Scholarship recipients

We believe strongly in equal access to quality education for all and are dedicated to making this a possibility for more and more students each year. Thanks to our generous supporters who share in this belief, we offer over 60 scholarships to help students achieve their dreams of becoming leaders in education.

Scholarship applications are open from October 1 through February 15

How to Apply?

Application instructions and step-by-step information is accessible through CU Boulder's scholarship portal.

Current students already admitted to the School of Education can access the scholarship portal through their MyCUInfo accounts.

Incoming students must first complete their admissions application to CU Boulder, as well as to the School of Education, before accessing the scholarship portal through their MyCUBoulder accounts.

Important Dates for 2018-19 Scholarships

  • Scholarship applications open: October 1
  • Scholarship applications close: February 15
  • Notification of scholarship offers: Early-mid April
  • Scholarship acceptance deadline: April 24
  • Scholarships posted to student financial aid account: July
  • Scholarships are applied to student tuition bill: August

Financial Aid and Loan Forgiveness

All students are encouraged to apply for need-based financial aid.

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Office of Financial Aid website offers information about how to apply for financial aid and additional resources. To discover your eligibility, you can submit a free application on the Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) website.

Teachers may also be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.


For more information about financial aid at the University of Colorado Boulder, visit the Office of Financial Aid website or email

For questions about scholarships contact 303-492-4533 or email