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Scholarship Information

In addition to the scholarships available to Miami Regional students, the Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies currently offers three scholarships.

Anna T. Hamilton Scholarship

The Anna T. Hamilton Scholarship is available to Miami Regionals students majoring in Communication Studies or Health Communication. One of these majors must already be declared before applying for this scholarship. In addition to majoring in communication, the recipient must meet the following criteria: Female student and EITHER African-American OR First Generation College Student. A personal statement must be submitted with the online application.

James Paulus Scholarship

The James Paulus Scholarship shall be awarded to one or more students majoring in Integrative Studies, with preference given to a student that demonstrates an interest in Civic Engagement in the greater Hamilton community. Major must already be declared. Please note, this scholarship is only available to students attending Miami University Hamilton.

Harry T. Wilks Scholarship in Integrative Studies

The Harry T. Wilks Scholarship in Integrative Studies shall support one or more students majoring in Integrative Studies. Major must already be declared.  Eligible students shall have:

  • Successfully completed BIS 201- Introduction to Integrative Studies
  • Submitted a successful Student Educational Objectives Application
  • Demonstrated academic merit and financial need

Liberal Studies Scholarship

The Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies Department offers a scholarship to support one or more students majoring in Liberal Studies.

Eligible students shall meet this criteria:

  • Declared major in Liberal Studies
  • Regional Campus student
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate financial need

Application Process

In order to apply for the scholarships, students should review and submit the online scholarship form. The form contains instructions for completing the application. The personal essay should identify any special qualifications/circumstances that you feel would qualify you for a scholarship. More information about this essay can be found on the Scholarship Form. After gathering these materials and completing the online scholarship form, you will receive a confirmation email letting you know that your application has been submitted.

The deadline for the Liberal Studies Scholarship is December 1, 2022. 

The deadline for all other scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year is May 10, 2023.

For additional questions concerning Integrative Studies scholarships, contact:


Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies

Hamilton Campus Phelps Hall 103