CU Boulder offers a variety of programs to enrich your academic career. Many provide scholarships as a component of either participation in or affiliation with their program. The program name below will bring you to their website for eligibility criteria, application procedures and deadlines, and contact information.
- Academic Excellence Program
A federal TRiO program to support retention and graduation of low-income, first generation and/or students with disabilities.
- CU Alumni Association
The Alumni Association, in partnership with Forever Buffs chapters and clubs across the country, awards scholarships to incoming freshmen and continuing CU students. Apply for most scholarships through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.
- New Student & Family Programs
New Student & Family Programs offers scholarships to continuing or transfer CU Boulder students.
- CU LEAD Alliance and Scholarship Program
A set of multidisciplinary academic neighborhoods promoting diversity and educational excellence through access for underrepresented and first-generation students
- Disability Services
Provide students with disabilities the tools, reasonable accommodations, and support services to participate fully in the academic environment.
- First Buffs (formerly First Generation Scholars) Program
A program which includes student development, advising, and academic enrichment support for Colorado residents whose parents do not have any education or technical training beyond high school.
- First Nations Scholarship
The First Nations Scholarship was created in 2006 to assist non-resident, tribally enrolled, freshmen and transfer American Indian students in the completion of their baccalaureate degrees. Apply through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.
- GLBTQ Resource Center
Promote equal opportunity for successful academic, social, and personal development for all GLBTQIA students, staff, faculty, and their allies in a safe and supportive environment.
- Guardian Scholars
A program to enable foster youth to earn their undergraduate degree at CU Boulder. Apply through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.
- Honors Program
Provide special education opportunities for academically prepared, highly motivated undergraduate students.
- McNeill Academic Program
A program to support PCDP and other students' academic, personal, and professional development at CU Boulder.
- Norlin Scholars Program
An interdisciplinary academic neighborhood for intellectually curious, active learners who embrace creativity, and apply their learning toward the betterment of society. Apply through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.
- Presidents Leadership Class
A four year leadership development program that offers leadership courses and networking opportunities to develop the next generation of leaders in Colorado and around the world. Apply through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.
- PIPs for School Program
A program that allows students to earn points for certain actions through a mobile app that can be redeemed for scholarships to pay toward tuition and fees.
- Puksta Scholars Program
A special enhancement opportunity program to develop civically engaged citizens within our society. Puksta Scholars serves as a catalyst for bringing about positive change in the campus culture and in local communities. Apply through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.
- Office of International Education Study Abroad Programs
Resources to assist with financing a study abroad program.
- Reserve Officer Training Corps
College programs to prepare students to become leaders in the military.
- Air Force ROTC
- Army ROTC
- Naval & Marine, ROTC
- Top Scholarship Office
To help high-achieving students already enrolled at CU prepare thoughtful applications to some of the most prestigious, nationally competitive scholarships offered.
- Veterans Services
Resources for veterans and military members living, working and receiving their education and CU Boulder
- White Antelope Memorial Scholarship Program
In the spring of 1988, the University of Colorado established the White Antelope Memorial Scholarship to assist American Indian students in the completion of their baccalaureate degrees. Apply through the CU Boulder Scholarship Application.