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
$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)...
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  • Award: $0.00
$1,000.00 Berg Family Endowed Scholarship fund
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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies (covers study abroad fees in excess of regular tuition and fees) Writing Abroad Scholarship in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR)
The Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), with support of the Calderwood Foundation, is providing financial assistance to students traveling for...
The Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), with support of the...
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  • Award: Varies (covers study abroad fees in excess of regular tuition and fees)
$1,000 Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship in Cinema Studies
The Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) must be an undergraduate student...
The Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship is awarded to...
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  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Cinema Studies Scholarship for Excellence in Critical Studies
The Cinema Studies Scholarship for Excellence in Critical Studies is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) must be an...
The Cinema Studies Scholarship for Excellence in Critical Studies is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 A. David Hill Endowed Scholarship in Geography
The A. David Hill Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the Department of Geography. The scholarship is $1,000 (split equally...
The A. David Hill Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students...
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  • Award: $1,000
Varies ACE Jewish Arts Grants
Graduate ACE Jewish Arts Grant In partnership with ACE: Arts, Culture and Education, the arts and culture producer at the Boulder Jewish Community...
Graduate ACE Jewish Arts Grant In partnership with ACE: Arts, Culture...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,000 - $4,000 Albert A. Bartlett Award in Physics
The Albert A. Bartlett Award in Physics provides scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of Physics at the University of...
The Albert A. Bartlett Award in Physics provides scholarship support to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
$1,000 Albert W. Smith Scholarship in Geography
The Albert W. Smith Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in Geography. The scholarship is $1,000 and credited in full toward the...
The Albert W. Smith Scholarship provides support to undergraduate...
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  • Award: $1,000
$1,500.00 Alice Okicich Massaro Scholarship
The Alice O. Massaro scholarship is awarded to a student from either Central High School or South High School in Pueblo, Colorado with a minimum...
The Alice O. Massaro scholarship is awarded to a student from either...
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  • Award: $1,500.00
$1,500 Allan R. and Mary C. Taylor Memorial Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Alan R. and Mary C. Taylor Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Arts and Sciences who meet the following criteria: (1)...
The Alan R. and Mary C. Taylor Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
Varies Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) undergraduate or graduate enrolled in the...
The Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship is awarded to students who...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,500.00 Alumni Association Boulder Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship program! Contribution is one of the cornerstones of Forever Buffs and our...
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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  • Award: $1,500.00
Varies Alumni Association Denver Metro Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship program! Contribution is one of the cornerstones of Forever Buffs and our...
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,500.00 Alumni Association Gunnison Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship program! Contribution is one of the cornerstones of Forever Buffs and our...
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$1,500.00 Alumni Association Los Angeles Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship program! Contribution is one of the cornerstones of Forever Buffs and our...
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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  • Award: $1,500.00
$1,500.00 Amy Willett Thelander Scholarship
The Amy Willett Thelander Scholarship is available to an entering freshman from Littleton, Colorado. Preference is given to graduates of Columbine...
The Amy Willett Thelander Scholarship is available to an entering...
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  • Award: $1,500.00
$1,000 Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in either Italian or Women and Gender Studies, alternating...
The Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate...
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  • Award: $1,000
$1,500 Asa Iokepa de Neeve Aloha Memorial Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Asa Iokepa de Neeve Aloha Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) entering freshman enrolled in the...
The Asa Iokepa de Neeve Aloha Memorial Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
$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:
  • Award: $1,500
Varies Bacon Family Scholarship in Sociology
The Bacon Family Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology who meet the following eligibility criteria:...
The Bacon Family Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Barry and Sue Baer Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies
The Barry and Sue Baer Graduate Fellowship supports graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder as they conduct research, produce...
The Barry and Sue Baer Graduate Fellowship supports graduate students at...
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  • Award: Varies
$4,250.00 Bartkus Family Scholarship
The Bartkus Family Scholarship was established by Tony Bartkus of Bartkus Oil to give back to the community and campus, and to recognize his son...
The Bartkus Family Scholarship was established by Tony Bartkus of...
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  • Award: $4,250.00
$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:
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
$2,500.00 Bennett Family Scholarship
The Bennett Family Scholarship is for the benefit of former foster care youth who are full-time undergraduate students with declared majors in...
