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 Incoming Fall 2022 Transfer students to apply for scholarships is June 15th at 11:59 pm MT.
  • Scholarship opportunities for prospective first-year students and continuing students closed on March 25.
  • 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
$3,000.00 James Downton Community Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2004 by Timothy and Linda Stancliffe...
Deadline07/15/2022
Up to $500 Scholarship in Experiential Education (SEED) in International Affairs
The Scholarship in Experiential Education (SEED) provides support to...
Deadline07/15/2022
$3,000 Dance Achievement Scholarship in Arts and Sciences (Resident)
The Dance Achievement Scholarship provides a $2,000 award for four years...
Deadline09/02/2022
$4000 CU Boulder First Generation Scholarship
The CU Boulder First Generation Scholarship was established to encourage...
$5,000.00 Guardian Scholars Program- Guardian Scholars Scholarship
The Guardian Scholars Program is a part of the TRiO Student Support...
$1,000.00 Charles Schwab CFP Scholarship
The Charles Schwab CFP Scholarship is for 5 outstanding students...
Ended
Varies Eve Verderber Undergraduate Support Fund
The Eve Verderber Undergraduate Support Fund provides support for...
Ended
Varies George and Clara Moreno Scholarship in Mathematics
The George and Clara Moreno Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Ended
Varies Jose De Onis Achievement Award
The Jose De Onis Achievement Award provides scholarship support to...
Ended
Varies Marion and Gordon Alexander, and Anne Alexander Bingham Memorial Scholarship
The Marion and Gordon Alexander, and Anne Alexander Bingham Memorial...
Ended
Varies Mel Cundiff Endowment in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
The Mel Cundiff Biology Endowment provides scholarship support to...
Ended
Varies Merle Colglazier Scholarship
The Merle Colglazier Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Ended
Varies William Segal Memorial Fund
The William Segal Memorial Fund was established in honor of Professor...
Ended
Varies Gail Pokoik Dance Scholarship
The Gail Pokoik Dance Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
Ended
$1,000 James and Anne de Castro Dance Scholarship
The James and Anne de Castro Dance Scholarship provides scholarship...
Ended
Varies Patricia Elliott Endowed Scholarship Fund for Theatre
The Patricia Elliott Endowed Scholarship Fund for Theatre provides...
Ended
Varies Theatre Graduate Student Scholarship
The Theatre Graduate Student Scholarship provides graduate student...
Ended
Varies Theatre Scholarship Fund
The Theatre Scholarship Fund provide scholarship support for Theatre...
Ended
$2500 for 4 years Delta Eta Boule
Delta Eta is the Denver chapter of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the oldest...
Ended
$1,500.00 Alumni Association Washington DC Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
Ended
$500.00 Martin Luther King, Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship provides annual...
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Garrison Roots Grad Sculpt. Fship
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Janeau Noerlinger
Ended
Varies Bernice Udick Scholarship in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
Ended
Varies Casey Family Global Grants in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
Ended
Varies Catherine B. Wrenn Global Grants in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
Ended
Varies CMCI General Scholarship Fund
Ended
Varies International Affairs Global Grants Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
Ended
Varies Joshua G. and Ilana Levine Global Grants in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
Ended
$0.00 McLellan
The McClellan Scholarship is awarded to engineering majors.
Ended
$0.00 Raymond B. Johnson Memorial Award
The Raymond B. Johnson Memorial Award is made possible by a generous...
Ended
$0.00 Scholarship for Opportunities
This fund was established by Dean Kathy Schultz in May of 2017 to...
Ended
$1,500.00 Veterans Alumni Association Scholarship
The Veterans Alumni Association Scholarship is for undergraduate...
Ended
Varies White Antelope Memorial Scholarship
In the spring of 1988, the University of Colorado established the White...
Ended
$1,000 Ethnic Studies Undergraduate Scholarships
The Department of Ethnic Studies offers four undergraduate scholarships...
Ended
$10,000 First Nations Scholarship
The First Nations Scholarship was created in 2006 for out-of-state,...
Ended
$0.00 Leach Family Scholarship
Darrell W. Leach and Marian H. Leach were longtime residents of Grand...
Ended
$0.00 Stewart Family Foundation Scholarship
The Stewart Family Foundation was created with proceeds from the estates...
Ended
$1,500.00 Silver Buffs Marching Band Alumni Scholarship
Alumni members of the CU Marching Band, in partnership with the Alumni...
Ended
$2,000.00 Estrada Non-Profit Scholarship for PLC
Erik Estrada, a CU Boulder and PLC alumnus, has dedicated his...
Ended
Varies Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
The Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
Ended
Varies Art History BA Scholarship Application
Ended
$2,000-$5,000 University Women's Club Scholarship
In 1982, the University Women’s Club of Boulder established a...
Ended
$2,000.00 C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The C. Gordon Sweet Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
Ended
$500.00 Charles Haertling Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Charles Haertling scholarship is available to a continuing, full...
Ended
$2,500.00 Colorado Garden Foundation Merit & Need Scholarship for ENVD Landscape Architecture Students
Colorado Garden Foundation awards grants to organizations and...
Ended
$1,500.00 Colorado North Chapter Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The Architectural Education Foundation, AIA Colorado through the Program...
Ended
$1,600.00 D.J. Hynek Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The D.J. Hynek Memorial scholarship is for an undergraduate student...
Ended
$3,100.00 Dana Giffin Soper Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Dana Giffin Soper Memorial Scholarship is available to a continuing...
Ended
$2,500.00 De Von M. Carlson Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Environmental Design
The De Von M. Carlson Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
Ended