Our Opportunities

To view opportunities available through the 22-23 CU Boulder Scholarship Application click on Opportunities and then select Ours.  Most 22-23 scholarships will have a deadline between January 15 – March 25.

  • The deadline for prospective first-year students and continuing students to apply for scholarships is March 25th at 11:59 pm MT.
  • The deadline for incoming transfer students to apply for scholarships is June 15th at 11:59 pm MT.
  • Graduate Students should contact the Graduate School for information on scholarship opportunities, deadlines, and notification dates.
  • Colleges and Departments may have different application requirements and open and close dates. For questions regarding deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts and application requirements, please refer to your department.
  • You can visit our website for more information.

To Apply for these Opportunities:

  • Prospective Students: Log in to your Admissions Application Status Page to access a link to “Apply for Scholarships”.
  • Current Students: Log in to Buff Portal and navigate to the Scholarships card. Click “Apply for & Manage Scholarships” to apply for CU Boulder scholarship opportunities. Learn more on how to apply.

Tips for Your Search:

  • “Show Filters” allows you to select scholarship opportunities offered by CU Boulder schools, colleges, departments and programs.
  • Use “Search by Keyword” to find scholarships with a specific name or specific criteria. Examples include: “financial need”, “merit”, “freshmen”, “Colorado resident”.
  • Clicking on “External” under “Opportunities” filters for outside scholarship opportunities unaffiliated with CU Boulder with links to the scholarship provider’s website. We do not endorse any of these opportunities. We provide this information to you as a resource; exercise your best judgment in researching scholarship opportunities.

