Awarding Process

Miami's financial aid offer is processed in the following manner:

  1. Scholarships are awarded to eligible students. No separate application is required.
  2. Federal Pell Grants are awarded to eligible students based on their Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  3. If a FAFSA was filed by Miami's priority deadline, University-administered need-based aid, grants, and scholarships are awarded within the limits of available funds and eligibility criteria.
    • Federal Work-Study is awarded to eligible students with high financial need who filed their FAFSA by Miami's priority deadline and indicated on the FAFSA an interest in work-study.
  4. Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant is awarded to eligible students meeting grant criteria.
  5. Federal Direct Loans are awarded to students based on federal eligibility guidelines.

Students receiving financial aid will be notified of their awards electronically. The financial aid offer includes all available funds.