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
$6,000.00 Summer Fellowship 2019
Note that you MUST be nominated by your department to apply for this award! Knowing how important the summer is for students’ ability to pursue...
Note that you MUST be nominated by your department to apply for this...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2019
  • Award: $6,000.00
Deadline02/07/2019
$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
$2,000 Alex McGuiggan Scholarship
The Alex McGuiggan Scholarship provides scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of English at the University of Colorado...
The Alex McGuiggan Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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
$1,500 Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Undergraduate Scholarships
The Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences offers six undergraduate scholarships of $1,500 each to majors who are in good academic...
The Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences offers six...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
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
$2,000 Cookson Experimental Criticism Essay Prize
The Cookson Experimental Criticism Essay Prize was established to encourage emerging academics to experiment with form and perspective as a way to...
The Cookson Experimental Criticism Essay Prize was established to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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
$2400 Curtis Michael Gimeno Memorial Scholarship
The Curtis Michael Gimeno Scholarship provides scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of English at the University of...
The Curtis Michael Gimeno Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2400
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
$500 Dick Shahan Graduate Fellowships Fund
The Dick Shahan Graduate Fellowship is awarded to an English Department graduate student to assist in completing his or her graduate...
The Dick Shahan Graduate Fellowship is awarded to an English Department...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000 Dick Shahan UCB Undergraduate Writing Competition
The Dick Shahan UCB Undergraduate Writing Competition is open to all currently enrolled University of Colorado Boulder undergraduate students,...
The Dick Shahan UCB Undergraduate Writing Competition is open to all...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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
$1,000 Edward P. Nolan Fellowship
The English Department is pleased to announce its annual competition for the Edward P. Nolan Fellowship. This fellowship was established in memory...
The English Department is pleased to announce its annual competition for...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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
$5,000 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: $5,000
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 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
$2,000 Frederick C. and Eleanor Ruth Hager Graduate Fellowship in English
This award provides support to English PhD students in their doctoral studies. This award is offered in memory of Frederick C. and Eleanor Ruth...
This award provides support to English PhD students in their doctoral...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/15/2019