New Student & Family Programs offers scholarships to continuing or transfer CU Boulder students. These $2,500, merit based, non-renewable scholarships are awarded annually and disbursed at $1,250 in the fall semester and $1,250 in the spring semester. Based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities and a personal essay, full-time enrollment at CU Boulder is required while receiving this scholarship. Advanced or challenging courses are desirable.

  • Continuing or transfer CU Boulder student with sophomore, junior, or senior status for the 2020-21 academic year

  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA

  • Full-time enrollment (minimum 12 credit hours/semester)


  • Complete the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.

  • Complete the followng supplemental scholarship as part of your application: If you were to share some advice with a prospective student about attending college, what would it be? Is there any additional advice you would share if the prospective student planned to attend CU Boulder? (500-650 word limit)

If you have questions about the CU Boulder Scholarship Application, contact the Office of Financial Aid at or 303-492-4533. 

CU Boulder Scholarship Application Deadline is Friday, March 13. 

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