Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards, & Internships

There are a number of both merit-based and need-based scholarship and award opportunities at the College of Arts and Science (CAS) for qualified students. For a good overview, visit Miami University's Paying for College web pages.

A variety of internship opportunities are available to students in the College of Arts & Science. Full and part-time internships provide opportunities to:

  • explore careers
  • develop work skills
  • build relationships with potential employers

Some scholarship and internship opportunities are listed below. For additional information, visit the Center for Career Exploration & Success Internships webpage.

  • Geoffrion Family Fellows Program, which provides students the opportunity to explore advanced interdisciplinary scholarship through the Humanities Center
  • CAS Hughes Internships: 10-week science-focused internships administered by the Departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Microbiology
  • CAS Scholarship, A general scholarship awarded from endowed funds in the CAS for high-performing students with high financial need
  • Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs offers research experiences and local government internship programs.
  • Dean's Scholar Program encourages scholarly activity among Miami's best seniors, approximately 30 of whom are selected in the spring of their junior year
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: Nationally competitive scholarship designed to help undergraduates with financial need to participate in summer and fall study abroad experiences, particularly in nontraditional countries
  • Inside Washington program gives students the opportunity to meet the movers and shakers of Washington D.C. and intern in a world-class environment only the nation's capital can provide. The program focuses on topics in Political Science, Communications, and Journalism; however, it is open to undergraduate and graduate students from any major or academic division.
  • Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education provides various scholarships for pre-professional students in healthcare-related fields; sponsors and administers full immersion job shadowing (preceptorships) with practicing physicians, many of whom are Miami alumni.
  • Ohio Public Leaders: Inside State and Local Government, where students learn the inner-workings of state and local government institutions
  • Undergraduate Summer Scholars (USS), allowing students to spend a summer working on a research or creative project with a faculty mentor
  • Urban Leadership Internship Program is an integrated educational internship program at Miami University which combines professional practice, service-learning, and urban exploration.
  • Journalism interns work with area newsrooms to develop new models for reporting and produce online content for Cox Ohio Newspapers, Cincinnati Public Radio, and the Cincinnati Business Courier. You can participate in a summer program in Kosovo, which includes an internship for an international, online news agency.