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 16. The deadline for incoming transfer students to apply for scholarships is Monday, June 15th at 11:59 pm MT.

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.

If you have any questions about the scholarship application process, please email scholarships@colorado.edu.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 Martin Luther King, Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship provides annual scholarships to undergraduate Environmental Design students at the University...
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship provides annual...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Fine Arts Advisory Support Scholarship
The Fine Arts Advisory Support Scholarship provides merit based scholarship support for an undergraduate or graduate Fine Arts major in the...
The Fine Arts Advisory Support Scholarship provides merit based...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Susan Irey Byrne Memorial Scholarship
The Susan Irey Byrne Memorial Scholarship provide scholarship support to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Art and Art History...
The Susan Irey Byrne Memorial Scholarship provide scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 Alumni Association Washington DC 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$5,000.00 APS VISTA/UCB Scholarship
The APS/VISTA Scholarship is for entering freshmen from the following Aurora, Colorado high schools: Aurora Central HS, William C Hinkley HS,...
The APS/VISTA Scholarship is for entering freshmen from the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
Varies AAH Scholarship: Dan Spivak Schlp
The Dan Spivak Endowment Fund in Art and Art History provides need-based scholarship support for college seniors in the visual arts in the...
The Dan Spivak Endowment Fund in Art and Art History provides need-based...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
The Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences who meet the following...
The Barbara Lynn Bowler Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 K.A. Nuzum Scholarship in Religious Studies
The K.A. Nuzum Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding major in Religious Studies who meets the following criteria: (1) enrolled full-time as an...
The K.A. Nuzum Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding major in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Undergraduate Mentorship Scholarship in Religious Studies
The Undergraduate Mentorship Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: (1) must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate...
The Undergraduate Mentorship Scholarship is awarded to students who meet...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,400.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $3,600.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,400.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design benefits an outstanding undergraduate student demonstrating financial need and academic...
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design benefits an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship was created to provide assistance to a married ENVD student with demonstrated financial need in her or his...
The Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship was created to provide assistance...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$15,000 Woodruff Memorial Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Woodruff Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship awarded to students in the College of Arts and Sciences who meet the following...
The Woodruff Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship awarded to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $15,000
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies (covers study abroad fees in excess of regular tuition and fees)
Ended
$3,000-$5,000 University Women's Club Scholarship
In 1982, the University Women’s Club of Boulder established a scholarship fund to help nontraditional students achieve their educational goals. The...
In 1982, the University Women’s Club of Boulder established a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000-$5,000
Ended
$1,000 Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship in Cinema Studies
The Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Cinema Studies and Moving Image Arts who meet the...
The Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
Ended
$1,000 Cinema Studies Scholarship for Excellence in Critical Studies
The Cinema Studies Scholarship for Excellence in Critical Studies is awarded to students in the Department of Cinema Studies and Moving Image Arts...
The Cinema Studies Scholarship for Excellence in Critical Studies is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies AAH Scholarship: Ann E. Jones Memorial Scholarship
The Ann E. Jones Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship support for students majoring in Art and Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder.
The Ann E. Jones Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship support for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AAH Scholarship: Art and Art History Graduate Fellowship
The Art and Art History Graduate Fellowship provides graduate student fellowships in Art and Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder.
The Art and Art History Graduate Fellowship provides graduate student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AAH Scholarship: Art and Art History Scholarship
Th Art and Art History Scholarship provides scholarship support for the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Th Art and Art History Scholarship provides scholarship support for the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AAH Scholarship: 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Donna Meckley Grad Schlp
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies AAH Scholarship: Eve DreweLowe Fine Arts Scholarship
The Eva DreweLowe Fine Arts Scholarship provides scholarship support to students majoring in painting in the Fine Arts program in the Department of...
The Eva DreweLowe Fine Arts Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: FA Advisory Schlp
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Garrison Roots Grad Sculpt. Fship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: J. R. Hopes Schlp
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Janeau Noerlinger
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Nancy Fedou Getzelman Fellowship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Phillips Fine Arts Schlp
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Ralph E. Dakin Award for Outstanding Painting in a Watermedia
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Ronald M. Bernier Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AAH Scholarship: Susan Irey Byrne Memorial Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Berg Family Endowed Scholarship
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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies CMCI General Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Colton G. Erickson Scholarship in History
The Colton G. Erickson Scholarship was established by the History Department in memory of former student Colton G. Erickson (1994 – 2018), who...
The Colton G. Erickson Scholarship was established by the History...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500.00 Dan Creedon Sports Scholarship
The Don Creedon Sports Internship Fund was established in honor of Dan Creedon, sports editor of Boulder’s Daily Camera, to provide stipends for...
The Don Creedon Sports Internship Fund was established in honor of Dan...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended