Merit Scholarship

SSP Merit Scholarship

The SSP Merit Scholarship recognizes high achieving high school sophomores and juniors with awards up to $500. Limited scholarship funding is available to eligible applicants. To be considered, both the Summer Scholars Program Application and the SSP Merit Scholarship Application must be submitted by the scholarship deadline.

Merit Scholarship Application Process - Step by Step
  1. Submit the Summer Scholars Program Application
    1. Before you apply for the Merit Scholarship, you are required to submit the Summer Scholars Program Application online. Please note there is a $75 nonrefundable application fee. Apply Here
  2. Complete the Merit Scholarship Application
    1. Upload your essay with your online application, responding to the following writing prompt: 
      Why should you be considered for the SSP Merit Scholarship? (minimum 300 words) Apply Here
  3. Application Deadline: March 1
    1. Both the Summer Scholars Program Application and the Merit Scholarship Application must be submitted by the scholarship deadline – March 1 – to be considered.
  4. Contact Us
    1. If you have questions about the application process, please call us at (305) 284-4000, or email us at ssp@miami.edu.

Please note, scholarship information and application processes are subject to change.