2024 Application Guide for Vanderbilt University Ingram Scholars Program


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Vanderbilt University

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline:
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 1st of December, 2023

Scholarship Summary: 

Vanderbilt University is awarding the Ingram Scholarship to undergraduate students (domestic and international) who demonstrate a willingness and ability to combine a successful business or professional career with a lifelong commitment to finding solutions to critical problems facing modern society. The Ingram Scholars Program challenges students to create and implement substantial service projects in the community and recipients are expected to devote approximately twenty hours each month during the academic year and at least one of their undergraduate summers to relevant community outreach and service projects.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
Although there are no set criteria for scholarship consideration, past recipients were in the top 5% of the applicant pool.

Value of Scholarship:
Ingram Scholars receive full-tuition support each year plus a stipend for a special summer service project. Vanderbilt will provide additional need-based financial aid to those Ingram Scholarship recipients whose demonstrated financial need exceeds the amount of full tuition.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Applicants apply via MyAppVU after submitting an admission application. Ingram Scholarship Program applications for prospective freshmen must be submitted electronically via your MyAppVU account by December 1, 2023
ii. In evaluating candidates, the selection committee reviews the Ingram Scholars Program application along with the entire application for first-year admission. 
   - Ingram Scholars are selected on the basis of commitment to civic-minded service, an entrepreneurial spirit, strength of personal character, and leadership potential.
iii. Ingram Scholar Finalists are also required to interview with the selection committee.

Scholarship Website:
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Vanderbilt University Scholarship Page.