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
$2,000.00 Grieder Scholarship
The Grieder Scholarship in Education was established in 1993 by Calvin (Cal) and Florence (Flo) Grieder. Calvin was a professor of education at CU...
The Grieder Scholarship in Education was established in 1993 by Calvin...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $6,200.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design is for an outstanding ENVD student demonstrating financial need and academic achievement...
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design is for an...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Hubert L. "Hooks" Jones Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Endowed Scholarship
This fund was established to honor the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American men who served our country with distinction...
This fund was established to honor the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 J. Ember and Agnes P. Sterling Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The J. Ember and Agnes P. Sterling Memorial Scholarship is funded by Ruth Sterling Schmitt and Darwin Schmitt. J. Ember Sterling was editor and...
The J. Ember and Agnes P. Sterling Memorial Scholarship is funded by...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 J. Winton Lemen Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The J. Winton Lemen Memorial Scholarship was founded by friends and family of J. Winton Lemen. J. Winton Lemen had a passion for photography. ...
The J. Winton Lemen Memorial Scholarship was founded by friends and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Jacqueline Frischknecht Endowed Scholarship
CU Boulder alumna Jacqueline Frischknecht committed over 30 years of her life to education, from serving as a first-grade school librarian, a...
CU Boulder alumna Jacqueline Frischknecht committed over 30 years of her...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Judy Carol Crites Herron Scholarship
David ‘Lee’ Herron, a distinguished education alumnus, created the Judy Carol Crites Herron Scholarship in 1989 in loving memory of his late wife,...
David ‘Lee’ Herron, a distinguished education alumnus, created the Judy...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $6,150.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$4,000.00 Katinka Ponce Clough Elementary Spanish Teaching Scholarship
This scholarship, created in 2015, is named in honor of Silvia Katinka Ponce Gallegos de Clough, who had a passion for both Spanish language and...
This scholarship, created in 2015, is named in honor of Silvia Katinka...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Knox Fowler Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $7,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Lillian Gutierrez Scholarship
In 1987, then-Congressman David Skaggs created an endowment in honor of Lillian Gutierrez with the purpose of supporting students in the teacher...
In 1987, then-Congressman David Skaggs created an endowment in honor of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Lorrie Shepard Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the CU Boulder community to honor Distinguished Professor and Dean Emerita Lorrie Shepard. In her 40+ years on...
This scholarship was established by the CU Boulder community to honor...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Luke Dunivant Scholarship
The Luke Dunivant Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 in loving memory of Luke Dunivant with the purpose of assisting graduate...
The Luke Dunivant Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $7,750.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Make a Teacher a Leader Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Robert and Karen Herz in 2014 to support current teachers who are pursuing a Master’s degree at the School of...
This scholarship was established by Robert and Karen Herz in 2014 to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$3,000.00 Marcella G. Hertzog Scholarship--CMCI
The Marcella G. Hertzog Memorial Scholarship is made possible through a bequest of Georgene Carlson, longtime secretary at Journalism & Mass...
The Marcella G. Hertzog Memorial Scholarship is made possible through a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Marcia Miller Memorial scholarship is available to a married full-time ENVD student with financial need in his or her second, third, or fourth...
The Marcia Miller Memorial scholarship is available to a married...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Martha Reilly Smith Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumna Martha Reilly Smith and her husband Scott Smith in 2003 to provide support for Master’s students in the...
This scholarship was established by alumna Martha Reilly Smith and her...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$5,000.00 Mary Kay Brown Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2008 by Mary Kay (Benyon) Brown, a Denver Public Schools music teacher for over 30 years. She created this...
This scholarship was established in 2008 by Mary Kay (Benyon) Brown, a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Nate Duran Memorial Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 New Teacher Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Beth Anderson and Kevin Smith to provide scholarships to teacher education candidates in the School of...
This scholarship was established by Beth Anderson and Kevin Smith to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$9,000.00 Nonie Lann Scholarship--CMCI
The Nonie Lann Scholarship is made possible by alumna Nonie Lann who lives in California. This scholarship is open to juniors enrolled in the...
The Nonie Lann Scholarship is made possible by alumna Nonie Lann who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $9,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$6,000 Norlin Rising Junior Scholars (for second-year college students)
The Norlin Rising Junior Two Year Scholars Program is for students who show strong academic commitment, exceptional creativity, intellectual...
