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CU-Boulder Scholarship Application - Scholarships Available for Continuing Undergraduate Students

Apply for these scholarships through the student portal MyCUInfo. Please note: the scholarship amounts are estimates based on previous awards. The scholarship amounts and availability are subject to change.

Scholarship Name ResidencyCriteriaAmountFAFSA?
Bartkus Family ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Major in social sciences, music, art, journalism, humanities, or education
  • Preference to students going into helping professions (excluding medicine, law, engineering, and business)
  • Academic merit
  • University or community involvement
  • Financial need
$4,250FAFSA required
Bennett Family Scholarship US citizen
  • First-generation
  • Major in mathematics, engineering or hard sciences (such as physics, chemisty, biology, or geology)
  • Demonstrated commitment to giving back to the community and to being a role model
$1,000 
Antoinette S Bigelow ScholarshipNo criteria
  • Student majoring in Women and Gender Studies
  • College of Arts & Sciences
Varies 
Michael Charness ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Exhibit qualities and values similar to Michael's in pursuing a career to make a positive social impact
  • Strong potential in quest for knowledge even if down a "road less traveled"
  • Financial need
$650FAFSA required
Chase Memorial ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Major in Women and Gender Studies
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$3,000 FAFSA required
Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
$3,000 FAFSA required
Marci Glazer Crosby Memorial ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Special academic or medical needs
  • Financial need
$500 FAFSA required
Frank and Gina Day ScholarshipColorado
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$2,000-$2,500 FAFSA required
Patty Feist Undergraduate ScholarshipNo criteria
  • Survivor of childhood, adolescent, or young adult cancer (cancer diagnosis up to age 21)
Varies 
Rudolph & Helen Gagg ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Priority to members of Alpha Phi sorority, engineering majors, and students enrolled in the Navajo nation
  • Financial need
$ 3,000-$4,000 FAFSA required
Hiram C Gardner ScholarshipColorado
  • Dependents of former employees of Hiram C. Gardner Insurance Co. or dependents of an employee of an insurance business in Colorado
Varies 
Georgia ScholarshipGeorgia
  • Current residents of the state of Georgia
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$ 2,500 FAFSA required
Hazel Anderson Gilman ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic promise
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$ 1,000 FAFSA required
Allison Preston Goodheart ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Major in history, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, archaeology, or English literature
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Complete 40 hours of community service each semester
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$1,000-$2,500 
Kirkland B Greer ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Humanities major with 29 semester hours completed
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Academic merit with minimum 2.80 GPA
  • Financial need
$750-$1,000FAFSA required
Guardian Scholars Program ScholarshipColorado
  • Students who are former foster youth
  • Participation in the Guardian Scholars program is required
  • Financial need
  • Renewable up to 4 years with a 2.5 GPA
Amount VariesFAFSA required
Hainlen Las Animas ScholarshipColorado
  • Graduates of Las Animas County high schools
  • Major in science, math, or engineering
  • College of Engineering or the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$1,000-$3,000 FAFSA required
Colonel Raymond C. Hall ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Majors that lead to careers in safety, health, or environmental affairs
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$1,000 FAFSA required
LN Herrick ScholarshipColorado
  • Students with a disability
  • Solid academic record
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$500-$1,400  
Hoffman-Binger ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
VariesFAFSA required
Michael A Hoza Scholarship 
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Preference for economics majors
  • Financial need
$ 500-$1,000 FAFSA required
Intergovernmental Employees Association (IEA) Student Scholarship US citizen
  • Children or grandchildren of current or retired U.S. federal, state, or local government employees
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Renewable with a 2.50 GPA and good standing
$ 1,500  
Julia Klug ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
$ 1,000 FAFSA required
Korczak Boulder County Latino Community Scholarship FundColorado
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Latino community
  • Preference to first generation college students
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication with a 2.80 GPA
$ 6,000 towards tuition only  
John R Little ScholarshipColorado
  • Graduates of rural Colorado high schools
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.00 GPA
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need may be considered
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$ 500-$1,000 FAFSA required
Olive Madigan Scholarship FundUS citizen
  • First generation college student
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Participation in intramural athletics, student government, volunteer activities, or other extra-curricular activity
  • Preference to Illinois residents
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$1,000 FAFSA required
Martin Luther King ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic and community endeavors exemplify the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Financial need
$3,000 - $5,000FAFSA required
Moerhke Educational Advancement FunColorado
  • Academic merit
  • Either a student with disabilities; non-traditional; served in military; or fifth year students enrolled in educational certification or student teaching.
