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
$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
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: 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 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
$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: $4,000
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
$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 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
$0.00 DeLuca Family Endowed Scholarship
The DeLuca Family Scholarship was established by Peter DeLuca (Advert’83) and his wife, Wendy. Peter had a successful career in marketing, branding...
The DeLuca Family Scholarship was established by Peter DeLuca...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000 Fred Anderson Scholarship in History
The Fred Anderson Scholarship, named for Professor Emeritus Fred Anderson, is awarded to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate student with...
The Fred Anderson Scholarship, named for Professor Emeritus Fred...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Janau Noerdlinger Scholarship
The Janau Noerdlinger Scholarship provides scholarship support to undergraduate students at CU Boulder majoring in Art and Art History and involved...
The Janau Noerdlinger Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000 Jean Dubofsky Scholarship in Women and Gender Studies
The Jean Dubofsky Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Women and Gender Studies who meet the following criteria: (1) enrolled...
The Jean Dubofsky Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$0.00 Kevin Kaufman and Wendy Kale Scholarship
“Wendy Kale was a long-time music writer/critic for the Colorado Daily and through the decades Wendy’s work was pivotal in attracting local and...
“Wendy Kale was a long-time music writer/critic for the Colorado Daily...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Knox Fowler Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Lou Ann Bergen Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Lou Ann Bergen Scholarship was established in 2018 by Kim and Eric Belcher (Advert’79) in honor of Lori Bergen, CMCI’s founding dean, and in...
The Lou Ann Bergen Scholarship was established in 2018 by Kim and Eric...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500 Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship in Women and Gender Studies
The Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Women and Gender Studies who meet the following criteria: (1)...
The Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Scholarship is awarded to students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,200.00
Ended
$0.00 Raymond B. Johnson Memorial Award
The Raymond B. Johnson Memorial Award is made possible by a generous donation in 1971 by Raymond’s widow, Ada May Johnson, with additional gifts...
The Raymond B. Johnson Memorial Award is made possible by a generous...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000 Robert C. Rogers Scholarship in History
The Robert C. Rogers Scholarship, established in memory of Robert C. Rogers, is awarded to an incoming transfer or current first-year transfer...
The Robert C. Rogers Scholarship, established in memory of Robert C....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended