You Belong Here

Vanderbilt is committed to fostering a safe and inclusive environment for LGBTQIA+ students and their allies. Through student clubs, scholarship, partnerships, and more, we provide the opportunities and space to help you thrive as your authentic self at school and beyond. 

By the numbers


The number of years since the K.C. Potter Center at Vanderbilt opened as a cultural center and a place of affirmation for individuals of all identities.

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Scholarship Resources

Reaching Out MBA
Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) is the global association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer MBA students and alumni.

In addition to being a resource for full-time MBA candidates and students, ROMBA offers Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA fellowships. The fellowships are a joint effort between top business school programs and Reaching Out to demonstrate that business schools are the top destination to develop the out LGBTQ and active ally business leaders of tomorrow.

Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management will provide up to 2 fellowships of a minimum amount of $10,000 per academic year (in addition to any other potential merit scholarship up to, but not to exceed, full tuition).

The Point Foundation Scholarship
The Point Foundation offers scholarship opportunities for LGBT prospective students. Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.