Miami Scholarships

University Merit Scholarships

Miami University offers scholarship awards to new fall first-year, full-time Oxford campus in-state (Ohio) and out-of-state students to recognize student achievement and to continue to make a high quality education more affordable for students. These awards are renewable for up to four years.

Special Recognition Scholarships

Miami offers special recognition scholarships to National Merit Finalists. Miami also provides additional scholarships to students who receive certain outside scholarships or grants.

Miami Access Initiative

Through the Miami Access Initiative, tuition and academic fees are provided for first-time freshmen students from Ohio who have been admitted to the Oxford campus and who have a total family income equal to or less than $35,000. Students must also be academically competitive. Dependent students relocating to Oxford from the Hamilton or Middletown campuses are also eligible.

Scholarships Awarded by Academic Departments

Many of Miami's academic departments award scholarships to incoming freshmen. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship from the department in your major field of study, you should contact the chair of the academic department. Also, make sure you have declared your intended major with the Office of Admission by early February.

ROTC Scholarships

Miami offers Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship opportunities for students interested in military service.

Intercollegiate Athletics Scholarships

Miami offers athletic scholarships in the following men’s sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, swimming & diving, and track & field. Miami offers athletic scholarships in the following women’s sports: basketball, cross country, field hockey, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, and volleyball. If you're interested in joining one of Miami's 17 intercollegiate sports teams, contact the team coach for more information.