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Marc Chen named 2017 Schwarzman Scholar

  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. Founded by Blackstone Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman and inspired…

Posted on January 16, 2017 in News,


Rachel King receives Pickering Fellowship

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship prepares students for foreign service careers through the provision of significant financial support for graduate study as well as two State Department internships, one domestic and one international, supported by a mentor in the Foreign Service. A total of 10 undergraduates and…

Posted on May 24, 2016 in News,


2016 Fulbright Scholars

Apr. 27, 2016, 4:23 PM The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for university students and alumni to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching in the form of English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) worldwide. Named for the late Sen. J. William Fulbright…

Posted on May 12, 2016 in News,


2016 Goldwater Scholars

Three Vanderbilt University students have been recognized in this year’s Goldwater Scholars competition. Marie Armbruster and Jarrod Shilts have been selected as Goldwater Scholars, and Sirui Ma has been awarded an honorable mention. Each year Vanderbilt’s Office of Honor Scholarships has the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the…

Posted on May 10, 2016 in News,


Vanderbilt students receive Critical Language Scholarships

The US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Scholars spend eight to ten weeks in one of 24 locations studying Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, or Urdu….

Posted on May 5, 2016 in News,


Karhade & Bruce are 2015 Humanity in Action Fellows

April 20, 2015—Humanity in Action announced today the names of the 43 American recipients of 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship. Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore past and present examples of resistance to intolerance, with a goal of encouraging future leaders…

Posted on December 14, 2015 in Archive, News


Ariel Helms & Caylyn Perry Named 2015 Truman Scholars

We are pleased to announce that Ariel Helms and Caylyn Perry were among only 58 students nationwide to be named 2015 Scholars.

Posted on April 28, 2015 in News


2015 Fulbright Scholars

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching (ETA) worldwide.

Posted on April 22, 2015 in Archive, News


Helms, Cannon, Jun, Myneni Receive Goldwater Recognition

The Goldwater Foundation is a federally endowed agency established by Public Law 99-661 on November 14, 1986. The Scholarship Program honoring Senator Barry M. Goldwater was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.

Posted on April 20, 2015 in Archive, News


2015 Information Sessions

OHS ON THE COMMONS: FRESHMAN INFORMATION SESSION Sunday, January 18 @ 5:00 p.m. An introduction to opportunities for academic, environment, public service, international teaching, science and research scholarships. A few award programs will be open to you next year. You will become eligible for many others soon after. FRESHMAN/SOPHOMORE INFORMATION SESSION Wednesday, January 21 @…

Posted on January 13, 2015 in Archive, News