Our Opportunities

To view opportunities available through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application click on “Opportunities” and then select “Ours.”  Most scholarships have a deadline between January 15 – March 13.

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 MyCUInfo to apply for CU Boulder scholarship opportunities (labeled “Ours”). Get more information on applying.

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.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application process, please email scholarships@colorado.edu.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,500.00 Silver Buffs Marching Band Alumni Scholarship
Alumni members of the CU Marching Band, in partnership with the Alumni Association, are proud to offer financial support to current marching band...
Alumni members of the CU Marching Band, in partnership with the Alumni...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline11/15/2019
$1,000 K.A. Nuzum Scholarship in Religious Studies
The K.A. Nuzum Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding major in Religious Studies who meets the following criteria: (1) enrolled full-time as an...
The K.A. Nuzum Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding major in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline12/01/2019
$6000 per year Sharer Scholars Program for Transfer Students
THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING SPRING 2020 OR WHO ENTERED FALL 2019. The Sharer Scholars scholarship is awarded to newly admitted...
THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING SPRING 2020 OR WHO ENTERED...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $6000 per year
Deadline12/01/2019
$500 Undergraduate Mentorship Scholarship in Religious Studies
The Undergraduate Mentorship Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate...
The Undergraduate Mentorship Scholarship is awarded to students who meet...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2019
Between $0 - $1000 PLC Enrichment Fund Scholarship
PLC Enrichment Fund (W. Douglas Endowment) scholarships are awarded to PLC students based on merit and experience based needs. Rising sophomores,...
PLC Enrichment Fund (W. Douglas Endowment) scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2019
  • Award: Between $0 - $1000
Deadline12/15/2019
Varies Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
The Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences who meet the following...
The Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2020
$1,000.00 Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) Scholarship
The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) program and scholarship is for entering freshmen with a strong academic record, leadership initiative, depth...
The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) program and scholarship is for...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline01/15/2020
$0.00 Second Point of Entry - Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)
The Second Point of Entry into The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) program is for rising sophomores, both continuing at CU and transfer students,...
The Second Point of Entry into The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/15/2020
$7,750.00 A. Gayle Waldrop Scholarship--CMCI
The A. Gayle Waldrop Scholarship was founded by family and friends of this former program director and professor, and is given to recognize A.Gayle...
The A. Gayle Waldrop Scholarship was founded by family and friends of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $7,750.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,500.00 Arthur B. Levis Scholarship--CMCI
The Arthur B. Levis Scholarship was founded by the family of Arthur B. Levis, who served as editor-in-chief of Video Magazine from 1989-1991. The...
The Arthur B. Levis Scholarship was founded by the family of Arthur B....
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$3,500.00 Barrie Hartman News Editorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Barrie Hartman News-Editorial Scholarship is made possible by the Boulder Daily Camera, family and friends. Hartman was a longtime editor at...
The Barrie Hartman News-Editorial Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $3,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,000 - $4,000 Beardsley Family Scholarship in the Center of the American West
The George B. Beardsley Family Scholarship is awarded to students at the University of Colorado Boulder who meet the following criteria: (1)...
The George B. Beardsley Family Scholarship is awarded to students at the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Berg Family Endowed Scholarship
Distributions from the Fund will be used to provide undergraduate scholarship awards for students enrolled in the College of Media, Communication...
Distributions from the Fund will be used to provide undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Bill McReynolds Memorial Scholarship
The Bill McReynolds Memorial Scholarship is funded by family and friends. Professor McReynolds was a faculty member in the former School of...
The Bill McReynolds Memorial Scholarship is funded by family and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$10,000.00 Bob and Gloria Palmer Scholarship
The Bob and Gloria Palmer Scholarship was made possible by a generous donation by Bob and Gloria Palmer. Bob Palmer had an outstanding career in...
The Bob and Gloria Palmer Scholarship was made possible by a generous...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$6,400.00 Brian Hostetler Memorial Scholarship
The Brian Hostetler Memorial Scholarship is funded by family, friends and colleagues of Brian Hostetler, a photographer at 9News in Denver who died...
The Brian Hostetler Memorial Scholarship is funded by family, friends...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $6,400.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,000.00 C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado is available to a third or fourth year student in...
The C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$500.00 Charles Haertling Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Charles Haertling scholarship is available to a continuing, full time 3rd or 4th year ENVD architecture student, who demonstrates academic...
The Charles Haertling scholarship is available to a continuing, full...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies CMCI General Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,250.00 Colorado Garden Foundation Merit & Need Scholarship for ENVD Landscape Architecture Students
Colorado Garden Foundation awards grants to organizations and scholarships to individuals throughout Colorado. In the past 60 years, organizations...
Colorado Garden Foundation awards grants to organizations and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,500.00 Colorado North Chapter Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado through the Program in Environmental Design (ENVD) offers a scholarship funded by the North...
The Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado through the Program...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$4,900.00 Courtney Erin Klee Memorial Scholarship
The Courtney Erin Klee Memorial Scholarship was established by the family of Courtney Klee, who graduated with honors in 1991 while battling...
The Courtney Erin Klee Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $4,900.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,400.00 D.J. Hynek Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The D.J. Hynek Memorial scholarship is for an undergraduate student enrolled full-time in the Environmental Design program, who is facing personal...
The D.J. Hynek Memorial scholarship is for an undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,500.00 Dan Creedon Sports Scholarship
The Don Creedon Sports Internship Fund was established in honor of Dan Creedon, sports editor of Boulder’s Daily Camera, to provide stipends for...
The Don Creedon Sports Internship Fund was established in honor of Dan...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$3,600.00 Dana Giffin Soper Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Dana Giffin Soper Memorial Scholarship is available to a continuing full-time ENVD student, enrolled , who will be in his or her third year of...
The Dana Giffin Soper Memorial Scholarship is available to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $3,600.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,500.00 De Von M. Carlson Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The De Von M. Carlson Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado is available to a graduating Architecture option...
The De Von M. Carlson Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$0.00 DeLuca Family Endowed Scholarship
The DeLuca Family Scholarship was established by Peter DeLuca (Advert’83) and his wife, Wendy. Peter had a successful career in marketing, branding...
The DeLuca Family Scholarship was established by Peter DeLuca...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Don Ridgway Scholarship
The Don Ridway/Colorado High School Press Association scholarship is made possible through retired professor Don Ridgway_s daughters and friends....
The Don Ridway/Colorado High School Press Association scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,400.00 Douglas Darden Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Douglas Darden Memorial Scholarship is for an undergraduate Colorado resident student enrolled full-time in the Environmental Design (ENVD)...
The Douglas Darden Memorial Scholarship is for an undergraduate Colorado...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,800.00 Ed Sardella Broadcast Scholarship
The Ed Sardella Broadcast News Scholarship was founded by family, friends and 9News colleagues. Sardella was a well-known news anchor and senior...
The Ed Sardella Broadcast News Scholarship was founded by family,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,800.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Efrem Zimbalist Endowed Media Scholarship
This scholarship is established in honor of Efrem “Skip” Zimablist, former Chairman and CEO of Active Interest Media. The Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist...
This scholarship is established in honor of Efrem “Skip” Zimablist,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,500.00 ENVD Designers Without Boundaries Scholarship for Current Students
Designers Without Boundaries (DWB) is an academic scholarship program for first-generation and underrepresented students in the Program in...
Designers Without Boundaries (DWB) is an academic scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,000.00 Environmental Design Achievement Scholarship
The Environmental Design (ENVD) Achievement scholarship was created to honor ENVD’s esteemed students. The scholarship is available to continuing...
