The University Honors Program is committed to assisting all Miami University students and alumni identify, plan for, and win national scholarships and fellowships in pursuit of their life goals and dreams.  These fellowships are designed for individuals who plan to pursue graduate school, study abroad, or professional development.

Below is the 2014-2015 Fellowship Overview with clickable links to the specific Fellowship’s website.  Here you can quickly gauge what fellowships you may be interested as well as view a brief overview of requirements.  For more information, please view the side bar.

Month Fellowship/Scholarship Campus Deadline National Deadline Criteria Field of Study
  Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship – Independent   10/1/2014 All years Major, course work, or independent reading that reflects the focus of issues of peace and security
  British Marshall Scholarship – MU Sponsored 9/2/2014 10/1/2014 Senior Any- Must be going to Marshall institution in U.K.
  The George J. Mitchell Scholarship – MU Sponsored 9/2/2014 10/1/2014 Senior All fields available at partner universities in Ireland
  Rhodes Scholarship – MU Sponsored 9/2/2014 10/1/2014 Senior Any that are available at University of Oxford
  Gates Cambridge Scholarship Application – Independent 9/15/2014 10/15/2014 Senior Any
  STAR (Science to Achieve Results) – Independent     All years Environment related career
  Fulbright Program – MU Sponsored 9/19/2014 10/14/2014 Senior Any
  NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Independent 9/29/2014 10/29-11/6/2014 Receive graduate degree prior to fall 2013 Interest in research with evidence of broader impacts
  August Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award – Independent 9/30/2014 10/31/2014 Senior  Physical, Biological, or Engineering sciences; wishing to pursue Ph.D. degree
  William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship – Independent   11/15/2014 All years Any (preference given to students with interest in Middle Eastern/Islamic cultures)
  Ford Diversity Fellowships: Predoctoral – Independent   11/19/2014 All years Planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D.
  Truman Scholarship – MU Sponsored 11/1/2014 2/3/2015 Junior Desire to influence government, public policy, education
  NIH MD/PdDPartnerships Training Program – Independent   12/1/2014 All years Any
  Goldman Prize – Honors Program Sponsored 11/10/2014   Senior Any
  SMART (Science, Mathematics, & Research For Transformation) – Independent 11/15/2014 12/15/2014 All years Pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline
  National Defense Science & Engineering Fellowship – Independent   12/12/2014 Senior Science and engineering; encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups
  Astronaut Scholarship – MU Sponsored 12/1/2014 4/1/2015 All years Experience with lab and research work in your field
  Carnegie Junior Fellows Program – MU Sponsored 12/5/2014 1/15/2015 Senior Any 
  Beinecke – MU Sponsored 12/5/2014 2/20/2015 Junior Plan to enter master’s or doctoral program in arts, humanities, social sciences
  Coro Fellows Program – Independent   1/23/2015 All years Any
  Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship – MU Sponsored 12/5/2014 1/23/2015 Sophomore or Junior Research experience necessary; Mathematics, natural sciences, engineering
  Udall Scholarship – MU Sponsored 12/5/2014 3/4/2015 Sophomore or Junior Any, but with coursework in environment or tribal public policy
  Samuel Huntington Public Service Award – Independent   1/19/2015 Senior Any
  NSEP Boren Scholarship (Undergraduate) – MU Sponsored 1/26/2015 2/4/2015 All years Interest in critical languages and national security
  NSEP Boren Fellowship (Graduate) – MU Sponsored 1/26/2015 1/27/2015 All years Interest in critical languages and national security
  Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship – MU Sponsored  2/1/2015 4/15/2015 Senior  Active member of Phi Kappa Phi
  Fulbright mtvU Awards – MU Sponsored 2/27/2015 2/27/2015 Seniors Music as a cultural force for expression or change
  James Madison Graduate Fellowship – Independent   3/1/2015 Senior Intended for graduate study leading to Master’s degree in history, political science, government, science in education 
  Hispanic Scholarship/McNamara Family Grant – Independent   3/1/2015 All years Arts
  Gilman International Scholarship Program – MU Sponsored   3/3/2015 All years Any
  ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship – Independent 3/2/2015 Senior Entering Law School
April & May
Begin working with faculty for September scholarships

In addition to this generalized timeline and the sidebar, the links below will direct you to detailed descriptions of the individual Fellowships and the selection criteria.

Humanities and Social Sciences Fellowships

Science Math and Engineering Fellowships

Overall, to be eligible to apply for a prestigious scholarship or fellowships, you should have the following:

  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher;
  • A history of substantial intellectual or creative projects;
  • Evidence of exemplary leadership or public service; and
  • Three or more faculty members who can write you detailed letters of support.

These fellowships are designed for individuals who plan to pursue:

  • Graduate School (rather than law, business or medical school)
  • Study Abroad
  • Professional Development

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