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Grants - Award Year 2014-2015

If you are eligible for grant aid, your package may include a combination of Federal, State and Institutional grants up to the maximum grant amount you are eligible for.

Program Name

Funding Source

Awarding Criteria

Award Amount*

Federal Pell Grant

Federally funded

Need-based
EFC of 5,157 or lower
Undergraduate
Resident or Non-
Resident

$602 - $5,730 
Pell Chart

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Federally funded

Undergraduate
Enrolled at least half-
time
Must be Pell eligible
Resident or Non-
Resident

Depends upon EFC


Colorado College Responsibility Grant (CCRP)

Colorado General Assembly

Colorado Resident
Enrolled at least half-
time
Undergraduate
EFC of 8,000 or lower

Depends upon EFC


Colorado Graduate Grant

Colorado General Assembly

Colorado Resident
Enrolled at least half-
time
Graduate
EFC of 10,000 or lower

Depends upon EFC and major

Student Fee Grant

Institutionally funded by 20% of the Student Capital Construction Fee

Colorado Residents
Enrolled at least half-time
Undergraduate
EFC of 12,000 or lower
Eligible as second
undergraduate
degree student

Depends upon EFC

Grad Student Fee Grant

Institutionally funded by 20% of the Student Capital Construction Fee

Colorado Residents
Enrolled at least half-time
Graduate
EFC of 10,000 or lower

Depends upon EFC

CU Boulder Grant

Institutionally funded

Resident or Non-
Resident
Enrolled at least half-
time
Undergraduate
EFC of 12,000 or
lower

Depends upon EFC

CU Gold Grant

Institutionally funded by 20% of a tuition increase that exceeds inflation.

Colorado Resident
Enrolled at least half-
time
Undergraduate
EFC of 12,000 or
lower

Depends upon EFC

CU Donor Grant

Institutionally funded

Resident or Non-
Resident
Enrolled at least half-
time
Undergraduate
EFC of 12,000 or
lower

Depends upon EFC

CU Promise Grant

Institutionally funded

CU Promise eligible

Depends upon EFC, college, and amount of other grants awarded.

First Generation Grant

Institutionally funded

First Generation eligible

up to $2,000 depending on need and enrollment status

CU Achieve Grant

Institutionally funded

CU Achieve eligible

up to $2,000 depending on need and enrollment status

*The award amount may also be pro-rated when the student is enrolled less than full-time.