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On behalf of the Miss UAB Scholarship Program Committee, we appreciate your interest in our competition and look forward to working with you.

TThe Miss UAB Scholarship Competition has been a proud and exciting affiliate of the Miss Alabama and Miss America Organizations, which is the largest competitive scholarship program for young women. The Miss UAB Program will award more than $4,000 in scholarships and prizes at the competition. Scholarships are foremost in the competition and have afforded many young women the opportunity to further their education. Several winners have also continued to win additional scholarships in the Miss Alabama Competition.

The competition will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $10 for the public, $5 for children ages 3-10, and free to UAB students, faculty, and staff with their Engage Event Pass.

TIf you have any questions about the paperwork or any phase of the competition, please do not hesitate to contact Jessica Brown, Miss UAB Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (205) 934-8020.

Please review the information below for competition requirements and entry.


Age/Eligibility Requirements

  • United States Citizen
  • Must be at least 18 years of age as of July 31, 2022; and must not be older than 25 years of age as December 31, 2022
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing at UAB with a minimum 2.5 UAB Cumulative GPA

Wardrobe Needs

Opening Number: Solid color 1970s/Disco style dress or jumpsuits (color options below) with sparkly jewelry.
Evening Wear: Evening Gown
Private Interview & On-Stage Question/Social Impact Pitch: Suit or Dress (You must wear the same outfit for both phases.)
Talent: Talent Outfit

Heels/Accessories to match all outfits


Opening Number Color Options - All opening number dresses/jumpsuits should be one of the colors shown below.

Miss UAB opening color options

2021 Competition Information

Please complete the 2021 candidate paperwork for entry into the 2022 competition. Please read all paperwork and instructions carefully. Please submit completed paperwork to Competition Candidate Application on Engage, which is linked below. The competition is limited to the first 20 qualified candidates who provide all of the required paperwork/documentation/fees as well as attend one of the interest meetings.

The deadline for completed packets is 5pm on Friday, October 1, 2021. Approved candidates will be notified via email if your application has been approved.

Important Dates

Friday, October 1 – Candidate Packet Deadline

All candidate paperwork and Miss America fees MUST be submitted by 5pm on this date via the Candidate Application Form on Engage. You will be contacted once your packet is approved.

Thursday, October 7 – Candidate Orientation

Please come photo ready in a nice top or dress. We will be taking headshots. A sign-up will be available to sign up for your mock interview and official interview times. Candidates will also draw competition numbers at this time.
Location: Hill Student Center Room 204/206 @ 5pm

Friday, October 22 – Deadline for Competition Wardrobe Approval

Please submit photos of yourself in all competition attire to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or schedule an appointment to show wardrobe in person with Jessica Brown by 5pm.

Sunday, October 24 - Miss UAB Competition Service Day

Join Miss UAB 2020-21 for service and to get to know one another from 1:00-2:30pm in HSC 204/206. Attire is UAB casual.

Thursday, October 28 – Mock Interviews & Competition Rehearsal

Mock Interviews will be conducted in the Hill Student Center Room 318 between 9am-5pm.

Rehearsal will take place to learn the opening number and review the phases of competition. Location: Hill Student Center Room 318.

All music for Talent must be turned in. Music must be cut to end at 90 seconds. You may turn in a flash drive at rehearsal or email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Music must be in mP3 or mP4 format.

Ticket money due for family and friends. More details will be provided at Orientation.

NOTE: If you miss rehearsal, it is your responsibility to learn choreography. Schedule an appointment if necessary.

Thursday, November 11 – Competition Rehearsal (subj. to change)

Required rehearsal begins at 5pm in the Hill Student Center Ballroom CD. We will run through the show from beginning to end starting at 5pm with your full wardrobe. Please inform the Director if you have class.

Ticket Distribution for family and friends

Saturday, November 13 – Day of Interviews & Competition

More details to come.