting to be mined that could help public policymakers understand how their decisions affect the well-being of city residents.

Read more


Three students named Goldwater Scholars for 2017

Apr. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt students Lauren Branscombe, Joshua Fleck and David Zhang have been recognized in this year’s Goldwater Scholars competition. They are among a group of 240 scholars selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,286 mathematics, science and engineering students nationwide.

Read more


Vanderbilt named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students

Feb. 22, 2017—The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that Vanderbilt University is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students in 2016-17.

Read more


Arts and Science senior named Churchill Scholar

Jan. 27, 2017—Jarrod Shilts, a senior from Boston, has been named one of 15 recipients of the Churchill Scholarship, which provides funding to pursue a master’s degree in a STEM discipline at Cambridge University in England.

Read more


Vanderbilt student named to second class of Schwarzman Scholars

Dec. 2, 2016—Marc A. Chen, a Vanderbilt University senior majoring in economics and mathematics, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar for 2017-18. Chen is one of 129 men and women selected from a group of 2,747 candidates worldwide representing 30 countries and 75 universities.

Read more


Four from Vanderbilt receive Critical Language Scholarships

May. 26, 2016—Two Vanderbilt students and two recent graduates will spend the summer abroad in intensive language programs as U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship recipients.

Read more


King named Pickering fellow

May. 17, 2016—Class of 2016 graduate Rachel E. King is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares students for foreign service careers.

Read more


Fifteen at Vanderbilt recognized by Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Apr. 27, 2016—Eight graduating Vanderbilt seniors and four graduate students have been offered grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest U.S. exchange program for international graduate study, advanced research, and university, primary or secondary school teaching. In addition, three students have been named as alternates.

Read more


Fulbright research grant-writing workshop April 12

Apr. 8, 2016—The Fulbright Research Grant program supports graduate students interested in going abroad to conduct research related to their degree programs.

Read more


Fulbright information sessions Feb. 22, March 1

Feb. 22, 2016—Current Vanderbilt graduate students interested in going abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year to conduct research related to their degree programs should consider applying for a Fulbright research grant.

Read more


VIEW MORE EVENTS >