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We want to recognize your academic achievements, demonstrated leadership skills, contributions to the community, or special talents by offering you a wide variety of merit scholarships that can help you attend Mills.

All entering fall-term, full-time applicants who meet the academic or talent eligibility* requirements will be considered for the scholarships listed below. There is no separate application form for these scholarships as it is the admission application that is reviewed for scholarship eligibility. All admission materials must be submitted by:

November 15: Early action (first-year students only)
January 15: Regular decision

Mills also awards need-based scholarships through the financial aid application process. 

*Music scholarships require an audition. 

First-Year Students
Presidential /Provost /Faculty /Eucalyptus Scholarships Up to $26,000
Transfer Students
Dean's Scholarships Up to $17,000
Osher Scholarships (for students 23 and older) Up to $10,000
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships Up to $5,000
All Students
Janet L. Holmgren Presidential Scholarships Up to $10,000
Arthur Vining Davis Science Scholarships Up to $10,000
Barbara Hazelton Floyd Scholarships in Music Up to $10,000
Carroll Donner Commemorative Scholarships in Music Up to $8,000
Scheffler Pre-Medical Science Scholarships Up to $5,000
Vera M. Long Scholarships for Women in Science Amounts vary