Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the total amount of the scholarship award?
A: The amount will be decided based on individual needs and available funding - it can be from $5,000 up to a full-ride.
Q: What is the Miller Scholarship?
A: The Miller Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship created to bridge the financial gap for scholars wishing to attend private colleges with high tuition costs, yet unable to even consider that opportunity due to financial barriers. This opportunity will cover the scholars' remaining cost of attendance after financial aid is applied
Q: What are the two different deadlines and which one corresponds to me?
A: The Miller Scholarship deadline has been extended to match the deadline of our general scholarship on March 31, 2023
Q: How many scholars will receive the Miller Scholarship?
A: 4 Scholars have been selected for the Miller Scholarship as of April, 2023
Q: When is the recommendation form due?
A: Recommendation forms are now optional and also due on March 31st, 2023
Q: How do I know if the zip code I live in qualifies?
A: Please refer to this list of qualifying zip codes:
90001, 90002, 90003, 90006, 90011, 90013, 90015, 90016, 90017, 90018, 90022, 90023, 90026, 90029, 90032, 90033, 90037, 90043, 90044, 90047, 90059, 90061, 90062, 90220, 90221, 90247, 90255, 90301, 90303, 90304, 90701, 90731, 90744, 90755, 90805, 90813, 91104
Q: Is an interview required?
A: Yes, those selected as finalists have been asked to schedule an interview as of May 5th, 2023
Q: Will I receive a notification if I am not awarded the scholarship?
A: Yes, these notifications went out on May 5th, 2023