The Bennett Family Scholarship is for the benefit of former foster care...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
Varies Bernice Udick Scholarship in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for International Affairs and provides scholarship support to students majoring in...
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,500.00 Black Alumni Association Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship program! Contribution is one of the cornerstones of Forever Buffs and our...
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$3,000.00 Boettcher Opportunity Scholarship
This generous and prestigious Boettcher Opportunity scholarship was established by the Boettcher Foundation to recognize underrepresented Colorado...
This generous and prestigious Boettcher Opportunity scholarship was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000.00
$2,500.00 Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
The Daniels Fund created the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) to honor and support non-traditional students who recognize the value of an...
The Daniels Fund created the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) to...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
$975.00 Bradley W. and Lisa Blackwell Endowed Family Scholarship
The Bradley W. and Lisa Blackwell Endowed Family Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduates who are enrolled in either the College of...
The Bradley W. and Lisa Blackwell Endowed Family Scholarship is...
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  • Award: $975.00
$1,200 Bruce B. Vignery Endowed Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Bruce B. Vignery Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or...
The Bruce B. Vignery Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who meet...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,200
$3,000.00 Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) Scholarship--Arts & Sciences
The Buffalo Bicycle Classic scholarship is automatically awarded to incoming freshmen enrolling in the College of Arts and Sciences and is...
The Buffalo Bicycle Classic scholarship is automatically awarded to...
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  • Award: $3,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$1,200 Cancer Impact Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Cancer Impact Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Arts and Sciences who meet the following criteria: (1) incoming freshman or...
The Cancer Impact Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,200
Varies Caplan-Craig Scholarship in MCDB
The Caplan-Craig Scholarship provides scholarship and research support to undergraduate students in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and...
The Caplan-Craig Scholarship provides scholarship and research support...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carol J Witter Scholarship
The Carol J Witter Scholarship is awarded based on academic merit and financial need, to students without regard to major area of study.
The Carol J Witter Scholarship is awarded based on academic merit and...
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  • Award: Varies
$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...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
$2000 Carson Family Endowed Scholarship
The Carson Family Endowed Scholarship provides undergraduate scholarship awards for students enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder....
The Carson Family Endowed Scholarship provides undergraduate scholarship...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2000
Varies Casey Family Global Grants in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for International Affairs and provides scholarship support to students majoring in...
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Catherine B. Wrenn Global Grants in International Affairs
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for International Affairs and provides scholarship support to students majoring in...
This scholarship opportunity is part of the Global Grants for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$4,000 CHA - Jewish Studies Post-Holocaust American Judaism Summer Fellowship
The Center for Humanities and the Arts and the Program in Jewish Studies annually award the CHA – Jewish Studies Post-Holocaust American Judaism...
The Center for Humanities and the Arts and the Program in Jewish Studies...
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  • Award: $4,000
Varies Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship in Fine Arts
The Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship provides scholarship support to students majoring in the Fine Arts or Humanities at the University of...
The Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
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  • Award: Varies
$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...
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  • Award: $500.00
Varies Charlotte York Irey Scholarship in Theatre and Dance
The Charlotte York Irey Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) must be a graduate student with a major in Dance....
The Charlotte York Irey Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Chen Endowed Family Scholarship in MCDB
The Chen Endowed Family Scholarship provides need-based scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and...
The Chen Endowed Family Scholarship provides need-based scholarship...
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  • Award: Varies
$12,500 Cielo Foundation Scholarship
The vision for the Cielo Foundation Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to help students graduate from CU Boulder. The scholarship is...
The vision for the Cielo Foundation Scholarship is to provide financial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $12,500
$500.00 Cleopatra Jaramillo Estrada Activist Legacy Scholarship
The Cleopatra Jaramillo Estrada Activist Legacy Scholarship is a $500 academic-year award in the Center for Inclusion and Social Change, named for...
The Cleopatra Jaramillo Estrada Activist Legacy Scholarship is a $500...
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  • Award: $500.00
Varies CMCI General Scholarship Fund
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  • Award: Varies
$1,300.00 Colonel Raymond C Hall Occupational Safety Scholarship
The Colonel Raymond C. Hall Scholarship is for the benefit of full-time undergraduate or graduate students whose majors will lead to careers in...
The Colonel Raymond C. Hall Scholarship is for the benefit of full-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,300.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,250.00