University Academic Scholars Program

The University Academic Scholars Program is designed for the best and brightest minds from around the globe. The Scholars community at Miami offers unique opportunities for academically talented students to enhance their undergraduate experience. Scholars are selected from among Miami University’s most outstanding applicants to be a part of this premier program and are seen as the academic leaders on campus.

Scholars enjoy numerous benefits exclusive to the Scholars community. Each of the seven distinct programs offers an array of academic and co-curricular opportunities guaranteed only to these select students. While Scholars are encouraged to take full advantage of the many experiences designed to enhance their time at Miami, students can determine their level of involvement in the Academic Scholars Program.   

Community advantages include:

  • Invitation-only receptions with Miami University President David Hodge
  • Close ties to top faculty and personalized academic advising
  • Peer mentoring
  • Designated seminars with other Scholars
  • Unique opportunities to engage with guest speakers and lecturers
  • Designation as Harry T. Wilks Leadership Fellow, a program committed to developing leaders for the changing world
  • $1,000 - $2,000 scholarship


Creative Arts Scholars
Education, Health & Society Leadership Scholars
Engineering & Applied Science Scholars
Farmer School of Business Scholars
Law and Public Policy Scholars
Premedical Scholars
University Sustainability Scholars