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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:  Grand Ole Opry, November 14th; Cheekwood Lights, December 4th

Sophomore Summer Experience Application/Paperwork available November 1st (final due date: April 15th)

Applications for new Peabody Scholars are currently OPEN (see Prospective Scholars tab)