The Norlin Rising Junior Two Year Scholars Program is for students who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $6,000
Deadline02/15/2019
$6,000 Norlin Scholars (for high school seniors)
The Norlin Scholars Program is for students who show strong academic commitment, exceptional creativity, intellectual curiosity and a desire to...
The Norlin Scholars Program is for students who show strong academic...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $6,000
Deadline02/15/2019
$400.00 North American Journalist Scholarship--CMCI
The North American Journalism Scholarship was founded by the North American Snowsport Journalists Association. This scholarship is designed to...
The North American Journalism Scholarship was founded by the North...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $400.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Paul Voakes Endowed Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Peaks Strategies Communications Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Pearl McPherson Spencer Scholarship
The Pearl McPherson Spencer Scholarship was established in 2003 by her daughter, Thelma Spencer, in honor of her mother’s love of education. Pearl...
The Pearl McPherson Spencer Scholarship was established in 2003 by her...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$3,600.00 Philip John Coffey Scholarship--CMCI
The Philip John Coffey Scholarship is made possible through the Philip John Coffey estate. The scholarship is awared to provide financial aid to...
The Philip John Coffey Scholarship is made possible through the Philip...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,600.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,200.00 Pierce Endowed Scholarship-CMCI
The Miller Dandridge Pierce Scholarship was established in recognition of Miller Pierce, a graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Miller Dandridge Pierce Scholarship was established in recognition...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,200.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Professor Janette Kettmann Klingner Doctoral Fellowship
This fellowship honors Janette Kettmann Klingner, a beloved longtime Professor of Bilingual/Special Education. Klingner devoted her distinguished...
This fellowship honors Janette Kettmann Klingner, a beloved longtime...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,100.00 Ralph Allen Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Ralph Allen Memorial Scholarship is funded by family and friends at CBS4. Ralph Allen was a political reporter. Students interested in...
The Ralph Allen Memorial Scholarship is funded by family and friends at...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,100.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$3,500.00 Reilly News-Editiorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Rick Reilly News-Editorial Scholarship was established by Rick Reilly. Reilly is an alumnus and commentator for ESPN. Students interested in a...
The Rick Reilly News-Editorial Scholarship was established by Rick...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $3,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Richard L. Crowther Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Richard L. Crowther Memorial scholarship is for an ENVD student who intends to pursue research in environmental design.
The Richard L. Crowther Memorial scholarship is for an ENVD student who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 Sawyer-Ratliff Scholarship
The Sawyer-Ratliff Scholarship was established in 1995 by Stan Ratliff & Suzanne Sawyer-Ratliff as a continuing demonstration of their family’s...
The Sawyer-Ratliff Scholarship was established in 1995 by Stan Ratliff &...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Scholarship for Opportunities
This fund was established by Dean Kathy Schultz in May of 2017 to provide scholarship awards for students enrolled in the School of Education who...
This fund was established by Dean Kathy Schultz in May of 2017 to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 School of Education Special Tutorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in 1986 to provide both financial support to a CU Boulder student pursuing teacher...
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in 1986 to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Siegel Scholarship
Paul E. Siegel established this memorial scholarship in 1996 to honor his wife, Rosellen. Both Paul and Rosellen were devoted to Colorado. Rosellen...
Paul E. Siegel established this memorial scholarship in 1996 to honor...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Steve & Nancy Ollanik Endowed Scholarship for Teachers
The Nancy and Steve Ollanik Endowed Scholarship for Teachers was established with a gift by Nancy Filice and Steve Ollanik to assist the School of...
The Nancy and Steve Ollanik Endowed Scholarship for Teachers was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Student Teaching Scholarship
The Student Teaching Scholarship Fund was established by the School of Education in 2013 to help support a teacher licensure student during their...
The Student Teaching Scholarship Fund was established by the School of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Virginia L. Sakala Memorial Scholarship
This memorial scholarship was established in 1995 by the friends and family of Virginia Lynn Sakala, a CU Boulder alumna who dreamt of becoming a...
This memorial scholarship was established in 1995 by the friends and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Women Investing in the School of Education (WISE) Scholarship
The Women Investing in the School of Education (WISE) Scholarship was established in 2017 to provide student support including, but not limited to:...
The Women Investing in the School of Education (WISE) Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,400.00 Zack Martin Memorial Scholarship--CMCI
The Zack Martin Memorial Scholarship honors the life of Zack Martin, a passionate, gifted, funny, political and athletic photojournalism student....
The Zack Martin Memorial Scholarship honors the life of Zack Martin, a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline02/15/2019