Dean's Scholar Program

Offered by the Dean of the College of Arts and Science, this program is designed to encourage scholarly activity among Miami's best seniors. Approximately 30 students are selected in the spring of their junior year to participate as Dean's Scholars their senior year. Dean Scholars are chosen on the basis of proposals they submit in March. The project must be conducted under the direction of a faculty mentor. Students will conduct the study under the individual department's Independent Study or Departmental Honors course numbers. The number of credit hours awarded is determined by the department, usually 3-4. The student is allocated a research fund of $750 to support the study, and the mentor receives a $750 professional expense allocation. Full information is contained on the College of Arts and Science website at