MIU City University Miami offers a number of scholarships every semester for students who qualify and comply with all the scholarship requirements. Each scholarship awarded covers the entire length of the student’s program.
The MIU Scholarship Committee is responsible for evaluating scholarship candidates and for the awarding, modification, and withdrawal of scholarships.
Scholarship eligibility may be based on a combination of factors. The Admissions Director, after collecting all the required documentation, will pass the students’ information to the Scholarship Committee that will evaluate the applications.
Students may apply for only one of the scholarships listed below through the submission of the scholarship application form:
EUROPEAN, AFRICAN, ASIAN, AND MIDDLE EAST UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
MIU awards scholarships for twenty-five percent (25%) of the cost of tuition for applicants who have successfully graduated from a recognized institution (secondary or higher education) in Europe, Africa, Asia, or the Middle East and wish to continue their studies ONLINE at MIU City University Miami. In order to apply for this scholarship, students must provide an original or certified sealed copy of their transcript, sent by the previous institution. The transcript should be accompanied by an official credential evaluation, completed and submitted to the University by a recognized evaluation service. Students must also send the scholarship application form in which they must indicate the scholarship they are applying for and their chosen program of study.
MILITARY AND VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP
MIU awards a scholarship for thirty percent (30%) of the cost of tuition for the online and hybrid programs for the following categories of Military and Veteran students:
- Active Duty
- Reserve Military Veterans
- Spouse/Dependent of Active Duty or Reserve
To receive this scholarship, the active duty or reserve service member, veteran, or spouse/dependent of active duty or reserve service member will have to complete the MIU Scholarship application and show proof of service.
MIU offers 50 excellence scholarships a year for fifty percent (50%) of the cost of tuition towards online programs delivered in Spanish or English, to provide educational opportunities to international students in the Americas, who demonstrate high potential careers.
To be eligible, candidates need to write an essay of 300 words explaining their motivation to enroll at MIU and why are they considered as a high potential candidate and their updated CV (resume), MIU’s scholarship committee will evaluate the request communicating the results to the candidates in a weekly basis.
GIFTED AND TALENTED SCHOLARSHIP
MIU offers scholarships for 25% of the cost of tuition towards online graduate English language programs, to international students who demonstrate high performance and/or achievement in areas such as intellectual, creative, artistic, sports or leadership capacities, or in specific academic fields. To be eligible, candidates need to write an essay of 300 words explaining their motivation to enroll at MIU and why are they considered a talented or gifted candidate along with their updated resume/CV.
MERIT BASED UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
MIU offers merit-based scholarships for ten percent (10%) of the cost of tuition towards Online or hybrid MIU programs, to domestic and international students who obtained a minimum GPA of 2.9 in their previous studies (High School, bachelor’s or master’s). This can be proved through the delivery of an original transcript or certified sealed copy. If the degree was obtained from an institution outside of the U.S., the transcript should be accompanied by an official credential evaluation completed and submitted to the University by a recognized evaluation service. In order to maintain the scholarship if awarded, the student must remain enrolled as a full-time student during the spring and fall semesters maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.9.
US WORKING PROFESSIONAL RESIDENTS AND CITIZENS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
MIU recognizes that tuition cost is a major factor for adult students when they make the decision to return to college to finish or obtain a new degree. For this reason, MIU awards scholarships for 25 percent (25%) of the cost of tuition for working US residents who wish to enroll in an ONLINE program. In order to apply for this scholarship, candidates must send proof of citizenship or residency in the US (US passport, Driver License or ID) and their resume, showing a minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS), THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT AND MIU CITY UNIVERSITY MIAMI
The Organization of American States (“OAS”) has established the OAS Scholarship and Training Programs (hereinafter the “Scholarship Program”) to provide educational opportunities in the Americas, through the awarding of scholarships each year for research, undergraduate, and graduate studies, both attendance-based and distance learning, and that the Scholarship Program’s coverage and impact are strengthened and augmented through alliances established through the conclusion of agreements with internationally recognized universities that share costs, offer joint scholarships, and reduce tuition costs; MIU City University Miami (“MIU)” has an interest in providing access to quality education to citizens of OAS Member States, and wishes to collaborate with the GS/OAS in its Scholarship and Training Programs.
To that effect MIU shall offer 100 scholarships on each intake of the year, 300 scholarships in Full Year. The scholarship will cover all on-line programs, MIU shall award each Scholarship Recipient a tuition waiver in the amount of sixty percent (60%) of the published tuition amounts for the applicable Program in effect at the time the Scholarship Recipient applies to the University. To be considered for the OAS-MIU PAEC Scholarship, the candidate must apply, be admitted to the University and apply for the OAS-MIU PAEC Scholarship through the university. The deadline to apply for the first intake/term of the OAS- MIU PAEC Scholarship is August 15th, 2022, for the second intake/term October 31st, 2022. Other dates may be established in subsequent years. An applicant must be able to present a university acceptance letter and meet other application requirements by the applicable deadline.
Scholarship eligibility requirements:
- Interested parties with nationality and / or permanent legal residence of any of the GS / OAS Member States will be eligible. The members of OAS are the countries that are related in the following link: http://www.oas.org/es/estados_miembros/default.asp.
- To be a beneficiary of the scholarship, the candidate must have completed the admission process and been admitted to the MIU study program.
- Not having received other academic scholarships from the OAS, at the same level of studies proposed in this call.
- Before starting any Program, all Scholars must demonstrate their financial capacity to cover the costs of the Program not covered by the Scholarship within an established term.
- The GS / OAS officials, people who are under results contracts with the SG / OAS, the staff of the Permanent Missions to the OAS, and the relatives of all the aforementioned persons will not be eligible to receive the Scholarships.
Evaluation and selection criteria:
- Academic profile, merit, and academic credentials.
- The potential impact of the applicant on the completion of the study program.
- The geographical distribution of the candidates, considering the most important needs of the Member States, according to the Human Development Index reported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
All scholarship applications are subject to a formal review, evaluation, and decision by the scholarship committee.
- If a student that was awarded a scholarship, drops out of MIU or fails any courses, the scholarship will be lost, and the student will be responsible for paying the difference of the regular tuition rate for all previous semesters completed before withdrawing.
MESCYT AND MIU SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
The International Scholarship Program of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT) has partnered with MIU to offer a full scholarship for the official accredited Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, Management and New Technologies ONLINE program at MIU City University Miami. On top of that, the scholarships offered through this partnership are intended to support outstanding students from the Dominican Republic who wish to develop professionally with a higher university degree. To do so, MIU offers 50 scholarships per year for the Master’s in Educational Leadership, that include the cost of tuition and graduation fee, and the degrees are valid in the Dominican Republic.
- Scholarship to be awarded by MIU: 68%
- Scholarship to be awarded by MESCYT: 32%
- Total: 100% of tuition and fees
Scholarship eligibility requirements:
- Be Dominican, with permanent residence in the Dominican Republic or Dominican or child of a Dominican residing abroad.
- Graduated from higher education with a minimum academic index of 80 on a scale of zero to 100 or three (3) on a scale of zero to four (4).
- Meet MIU admissions requirements
Candidates can apply through the official website of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT).
HISPANIC UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
MIU provides an award of seventy seven percent (77%) of the cost of tuition for applicants who have successfully graduated from a recognized high school or secondary institution in Latin America and wish to continue their studies ONLINE with MIU City University Miami. In order to apply for this scholarship, students must provide an original or certified sealed copy of their transcript obtained from the previous institution. The transcript should be accompanied by an official credential evaluation completed and submitted to the University by a recognized evaluation service. Students must also send the scholarship application form where they must indicate the scholarship they are applying for and the program of study of their interest.
GLOBAL LEADERS’ SCHOLARSHIP
MIU offers 5 scholarships each academic year for up to one hundred percent (100%) of the cost of tuition towards programs delivered ONLINE in Spanish or English, to provide educational opportunities to national and international candidates who have established themselves as leaders or important figures in a certain field which may include academics, science, film, sports, politics, etc.
HISPANIC LATIN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS’ SCHOLARSHIPS
MIU awards scholarships for thirty five percent (35%) of the cost of tuition for graduate program applicants who have successfully graduated from a recognized higher education institution in Spanish-speaking Latin American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela) and wish to continue their studies with an ONLINE master’s degree at MIU City University Miami. In order to apply for this scholarship, students must provide an original or certified sealed copy of their transcript obtained from the previous institution. The transcript should be accompanied by an official credential evaluation completed and submitted to the University by a recognized evaluation service. Students must also send the scholarship application form in which they must indicate the scholarship they are applying for and their chosen program of study. The MIU scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing each application and evaluating compliance with the scholarship criteria.