Double Your Impact!

By donating to the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) your impact is immediately doubled by the 1:1 Matching Student Scholarship (MSS) grant. Your generosity enables Colorado's best and brightest, but often underserved, to achieve their dreams. You can help CU Boulder increase college accessibility and affordability by donating today. Read this Colorado Sun article to learn more about how COSI and donors are coming together to support students and create opportunities that maximize access to higher education.

To learn more or donate, contact the Office of Advancement at 303-735-8301 or


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Colorado residents who participate in a CU Boulder LEAD Alliance academic learning community or another rigor-based student success program and have a family income within 250% of PELL eligibility.

Eligible students typically receive a $3,000 scholarship, renewable for 4 years. Students may qualify more than once. 

You don't apply; Eligible students are nominated by a CU LEAD Alliance academic learning community or another rigor-based student success program.

Click here to donate to increasing access and affordability of higher education. Every dollar you donate doubles in value through a match from the state of Colorado.

  1. I Have A Dream Foundation Boulder County
  2. Front Range Community College
  3. Adams County Education Consortium

Please contact Rosie Allen with questions.