How to Apply to the Program

Who is Eligible?

  • Guardian Scholars students volunteer for Habitat for HumanityHighly motivated students who are legally independent (or wards of the state)
  • Qualify for "Independent Student Status" under federal, state, and university financial aid guidelines
  • Qualify as a Colorado resident (exceptions made on a case-by-case basis)
  • Is low-income, 1st generation, or has a documented disability
  • Currently enrolled at the CU-Boulder main campus

Participation Requirements:

  • Meet with your Program Coordinator or Guardian Scholars Mentor at least 3 times in the fall and 3 times in the spring semesters
  • Attend 3 study skills, financial literacy, career, graduate school or personal development seminars provided by Guardian Scholars per semester
  • Attend Community/Family Dinners
  • Attend Community Service Retreats

To be eligible for additional scholarship, students need to meet the above requirement AND maintain at least a 2.5 GPA each semester.

Eligible students are enouraged to apply by submitting the TRiO Student Support Services Program Application.  Submit completed application to or submit in person to the TRiO Office at 259 Fleming.  Questions?  Contact: (303) 492-3842.