Building Equity in Our Community of Academics (BECA) Fund

The Building Equity in Our Community of Academics (BECA) Fund, established by Angela Bryan and Kent Hutchison, is a merit-based undergraduate scholarship for students who have completed or are completing their honor’s thesis in the department of Psychology and Neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences at CU Boulder.

Eligible students are underrepresented students and/or first-generation college students. First generation students are those who are the first generation in their family to attend college and underrepresented students include those students from geographic areas and socioeconomic backgrounds who are historically underrepresented in the Department and/or students who have faced unusual adversity.

Students who demonstrate a commitment to the Latino community and/or contribute to the study of Latino culture, education or history are particularly encouraged to apply. If this is a factor, please describe in the description of the project.

Additional criteria include:

This application requires students to update a one-page summary of the thesis project and a Curriculum Vitae. A letter of recommendation from your honors thesis advisor is recommended but not required.

Schools, Colleges, Departments
College of Arts & Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a brief statement (200 words or less) that describes your eligibility for this scholarship as an under-represented minority and/or first-generation college student.
  2. Upload a one-page summary of your honors thesis project.
  3. Please upload a copy of your CV.
  4. Provide the name and email address of your honors thesis advisor to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf (optional).