Both incoming and current undergraduate students in the Leeds School of Business may be eligible for the scholarships listed below. Students enrolled in an MBA or Master of Science program may be eligible for Leeds' scholarships for graduate students.

Prospective/Incoming Students

Prospective business students may receive scholarship offers from various CU departments, including:

The Office of Admissions

Award consideration is based on your admissions application, no additional application is required. Notification of selection typically occurs at the time of admission to CU Boulder.

The Leeds School of Business

Award consideration is based on your admissions application, no additional application is required. Leeds opportunities vary in criteria and amount, and include scholarships based on academic merit, financial need, or other donor-specified criteria. It is recommended that you submit a FAFSA to be considered for need-based Leeds scholarships.

Students selected for scholarships will be notified via email no later than April 1st.

CU Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

The CU Boulder Scholarship Application is required to be considered for campus-based awards through this office. Students can access the application beginning November 1st, and the deadline is March 15th, 2024.

Prospective students can access the CU Boulder Scholarship Application shortly after applying for admission. You do not need to wait until you have received your admissions decision to start applying for scholarships!

It is strongly recommended that you submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority deadline of February 15th for need-based award consideration.

Students will be notified of awards in early April.

Private Scholarships

We also encourage you to research private scholarships opportunities. These can range from scholarships from your local civic organizations, utility companies, credit unions and other businesses in your hometown to scholarships offered by national non-profits and organizations. Please visit the Office of Financial Aid's Private Scholarship webpage for more resources and tips for these searches.

Current Leeds Students

Continuing Leeds students should complete the following applications for full scholarship consideration:

  • CU Boulder Scholarship Application
  • Leeds Scholarship Application

Instructions for how to access the CU Boulder application can be found here. Once you have completed the CU application, the Leeds Scholarship application will become available.

Both applications open November 1st and are due March 15th, 2024.

An updated FAFSA is strongly encouraged for consideration of need-based Leeds scholarship opportunities, and may be required if you previously received a renewable, need-based Leeds scholarship.


Reviews for current student scholarships begin once spring grades post in mid-May, and students will be notified of awards received no later than July 1st. You must remain a Leeds student to maintain eligibility for your awards, along with any other scholarship-specific requirements.