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GEO Scholarships

The Global Education Office administers a number of scholarships, available primarily to undergraduate students studying abroad on GEO programs. The table below summarizes the offerings available.

Most competitions for GEO scholarships can be entered with a single Common Application. The remaining scholarships are tied to a specific study abroad program or group of programs, and applications are contained within the applications for those programs (e.g. any VISAGE program).

Note that many scholarships are available only to students who are matriculated in or have a declared major, or dual major in a subject offered by the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. These are identified as being for "A&S students only" below. Students matriculated in Blair, Peabody or Engineering are only eligible for "A&S only" scholarships if they have a declared dual major in the College of Arts and Science at the time of scholarship review.

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Scholarships for study abroad in Summer/Maymester will open for applications in mid-November, with applications due in mid-January. We expect to announce the results in late February.

Scholarship For whom? Program Restriction GPA Req't Financial Need Req't Maximum Award Common App?
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Global Summer Fellows Program VU Undergrads VU credit, Summer 2.7 Yes $8500 Yes
Schloss Family Summer Scholarship Fund A&S students preferred GEO programs 2.7 Yes $10,000
Martha Louise Scott Easley Study Abroad Travel Scholarship A&S students only GEO programs 2.7 Yes $2000
Brooke Van Der Linden Memorial Scholarship A&S students only GEO programs 3.0 No $3000
Study Abroad Discretionary Fund A&S students only GEO programs 2.7 Yes $2000
Sandra and Roger Deromedi International Service Learning Scholarship Students matriculated in A&S only GEO programs with service-learning component Prefer $5000 No

External and other Vanderbilt Scholarships

GEO maintains a list of select scholarships offered by other units at Vanderbilt as well as by external agencies. The list also references other useful resources, including scholarship search engines and fellowships for graduating seniors.