Please contact Scholarships Services if you have any questions.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$2,000 Alex McGuiggan Scholarship
The Alex McGuiggan Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Deadline01/31/2022
$1,000 - $4,000 (depending upon available funding) Beardsley Family Scholarship; Center of the American West
The George B. Beardsley Family Scholarship is awarded to students at the...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,500 Curtis Michael Gimeno Memorial Scholarship
The Curtis Michael Gimeno Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Deadline01/31/2022
$1,300 Dick Shahan Graduate Fellowships Fund
The Dick Shahan Graduate Fellowship is awarded to an English Department...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,500 Dick Shahan UCB Undergraduate Writing Competition
The Dick Shahan UCB Undergraduate Writing Competition is open to all...
Deadline01/31/2022
$1,600 Donna Robinson Meckley Fellowship
The Donna Robinson Meckley Graduate Fellowship provides funds to PhD...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,200 Edward P. Nolan Fellowship
This fellowship was established in memory of the late Edward P. Nolan,...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,100.00 Frederick C. and Eleanor Ruth Hager Graduate Fellowship in English
This award provides support to English PhD students in their doctoral...
Deadline01/31/2022
$1,000 Gentian Ascension Scholarship
The Gentian Ascension Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Deadline01/31/2022
$1300 Harold D. Kelling Undergraduate Essay Prize
The Harold D. Kelling Undergraduate Essay Prize provides an annual...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,000.00 James K. Folsom Scholarship in English
This award provides support to English PhD students in their doctoral...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,000 Jovanovich Imaginative Writing Competition
The Jovanovich Imaginative Writing Competition provides an annual award...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,000 Jovanovich Imaginative Writing Graduate Award
The Creative Writing Program Announces the Jovanovich Imaginative...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,700 Rebecca V. Knoettge Memorial Scholarship Endowment
This award provides fellowships to graduate students in the MFA and PhD...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,200 Robert Manford Tobin, Jr. Scholarship
The Robert Manford Tobin, Jr. Scholarship provides scholarship support...
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Ruth Murray Underhill Award
The Denver Woman’s Press Club is once again offering the Ruth Murray...
Deadline01/31/2022
Up to $5,000 Summer University Recognition Fellowship (SURF) Grant
The SURF Grant provides funds to PhD, MA, and MFA students over the...
Deadline01/31/2022
$3,000 The Levitt Writing Award
The donors of the Paul Levitt Undergraduate Writing Award wish to reward...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,700 Trotsky Family Undergraduate Writing Award
The donors of the Trotsky Family Undergraduate Writing Award wish to...
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,000-$5,000 University Women's Club Scholarship
In 1982, the University Women’s Club of Boulder established a...
Deadline02/14/2022
$2,000.00 C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
Deadline02/15/2022
$1,500.00 Colorado North Chapter Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado through the Program...
Deadline02/15/2022
$2,500.00 De Von M. Carlson Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The De Von M. Carlson Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
Deadline02/15/2022
$1,000.00 Gary G. Landin Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Enviromental Design
The Gary G. Landin Scholarship is awarded to an ENVD student...
Deadline02/15/2022
$2,500.00 Kenneth R Fuller Scholarship, AIA Colorado, Environmental Design
The Kenneth R. Fuller Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
Deadline02/15/2022
Varies Norlin Rising Junior Scholars (for second-year college students)
The Norlin Scholars Rising Juniors Program is for creative and curious...
Deadline02/15/2022
Varies Norlin Scholars (for high school seniors)
The Norlin Scholars Program is for creative and curious students from...
Deadline02/15/2022
$2,500.00 Oscar R. Sanchez, AIAS Scholarship
The Oscar R. Sanchez Scholarship was founded in 2009 to introduce...
Deadline02/15/2022
$1,000.00 Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) Scholarship
The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) four-year program and scholarship...
Deadline02/15/2022
1,000 Second Point of Entry - Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)
The Second Point of Entry into The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)...
Deadline02/15/2022
$2,000 Jean Dubofsky Scholarship in Women and Gender Studies
The Jean Dubofsky Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department...
Deadline03/01/2022
$8,000.00 Justice Byron R. and Marion S. White Memorial Scholarship
The Justice Byron R. and Marion S. White Memorial Scholarship was...
Deadline03/01/2022
$1,500 Karen Raforth Scholarship in LGBTQ Studies
The Karen Raforth Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled full-time...
Deadline03/01/2022
$1,500 Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship in Women and Gender Studies
The Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline03/01/2022
$1,000 - $3,000 S. Antoinette Bigelow Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The S. Antoinette Bigelow Scholarship is awarded to students who meet...
Deadline03/01/2022
$1,000 Bacon Family Scholarship in Sociology
The Bacon Family Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of...
Deadline03/11/2022
$1,500 - $2,500 Caplan-Craig Scholarship in MCDB
The Caplan-Craig Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of...
Deadline03/11/2022
$5,000 Chen Endowed Family Scholarship in MCDB
The Chen Endowed Family Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline03/11/2022
$1,000 Internship or Language Study Grant in the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization
The Internship or Language Study Grant is awarded to undergraduate or...
Deadline03/11/2022
$1,500 John J. Wehman Scholarship in the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization
The John J. Wehman Scholarship is awarded by the Benson Center for the...
Deadline03/11/2022
$4,000 June Harper PhD Fellowship in the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization
The June Harper PhD Fellowship is awarded by the Benson Center for the...
Deadline03/11/2022
$5,000 Nancy Guild PhD Endowed Scholarship in MCDB
The Nancy Guild PhD Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline03/11/2022
$1,000 - $2,000 Thomas F. Marsico Scholarship in MCDB
The Thomas F. Marsico Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Deadline03/11/2022
Varies Environmental Studies Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarships in the Environmental Studies Program are awarded to...
Deadline03/15/2022
$15,000 (Covers In-State Tuition & Fees) Woodruff Memorial Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Woodruff Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,000 A Queer Endeavor Kelley Therese Wylder Anderson Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Kelley Therese Wylder...
Deadline03/25/2022
$7,750.00 A. Gayle Waldrop Scholarship--CMCI
The A. Gayle Waldrop Scholarship was founded by family and friends of...
Deadline03/25/2022
Varies AAH Scholarship: Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship in Fine Arts
The Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Deadline03/25/2022
$1,600.00 Accenture Scholarship Fund
The Accenture Scholarship Fund is a one-year scholarship that is given...
Deadline03/25/2022
$10,000.00 ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship
Deeply devoted to chemistry, Clifford and Kitty Hach established the...
Deadline03/25/2022