  • Financial need
$1,000 - $2,500FAFSA required
Steven M Moses Memorial Scholarship Colorado
  • Graduate of Denver Public Schools (excluding charter schools)
  • Major in Art or Art History with an emphasis in painting or drawing
  • Financial need
$1,000 FAFSA required
Mulligan Scholarship FundColorado
  • Interest in public policy and/or public service
  • Financial need
$2,000-$3,000 FAFSA required
Nontraditional Students Incentive GrantUS citizen
  • Single parent or returning to school after an extended period of time
  • Completed 12 credit hours
  • Financial need
  • Renewable up to 4 years with 2.50 GPA
VariesFAFSA required
Norlin Scholars No criteria
  • Show strong academic commitment, exceptional creativity, intellectual curiosity and a desire to apply disciplinary learning toward the betterment of humanity
  • Renewable if make good progress toward Norlin requirements, participate in the scholar community, and adhere to CU's professional, academic and personal codes of conduct
  • Application deadline is February 15
$ 4,000  
Laverne Noyes ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Blood descendants of World War I veterans who enlisted in the US Army or Navy before May 11, 1918 or served overseas before November 11, 1918
  • Financial need
$ 250-$500 FAFSA required
David Prescott ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Academic excellence with a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Leadership within the university community
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$ 500-$1,400 FAFSA required
Rubin Rabinovitz Memorial ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Major in one of the humanities
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$ 1,000 FAFSA required
Craig Rubinstein Memorial ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Unusual promise and potential
  • Interests similar to Craig Rubinstein who loved the outdoors, reading, music, and theater, and took every opportunity to live life to the fullest
  • Financial need
$ 2,000 FAFSA required
Joseph F and Virginia J Ruggerio ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Science majors with preference for geological science
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$1,000 FAFSA required
Scherpenseel ScholarshipColorado
  • Students with a documented disability
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$1,500 FAFSA required
Shultz-Spangler Memorial ScholarshipColorado
  • Colorado natives
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$2,500 FAFSA required
Singleton ScholarshipCalifornia
  • Academic merit with 3.00 GPA
  • Active in extracurricular activities at CU-Boulder such as intramural athletics, student government, etc.
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$2,500 FAFSA required
Ryan J Smith ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Juniors interested in Native American studies of the continental U.S. or Alaska
  • Academic merit
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$500-$1,000 FAFSA required
Jeffrey Douglas Stephens Memorial ScholarshipColorado
  • Academic merit
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$1,000 FAFSA required
Grant Stribic-Martin ScholarshipNo criteria
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Preference to juniors and seniors taking mathematics coursework to fulfill teacher certification requirements in secondary science or math
  • College of Arts & Sciences or School of Education
$1,000-$7,000  
Allan & Mary Taylor ScholarshipUS citizen
  • Senior majors in French, Greek or linguistics
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Academic merit with 3.5 major GPA and 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • Financial need
$1,000 FAFSA required
Otis & Elsie Teets Endowment ScholarshipColorado
  • Academic merit
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need considered
$1,500 FAFSA required
University Women's ClubColorado
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • 24 years old and older
  • 12 hours completed at CU Boulder
  • Initiative, leadership, and service
  • Financial need
  • Learn more at www.BoulderUWC.org
$4,000 FAFSA required
Vollintine Scholarship FundUS citizen
  • Major in areas which support the public welfare (i.e. teaching, education, criminal justice, health care, sciences, etc.)
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$ 2,500 FAFSA required
Helen Werth Smith Memorial Scholarship US citizen
  • Honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. armed forces
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$ 1,000 FAFSA required
Hazel Gates Woodruff Memorial ScholarshipColorado
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Pi Beta Phi Sorority members are encouraged to apply
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$ 500-$3,000 FAFSA required
Zonta Foothills-Bev Hackbart Scholarship Colorado
  • Academic merit with a minimum 2.50 GPA
  • Single parent enrolled full-time
  • Financial need
$1,000 FAFSA required