1. Find out if PLC is right for you and if you are right for PLC. Do your program research!
  2. You will have access to your CU Boulder Scholarship General Application and the PLC application after submitting your admissions application to CU Boulder.
  3. You will then receive one email that will assign a nine-digit student ID number. You will also get an email to help activate your Identikey with your new student ID number. You will be assigned a username (Identikey) and a password for your Buff Portal  (this is very important). Keep this information in a safe, secure place.
  4. Within that portal, find the Financial Aid section -> then find Scholarships and start the application process in AcademicWorks with the General Scholarship Application:
  • Fill out all biographical and background information fields
  • Extra Curricular Activities/Clubs/Teams - Limited to 5 entries (choose those that best represent you as a person and your passions in academics and beyond)
  • Service - Limited to 5 entries (choose the 5 that best represent your dedication to a larger purpose outside of yourself)
  • Honors & Awards - Limited to 5 entries (choose the most recent and the ones you are most proud of, combine like awards)
  • Work Experience/Military Experience - Limited to 5 entries (please list most recent work experience first)
  1. Sign and Update the General Application to move on to the Presidents Leadership Class application.
  2. Click on the green arrow on your application to get to the Presidents Leadership Class application (if it is not an option on the screen, search under Our Opportunities; keyword - PLC).