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Farmer School of Business (FSB) Scholars

Farmer School students who have been accepted into the Miami University Academic Scholars Program may elect to participate in the Farmer School of Business Scholars program. Scholars enjoy numerous benefits exclusive to the Scholars community. These benefits include personalized professional development workshops, academic and career advising, interaction with visiting business executives, interaction with Farmer School administrators, and guaranteed membership in one of the Farmer School of Business’ elite programs, including:  

Leadership & Community Service Scholars

Students in this track will have interaction with the new Center for Business Leadership (CBL) in the Farmer School. Workshops offered will focus on service leadership with an emphasis on individual- and team-focused vision for developing students’ authentic, values-based leadership. Students will have the opportunity to explore issues surrounding ethics and value based leadership. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in programs such as Junior Achievement.  Through various assessments, interactions with the best business leaders, and practical leadership experience, you will build on the knowledge of your own leadership style, transforming you into a more effective business leader.

Creativity & Innovation Scholars

Creativity Scholars in Business will comprise a distinct, selective cohort within the larger context of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and will enjoy additional unique, guaranteed benefits, including an internship reporting to the Creative Director in a regional firm and a specifically designed creativity course in the United States and/or abroad to work with and be mentored by some of the leading creative business practitioners. 

For top business students, this program gives them an opportunity to start networking and developing their professional skills from the very start of their college careers. FSB Scholars will experience the following:

  • Interaction and networking opportunities with visiting business executives, including CEOs and VPs of the nation’s top firms. Opportunities to network with FSB Deans and key administrators.
  • Personalized academic and career advising that begins prior to the first day of college.
  • Guaranteed placement into the new Business Integrated Core in the first semester, opening the door to the most highly sought business courses.
  • Membership into one of FSB’s elite professional development tracks: Leadership & Community Service Scholars or Creativity and Innovation Scholars.
  • Meet and greet opportunities to connect with other FSB scholars along with professional development workshops focusing on business etiquette, social media, and branding.
To be considered for the FSB Scholars Program, you must be admitted into the Farmer School of Business and select a major within the school.  For more information, contact Michelle Thomas.