The Stamps scholarship programme is a collaboration between the University of Miami and Stamps Foundation. The aim of the programme is to ensure that the funds are provided for better education and to provide equal opportunities for learning to every capable international or national student.
The distinctive quality of the Stamps scholarships program is that it helps the students and promising future leaders pursue their higher studies in order to achieve their educational and life goals.
The Stamps Scholarship is a fully funded opportunity that covers all the tuition fees of successful scholars. The scholarship also provides accommodation, laptop and the cost of books and stationery.
The University of Miami was chartered in 1925 by a group of citizens who felt an institution of higher learning was needed for the development of their young and growing community. The South Florida land boom was at its peak, resources appeared ample, optimism flowed, and expectations were high. Supporters of the institution believed that the community offered unique opportunities to develop inter-American studies, to further creative work in the arts and letters, and to conduct teaching and research programs in tropical studies.... read more
A Stamps Scholarship beneficiary will receive the following benefits;
Stamps Scholars receive a merit award equivalent to the full cost of attendance for four years of undergraduate study.
The award includes;
tTuition and fees,
A meal plan,
University health insurance,
A laptop allowance, and
Access to a $12,000 enrichment fund, which may be used toward study abroad, undergraduate research, unpaid internships, and other educational pursuits. (Enrichment fund expenses are subject to prior approval by the Office of the Provost.)
Additional benefits of the Stamps Scholarship include;
Being part of the Stamps Scholars on-campus and national communities, funding to support academic and scientific research projects, cultural and leadership programs, study abroad, conventions and other regional conferences, and invitations to online events and networking opportunities.
The eligibility criteria of the Stamps Scholarship include;
A Stamps Scholarship holder must;
The documents required by the University of Miami for the Stamps Scholarship include;
Selected semi-finalist candidates for the Stamps Scholarship are asked to write a short response to a pre-determined essay prompt.
Finalists will be selected based on a review of candidates’ applications and supporting documents, including their responses to the pre-determined essay prompt, and notified of their status as finalists at the time of admission in late January.
Finalists will be interviewed by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation thereafter and Stamps Scholarship announcements will be made by early March.
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