Published: Jan. 11, 2024

At Getches-Wilkinson Center we understand the financial burden of attending Law School. We have compiled a list of resources to help CU Law Students access available Scholarships and Fellowships from within the GWC, CU Law School and outside resources.

The Getches-Wilkinson Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2024 and Academic Year 24/25 Scholarships and Fellowships in Natural Resources, Public Lands and Water Law.Opportunities include:
The Wyss Scholars Program for U.S. Lands Conservation
The Harrison Fellowship in International Water Law
New in 2023: Conscience Bay Company Western Water Policy Fellowship
The deadline to apply is Friday, January 19, 2024.
Full position descriptions can be found here.
A recording of the Fall Lunch and Learn with information about each opportunity can be found here.
If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out! Contact GWC Assistant Director, Annie Carlozzi at or 303-492-1286.


The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law is offering more than $276,000 in scholarships for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year! These scholarships are intended for students who are interested in natural resources and energy law. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000 will be awarded based on academic achievement, financial need and other criteria. 
JD application
LLM application  

In 2020, the Foundation launched its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship Program. This program aims to recognize and support JD applicants who have an interest in natural resources and energy law, who identiy as Black, Indigenous, Latino or Latina, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, or other person of color and meet other applicable criteria.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship Application


Colorado Law School is committed to making a Colorado Law education as affordable as possible. Thanks to their community of alumni and friends, they are able to award hundreds of scholarships each year. Descriptions of gift-funded scholarships can be found here.
Each spring, the Admissions and Financial Aid Committee sends out more information about these scholarships, including the application packet.