University Scholarships

Most Miami scholarships are administered by the Office of Financial Aid, 121 Campus Avenue Building, 529-8757, and require documented financial need.

Prospective students should also be aware of Miami’s Access Initiative, which is designed to help make a Miami degree accessible to all academically qualified students. Any Ohio resident entering Miami’s Oxford campus as first-time, full-time freshman in the fall will be considered for the scholarship program. Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15, be eligible for federal aid, and have a total family income equal to or less than $35,000.

Family Science and Social Work Scholarships

To apply, students must complete an application. Some scholarships may include a required essay response, a current transcript and/or DAR, and a resume. Application must be complete, with no missing information. Incomplete applications will not be considered. These scholarships are competitive. Please check the eligibility when applying.

Award Description Graduate/Undergraduate Amount of Prize Application Deadline Link to Apply
Jane and Dessie Rees Scholarship Based on academic achievement and essay responses Graduate students only $1000 March 15th and October 15th Link to application
Annitta Klipple Scholarship Awarded to best all round undergraduate student Undergraduate students only $200 March 15th Faculty Nomination, (do not ask to be nominated)
Fred C. Whitcomb Scholarship Graduate students in Social Work Program Graduate students only $1000 March 15th 

Faculty Nomination, (do not ask to be nominated