Transfer students with completed admissions applications are automatically considered for the awards below. Students are contacted by the Office of Financial Aid if selected. While the majority of awards are assigned to transfer students entering for the fall term, a select amount of funds are reserved for transfer students entering in the spring semester.

CU Boulder Transfer Excellence Scholarship

This award is granted to undergraduate resident and out-of-state students transferring to CU Boulder with a cumulative college GPA of 3.75 or better and who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of college course work after high school graduation (or equivalent). View more information.

Maxine A. and FM Gray Scholarship

This award is granted on the basis of both merit and financial need to incoming transfer students. A limited number of awards are given each year. Eligible students must have 24-90 transfer credit hours accepted by the University of Colorado Boulder. Resident awards are $1,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. Nonresident student awards are $2,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. Recipients must enroll full-time. FAFSA required for consideration.

Renewal Criteria:

  • Complete 24 credit hours each academic year;
  • File the FAFSA and continue to demonstrate financial need each year;
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75

Louise Noble Transfer Scholarship

This award is granted on the basis of high merit and financial need to incoming transfer students. A limited number of awards are given each year. Eligible students must have 24-90 transfer credit hours accepted by the University of Colorado Boulder. Resident awards are $1,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. Nonresident student awards are $2,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. Recipients must enroll full-time. FAFSA required for consideration.

Renewal Criteria:

  • Complete 24 credit hours each academic year;
  • File the FAFSA and continue to demonstrate financial need each year;
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75