Ryan J. Smith Scholarship

The Ryan J. Smith Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students at CU Boulder, with preference given to students who are members of a Federally recognized Native American tribe. Awards are based on both merit and financial need. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years total as long as the student remains in good academic standing.

up to $3,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please discuss how the concepts of indigeneity and indigenous identity/identities have influenced your past experience and current activities. This can include a discussion of ways you have thought about or engaged with this issue personally, how you have come to encounter the issue in your life or studies through friends, family, teachers or others, and how you think the issue might continue to be of interest for yourself and the country in the future.