The Environmental Design (ENVD) Achievement scholarship was created to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$3,500.00 Fred Casotti Sports Information Scholarship
The Fred Casotti Sports Information Scholarship was founded by family and friends of the legendary sports information director at the University of...
The Fred Casotti Sports Information Scholarship was founded by family...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $3,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,500.00 Gary G. Landin Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Enviromental Design
The Gary G. Landin Scholarship is awarded to an ENVD student demonstrating exemplary academic merit. Students with financial need may also be...
The Gary G. Landin Scholarship is awarded to an ENVD student...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$4,500.00 Gerald C. Bean Memorial Scholarship
The Gerald C. Bean Scholarship was created by Katherin Bean Howell to honor her father, Gerald Bean, a comptroller and treasurer for Speidel...
The Gerald C. Bean Scholarship was created by Katherin Bean Howell to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $4,500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$4,900.00 Gladys Van Vranken Parce Scholarship
The Gladys Van Vranken Parce Scholarship was created by family and friends of Gladys Van Vranken Parce, who was an active member of the Denver...
The Gladys Van Vranken Parce Scholarship was created by family and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $4,900.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$6,200.00 Heidi L. Wagner Endowed Scholarship--CMCI
The Heidi L Wagner Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by Heidi L. Wagner (_86) Vice President of Global Government Affairs for Alexion...
The Heidi L Wagner Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by Heidi L....
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $6,200.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,000.00 Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design benefits an outstanding undergraduate student demonstrating financial need and academic...
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design benefits an...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Jerry and Lorna Gray Scholarship
The Jerry and Lorna Gray Scholarship will be awarded to students with high academic performance. Preference will be given to students who graduated...
The Jerry and Lorna Gray Scholarship will be awarded to students with...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,200.00 John Leach Endowed Scholarship-CMCI
The John Leach Endowed Scholarship was established by John F. Leach, a distinguished alumnus of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at...
The John Leach Endowed Scholarship was established by John F. Leach, a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$6,150.00 Karsh and Hagan Advertising Scholarship--CMCI
The Karsh and Hagan Advertising Scholarship was created by Phil Karsh and Tom Hagan with the intent of encouraging diversity among advertising...
The Karsh and Hagan Advertising Scholarship was created by Phil Karsh...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $6,150.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,000.00 Kenneth R Fuller Scholarship, AIA Colorado, Environmental Design
The Kenneth R. Fuller Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado is available to a student graduating in the...
The Kenneth R. Fuller Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Knox Fowler Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$7,000.00 Lehman Communications Corporation Scholarship--CMCI
The Lehman Communications Corporation scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the Lehman Communications Corporation, former...
The Lehman Communications Corporation scholarship is made possible...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $7,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$3,000.00 Lester C. Thomas Schlp-CMCI
The Lester C. Thomas Scholarship was created with a bequest from the Diane H. Lester estate to recognize Lester C. Thomas. Students in the College...
The Lester C. Thomas Scholarship was created with a bequest from the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Lou Ann Bergen Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Lou Ann Bergen Scholarship was established in 2018 by Kim and Eric Belcher (Advert’79) in honor of Lori Bergen, CMCI’s founding dean, and in...
The Lou Ann Bergen Scholarship was established in 2018 by Kim and Eric...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$7,750.00 Mabee Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Mabee Memorial Scholarship was founded by family and friends of the late Zel Mabee. Mabee was a longtime professor in the Journalism & Mass...
The Mabee Memorial Scholarship was founded by family and friends of the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $7,750.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$500.00 Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship was created to provide assistance to a married ENVD student with demonstrated financial need in her or his...
The Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship was created to provide assistance...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2020
$2,000.00 Nate Duran Memorial Scholarship
The Nathan ‘Nate’ Duran Scholarship was established in memory of Nate (Jour ’13) by his parents, Stan and Lise Duran, benefiting undergraduate...
The Nathan ‘Nate’ Duran Scholarship was established in memory of Nate...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020