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
$1,000.00 Gary G. Landin Scholarship, Colorado AIA, Enviromental Design
The Gary G. Landin Scholarship is awarded to an ENVD student...
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$1,200.00 Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design
The Hideo Sasaki Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Design benefits an...
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$2,500.00 Kenneth R Fuller Scholarship, AIA Colorado, Environmental Design
The Kenneth R. Fuller Scholarship offered by the Architectural Education...
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$1,050.00 Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship--Environmental Design
The Marcia Miller Memorial Scholarship was created to provide assistance...
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$900.00 Martin Luther King Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship
The Martin King Jr. Housing Prize Scholarship was established to...
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$2,500.00 Oscar R. Sanchez, AIAS Scholarship
The Oscar R. Sanchez Scholarship was founded in 2009 to introduce...
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$1,000.00 Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) Scholarship
The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) four-year program and scholarship...
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1,000 Second Point of Entry - Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)
The Second Point of Entry into The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)...
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$1,000 - $4,000 (depending upon available funding) Beardsley Family Scholarship; Center of the American West
The George B. Beardsley Family Scholarship is awarded to students at the...
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$1,250 Karen Raforth Scholarship in LGBTQ Studies
The Karen Raforth Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled full-time...
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$2,000 Jean Dubofsky Scholarship in Women and Gender Studies
The Jean Dubofsky Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department...
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$1,500 Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship in Women and Gender Studies
The Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
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$1,000 - $3,000 S. Antoinette Bigelow Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The S. Antoinette Bigelow Scholarship is awarded to students who meet...
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$1,000 Bacon Family Scholarship in Sociology
The Bacon Family Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of...
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$1,500 - $2,500 Caplan-Craig Scholarship in MCDB
The Caplan-Craig Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of...
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$5,000 Chen Endowed Family Scholarship in MCDB
The Chen Endowed Family Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
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$1,000 Internship or Language Study Grant in the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization
The Internship or Language Study Grant is awarded to undergraduate or...
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$1,000 - $2,000 Thomas F. Marsico Scholarship in MCDB
The Thomas F. Marsico Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
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$0.00 CMCI General Fund- Enhanced
Used to top off the amounts of smaller awards.
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Varies Environmental Studies Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarships in the Environmental Studies Program are awarded to...
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$15,000 (Covers In-State Tuition & Fees) Woodruff Memorial Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Woodruff Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the...
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$1,000 A Queer Endeavor Kelley Therese Wylder Anderson Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Kelley Therese Wylder...
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Varies AAH Scholarship: Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship in Fine Arts
The Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
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Varies Adele V. Leonhardy Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics
Are you planning a teaching career in mathematics? The Adele V....
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$1,500.00 Alice Okicich Massaro Scholarship
The Alice O. Massaro scholarship is awarded to a student from either...
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$3,000 - $5,000 Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship is awarded to students who...
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$0.00 Alphonse Keasley Endowed Scholarship
This fund was created in honor of Dr. Alphonse Keasley to recognize...
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$4,000.00 Alumni Association Boulder Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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1500-2000 Alumni Association Denver Metro Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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$1,500.00 Alumni Association Gunnison Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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$1,500.00 Alumni Association Los Angeles Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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1500-2500 Alumni Association NYC Chapter Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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$1,500.00 Amy Willett Thelander Scholarship
The Amy Willett Thelander Scholarship is available to an entering...
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$1,000 Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship in Cinema Studies
The Andrea Rhodes and Frederick G. Gluck Scholarship is awarded to...
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Varies Archive - Bri Fera Scholarship in the Department of Art and Art History
The Bri Fera Scholarship provides scholarship support to graduate...
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$10,000.00 Arnold and Edna Weber Undergraduate Scholarship
Arnold Weber was President of the University of Colorado from 1980-1985...
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$5,000.00 Arts and Sciences Dean's Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Arts and Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship Fund is...
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$1,500 Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Undergraduate Scholarships
The Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences offers six...
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$4,250.00 Bartkus Family Scholarship
The Bartkus Family Scholarship was established by Tony Bartkus of...
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$1,000.00 Berg Family Endowed Scholarship
Distributions from the Fund will be used to provide undergraduate...
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$5,000 Bert and Mary Carollo LEGPWR Scholarship
This fund provides undergraduate scholarship support for full-time...
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2000-3000 Black Alumni Association Scholarship
Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship...
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Varies Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is designed to benefit...
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$3,000.00 Bradley W. and Lisa Blackwell Endowed Family Scholarship
The Bradley W. and Lisa Blackwell Endowed Family Scholarship is...
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$1,000 - $2,000 Bright Star Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Zachary Taylor in Arts and Sciences
The Bright Star Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the...
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$1,000 - $3,000 Bruce B. Vignery Endowed Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Bruce B. Vignery Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who meet...
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$3,000 Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Buffalo Bicycle Classic Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen...
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$1,000 - $2,000 Cancer Impact Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
The Cancer Impact Scholarship is awarded to students who meet the...
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Varies Carol J Witter Scholarship
The Carol J Witter Scholarship is awarded based on academic merit and...
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$1,000 Carol J. Ehlers Scholarship in History
The Carol J. Ehlers Scholarship is a multi-year scholarship awarded to...
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