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CU-Boulder Scholarship Application - Scholarships Available for Transfer Students

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

Scholarship Name Residency Award Criteria Amount FAFSA?
Bennett Family Scholarship No criteria
  • First-generation
  • Major in mathematics, engineering, or the hard sciences (such as physics, chemistry, biology or geology)
  • Demonstrated commitment to giving back to the community and to being a role model
$1,000 
Michael Charness Scholarship US 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 Scholarship US citizen
  • Major in Women and Gender Studies
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$3,000FAFSA required
Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Scholarship US citizen
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
$3,000FAFSA required
Marci Glazer Crosby Memorial Scholarship US citizen
  • Special academic or medical needs
  • Financial need
$500FAFSA required
Patty Feist Undergraduate Scholarship No criteria
  • Survivor of childhood, adolescent, or young adult cancer (cancer diagnosis up to age 21)
Varies 
Rudolph & Helen Gagg Scholarship US citizen
  • Priority to members of Alpha Phi sorority, engineering majors, and students enrolled in the Navajo nation
  • Financial need
$3,000-$4,000FAFSA required
Hiram C Gardner Scholarship Colorado
  • Dependents of former employees of Hiram C. Gardner Insurance Co. or dependents of an employee of an insurance business in Colorado
Varies 
Hazel Anderson Gilman Scholarship US citizen
  • Academic promise
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$1,000FAFSA required
Allison Preston Goodheart Scholarship US 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 
Guardian Scholars Program Scholarship Colorado
  • 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 Scholarship Colorado
  • 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-$3,000FAFSA required
Colonel Raymond C. Hall Scholarship US citizen
  • Majors that lead to careers in safety, health, or environmental affairs
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$1,000FAFSA required
LN Herrick Scholarship Colorado
  • Students with a disability
  • Solid academic record
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$500-$1,400 
Julia Klug Scholarship US citizen
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
$1,000FAFSA required
Korczak Boulder County Latino Community Scholarship Fund Colorado
  • 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 Scholarship Colorado
  • 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-$1,000FAFSA required
Mulligan Scholarship Fund Colorado
  • Interest in public policy and/or public service
  • Financial need
$2,000-$3,000FAFSA required
Norlin Scholars No restriction
  • 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 Scholarship US 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-$500FAFSA required
Rubin Rabinovitz Memorial Scholarship US 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
$1,000FAFSA required
Craig Rubinstein Memorial Scholarship US 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
$2,000FAFSA required
Joseph F and Virginia J Ruggerio Scholarship US citizen
  • Science majors with preference for geological science
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$1,000FAFSA required
Shultz-Spangler Memorial Scholarship Colorado
  • Colorado natives
  • Academic merit with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$2,500FAFSA required
Ryan J Smith Scholarship US citizen
  • Juniors interested in Native American studies of the continental U.S. or Alaska
  • Academic merit
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$500-$1,000FAFSA required
Jeffrey Douglas Stephens Memorial Scholarship Colorado
  • Academic merit
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
  • Renewable through competitive reapplication
$1,000FAFSA required
Grant Stribic-Martin Scholarship No 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 
Vollintine Scholarship Fund US citizen
  • Major in areas which support the public welfare (i.e. teaching, education, criminal justice, health care, sciences, etc.)
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$2,500FAFSA required
Helen Werth SmithMemorial Scholarship US citizen
  • Honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. armed forces
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
$1,000FAFSA required
Hazel Gates Woodruff Memorial Scholarship Colorado
  • Academic merit with a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Pi Beta Phi Sorority members are encouraged to apply
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Financial need
$500-$3,000FAFSA required
Zonta Foothills–Bev Hackbart Scholarship Colorado
  • Academic merit with a minimum 2.50 GPA
  • Single parent enrolled full-time
  • Financial need
$1,000FAFSA required