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 February 15 – March 6.

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
$0.00 PLC Enrichment Fund Scholarship
PLC Enrichment Fund (W. Douglas Endowment) scholarships are awarded to PLC students based on merit and project/experience based needs. Rising...
PLC Enrichment Fund (W. Douglas Endowment) scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2018
Varies Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) based on...
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate and graduate students in...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2018
$500 Jewish Studies Freshman and Sophomore Scholarship
Each semester, the Program in Jewish Studies awards a $500 tuition scholarship to a freshman or sophomore who has declared a Jewish Studies major...
Each semester, the Program in Jewish Studies awards a $500 tuition...
  • Deadline: 01/04/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/04/2019
$1,000 Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Undergraduate Scholarship
The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation annually host competition for a...
The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special...
  • Deadline: 01/04/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/04/2019
Varies (covers study abroad fees in excess of regular tuition and fees) Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) Writing Abroad Scholarship in the College of Arts and Sciences
The Program for Writing and Rhetoric with support from the Calderwood Foundation is proud to offer financial assistance to students traveling for...
The Program for Writing and Rhetoric with support from the Calderwood...
  • Deadline: 01/14/2019
  • Award: Varies (covers study abroad fees in excess of regular tuition and fees)
Deadline01/14/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $7,750.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$10,000.00 ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship
Deeply devoted to chemistry, Clifford and Kitty Hach established the Hach Scientific Foundation in 1982 to encourage students to pursue chemistry....
Deeply devoted to chemistry, Clifford and Kitty Hach established the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Alice Marine Memorial Scholarship
Alice died tragically before her 25th birthday. She loved people, especially children, traveled widely and valued diversity. This scholarship,...
Alice died tragically before her 25th birthday. She loved people,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Anthony and Judith Cuzzucoli Scholarship
Christopher Cuzzucoli established this scholarship in 1999 as a tribute to his parents who have devoted their lives to teaching. Judith was an...
Christopher Cuzzucoli established this scholarship in 1999 as a tribute...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000 Bacon Family Scholarship in Sociology
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology who meet the following eligibility criteria: (1) have a...
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Bill McReynolds Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$10,000.00 Bob and Gloria Palmer Scholarship--CMCI*
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$6,400.00 Brian Hostetler Memorial Scholarship--CMCI*
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $6,400.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Carol Robinson Reynolds and Charles L. Reynolds Endowed Scholarship
Carol and Charles Reynolds formed this scholarship in 2007. Carol is a CU alumna, earning her BA in Math in 1958, her MA in Guidance and Counseling...
Carol and Charles Reynolds formed this scholarship in 2007. Carol is a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Carolyn L. and James R. Topping Endowed Scholarship
CU Boulder alumna Carolyn Topping and husband James Topping established this scholarship in 2015. Carolyn served nearly 25 years in education as a...
CU Boulder alumna Carolyn Topping and husband James Topping established...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Ceal Barry Education Scholarship
Alumna Joanne E. Arnold was professor emerita of Journalism and Mass Communication and retired from the faculty in 1995 after serving the campus...
Alumna Joanne E. Arnold was professor emerita of Journalism and Mass...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Charles and Mildred Nilon Endowed Teacher Education Scholarship
Established in 2016, this scholarship honors two beloved members of the local community, Charles and Mildred Nilon. Professor Emeritus Charles...
Established in 2016, this scholarship honors two beloved members of the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Charlotte Spengler Westfall Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Ralph Westfall in 2014 to honor his wife, Charlotte. Charlotte graduated from the School of Education in 1939...
This scholarship was established by Ralph Westfall in 2014 to honor his...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Chris M. & Chris J. Burns Memorial Scholarship--CMCI*
The Chris M. and Chris J. Burns Memorial Scholarship is made possible by friends of Dorothy Burns. Dorothy is the wife of the late Chris J. Burns,...
The Chris M. and Chris J. Burns Memorial Scholarship is made possible by...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1000-$1500 Clifford Houston Scholarship
Clifford Houston established this scholarship in 1984 to assist graduate students in the completion of their degree. Professor Emeritus Clifford...
Clifford Houston established this scholarship in 1984 to assist graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1000-$1500
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies CMCI General Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$4,900.00 Courtney Erin Klee Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $4,900.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$4,000.00 CU Alumni Association Directors Club Scholarship
The CU Alumni Directors Club Scholarships are funded by generous contributions to the Scholarship Fund by members of the Directors Club. The...
The CU Alumni Directors Club Scholarships are funded by generous...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,600.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$30,000-$35,000 David & Margaret Grohne Education Scholarship
David and Margaret Grohne are both alumni of the University of Colorado. David majored in civil engineering and Margaret, elementary education....
David and Margaret Grohne are both alumni of the University of Colorado....
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $30,000-$35,000
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Designers Without Boundaries in Program in Environmental Design
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 DiStefano Family Endowed Scholarship
CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, his wife, Yvonne, and their family established this scholarship in 2012 to provide an annual award of...
CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, his wife, Yvonne, and their...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 DiStefano Honor Scholarship
In 1995, a student group called the Teacher Education Association established a scholarship fund to help support teacher education students during...
In 1995, a student group called the Teacher Education Association...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Dominic Mazanares Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Dominic Manzanares Memorial Scholarship is made possible by family and friends of a courageous student who earned two degrees: a BS in...
The Dominic Manzanares Memorial Scholarship is made possible by family...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,300.00 Don Ridgway Scholarship--CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,300.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Dorcas Diana Wolf Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dorcas Diana Wolf in 1995 to benefit future elementary education teachers. Wolf earned her Master’s degree in...
This scholarship was established by Dorcas Diana Wolf in 1995 to benefit...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,800.00 Ed Sardella Broadcast Scholarship--CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,800.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,500.00 Edythe V. Billingslea Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1991 through estate of Edythe Billingslea estate to provide need-based support to graduate students in the...
This scholarship was established in 1991 through estate of Edythe...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
In-state Tuition + $1000 Elizabeth Anne Wilson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1965 by Eugene and Jane Wilson in loving memory of their daughter, Elizabeth (Betsy) Wilson. Supported by...
This scholarship was established in 1965 by Eugene and Jane Wilson in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: In-state Tuition + $1000
Deadline02/15/2019
$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 a continuing...
The Environmental Design (ENVD) Achievement scholarship was created to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,800.00 Eugene Cervi Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Eugene Cervi Memorial Scholarship was founded by family and friends of Eugene Cervi, a Denver journalist who established Cervi_s Rocky Mountain...
The Eugene Cervi Memorial Scholarship was founded by family and friends...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,800.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Fayne I. and Edward E. Weant Scholarship
Fayne and Edward Weant established this scholarship fund after attending their 50th Reunion Celebration at CU in 1998. Fayne was a teacher and...
Fayne and Edward Weant established this scholarship fund after attending...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$3,500.00 Fred Casotti Sports Information Scholarship--CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$4,500.00 Gerald C. Bean Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $4,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$4,900.00 Gladys Van Vranken Parce-CMCI
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $4,900.00
Deadline02/15/2019