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Peabody Scholars Program

Scholars Program


Peabody Scholars is the college-wide honors program for Peabody*. The program is designed to attract Peabody’s brightest and most intellectually engaged students across all Peabody departments, to provide them with a community of like-minded scholars and numerous opportunities for academic and social enrichment.  

Students apply to Peabody Scholars in the fall of their freshman year and, if accepted, begin the program in the spring semester.  See tabs at left for program details and requirements.  If you have any additional questions about the program or application, please email:

Leslie D. Kirby, Ph.D.
Director, Peabody Scholars Program
Principal Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department Human and Organizational Development
Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

*Please note: this is not a scholarship (general financial assistance/grant) program.

News and Upcoming Events

Upcoming Capstone Events:  

Sophomore Summer Experience Application/Paperwork: Available November 1st (final due date: April 1st)

Applications for new Peabody Scholars: Applications are currently OPEN, see "Prospective Scholars" tab for details.