Financial Aid

A photo of the front area of the historic Campo Sano buidling at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus. A photo of the front area of the historic Campo Sano buidling at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus.

Financial Assistance for Students

For your convenience, we have provided a few resources for those students in need of financial assistance and funding opportunities. We encourage all of our students to visit the Costs & Funding webpage on the Graduate School website. Students will find additional information regarding both internal and external funding sources on the page. Interested students can also visit the Financial Aid and Funding Opportunities webpage of the Graduate School.

MALS Tuition Waiver

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program has a limited number of waivers available to students on a first come first serve basis. Students must apply each semester, and provide financial documentation. Waivers are needs based, and limited funds are available for finacial assistance. Applications must be received one month prior to the start of classes in which the student is applying.

Please contact the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies at (305)284-8783 for more information.

Fellowships and Grants

American Association of University Women - All women are eligible to apply for the fellowships offered by this organization. Fellowships include American Fellowships, Career Development Grants, Selected Professions Fellowships, University Scholar-in-Residence Community Action Grants and International Fellowships.

Yellow Ribbon Program - The University of Miami is an active participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program. This provision of the post 9/11 GI Bill helps cover the expenses of earning a master's degree. Opportunities for study are available for active duty personnel as well. Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are encouraged to visit the official website for the program.