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Scholarships & Awards


In 1985, the family and friends of Dr. Dana W. Nance (B.A., 1925, M.D., 1929) endowed the Nance Prize, which is awarded annually to a graduating pre-med student, “…who has demonstrated the perseverance to succeed in the pre-medical curriculum and who embodies the attributes of a caring physician.”

The Deans of the four undergraduate colleges join with the Health Professions Advisory Office in calling for essays from graduating Vanderbilt pre-med seniors who have applied to medical school and feel they represent the humanistic qualities of Dr. Nance. An interdisciplinary faculty committee will review each application. Three awards will be given. The deadline for 2017 is Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:00pm CST. 



National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program


U.S. Air Force

SSgt Sarah D. Kelley
Cell:  615-775-6457
Office: 615-885-9980

U.S. Army

Sergeant First Class Barry L. Boone Jr.
Army Medical Department Recruiter
Cell 877-349-5527
Office 615-874-5002

U.S. Navy
Krystal M. Chunaco, RN/BSN
Lieutenant, United States Navy
Medical Programs Officer Advisor
Navy Recruiting District Nashville
640 Grassmere Park, Suite 104
Nashville, TN 37211
Office: (615) 332-0755 ext. 225
Cell: (615) 336-0735