Plan Your Visit
You can find the Department of Microbiology at Pearson Hall, located on the corner of High Street and Patterson Avenue, on the main campus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, which was established in 1809 and is the second oldest institution of higher learning in Ohio. The Department of Microbiology, founded in 1956 by Dr. Orton K. Stark, moved from Upham Hall to Pearson Hall in 1986.
Talk to an Advisor
Prospective students and their families are welcome to visit during regularly-scheduled hours. While you are visiting our campus, if you would like to visit with a faculty advisor to discuss what the Department of Microbiology has to offer, email us at microbiology@MiamiOH.edu or call us at (513) 529-5422 and we'll schedule an appointment.
Scholarships, Funding, and Awards
Information on financial support is available from the One Stop for Student Success/Financial Aid. In addition, the Department of Microbiology offers a variety of scholarships and academic awards given annually for Microbiology undergraduate and graduate students.
A variety of scholarships and academic awards are given annually to Miami Microbiology undergraduate and graduate students, including:
Lawrence Day Microbiology Scholarship
Mary Woodworth Microbiology Scholarship
Susan Rockwood Award
Orton Stark Microbiology Scholarships
Oren E. Taft Scholarships
College of Arts and Science Scholarships
Microbiology undergraduate students are also eligible for several College of Arts and Science scholarships.
Available to pre-professional students in healthcare-related fields.
General CAS Scholarships
Undergraduate Research Awards
Our undergraduates have been very successful at obtaining support for their research from a variety of programs available at Miami University.