Annual awards for incoming freshmen or transfer students accepted to Vanderbilt University. Awards are based on need, high school/college record, and standardized test scores. Preference is given to applicants who are residents of northern Alabama and then to applicants who are residents of the southeastern region. Student must complete a financial aid application, a FAFSA, and the Financial Aid PROFILE. Due date, number of awards and award amount may vary. Students who qualify must reapply annually.