Published: Nov. 7, 2019

Disability Services awards scholarships to students every fall and spring semester.  To be eligible, applicants must meet the criteria of the scholarship, have status as a degree-seeking student at CU Boulder, and submit a Disability Services Scholarship Application before the December 2nd deadline for the Spring 2020 awards. Applications for Spring 2020 awards will be accepted for the Robert Wilkerson Scholarship and Timothy Grice Memorial Scholarship

Please review the criteria for these scholarships below. You can also find scholarship descriptions on the Disability Services website at Disability Services Scholarships. Incomplete applications will not be considered, so be sure to review all scholarship criteria including letters of recommendation before submitting.

Robert Wilkerson Scholarship

Four scholarships, for $500 per person, are available bi-annually to students who have physical or sensory disabilities (i.e., blindness, deafness, speech impairments, spinal cord injuries, amputations, etc.). A maximum of two awards are granted per student.

Selection criteria

  • Evidence of industrious and ambitious characteristics with no record of student misconduct, via a letter from an individual who knows the applicant well
  • Minimum CU Boulder cumulative GPA of 2.3
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • CU Boulder student for at least one year

Timothy Grice Memorial Scholarship

Up to four scholarships, for $500 per person, awarded bi-annually to promising intellectually gifted students with socio-emotional needs. A maximum of two awards are granted per student.

Selection criteria

  • Record of formal test scores demonstrating that the student is intellectually gifted (ACT, SAT, WAIS, etc.)
  • Evidence of socio-emotional needs
  • Evidence of industrious and ambitious characteristics with no record of student misconduct, via a letter from an individual who knows the applicant well
  • Minimum CU Boulder cumulative GPA of 2.3
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • CU Boulder student for at least one year