Scholarships

University Scholarships

Most Miami scholarships are administered by the Office of Student Financial Assistance, 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
MASW Miami Alumni Scholarship Miami Alumni entering the MASW program, based on academic performance and financial need Incoming social work graduate students only $3000 March 15th Link to application
Family Science and Social Work General Scholarship Based on academic performance and financial need. New or continuing students; preference given to relocating students Graduate and Undergraduate, may be split between part-time students $4000 March 15th Link to application 
Elizabeth Caughey Stegmaier Scholarship Based on academic achievement and essay responses Undergraduate students only Amount equivalent to one semester of in-state tuition 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 and October 15th

Faculty Nomination, (do not ask to be nominated

Emma Waldauer Family Science and Social Work Scholarship Undergraduate students majoring in Family Science or Social Work. Minimum GPA of 3.0 Undergraduate students only $4000 (split across Fall and Spring semesters March 15th Faculty nomination (do not ask to be nominated)