Your Hard Work Pays Off.

As part of our commitment to making a Mills education affordable, we dedicate substantial resources toward funding scholarships so we can reward students whose academic achievements, leadership skills, community contributions, or special talents stand out from the crowd. 

First-Year Students | Transfer Students

First-Year Student Scholarships

We make it easy for you to be considered for our merit and merit- and need-based scholarships. You don't need to fill out a special application. Just submit your Mills admission application materials and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the normal deadlines. We'll automatically consider you for the following scholarships: 

Mills Merit Scholarships for First-Year Students

Presidential /Provost /Faculty /Eucalyptus Scholarships Up to $10,000
Janet L. Holmgren Presidential Scholarships Up to $10,000
Arthur Vining Davis Science Scholarships Up to $10,000
Scheffler Pre-Medical Science Scholarships Up to $5,000
Vera M. Long Scholarships for Women in Science Amounts vary

Need-Based Scholarships

For first-year students, we also offer scholarships based soley on demonstrated financial need. Your eligibility for need-based scholarships is determined through the financial aid process.

Transfer Student Scholarships

We factor in your academic achievements and demonstrated financial need (as determined through the financial aid process) when considering you for a Mills transfer scholarship. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and your Mills admission application materials by the normal deadlines to be considered.

Mills Scholarships for Transfer Students

Janet L. Holmgren Presidential Scholarships Up to $10,000
Arthur Vining Davis Science Scholarships Up to $10,000
Osher Scholarships (for students 24 and older) Up to $6,000
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships Up to $5,000
Scheffler Pre-Medical Science Scholarships Up to $5,000
Dean's Scholarships Up to $1,000
Vera M. Long Scholarships for Women in Science Amounts vary