The following renewal requirements are for current students admitted for Fall 2022 or a previous term. Your ability to renew scholarships next year is reviewed at the end of spring semester.

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CU Boulder Chancellor's Achievement, Presidential, and Arts & Humanities Merit Scholarships

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative CU Boulder GPA of
    • 2.50 cumulative GPA at the end of your first year (after second semester)
    • 2.75 cumulative GPA at the end of sophomore and junior years (after fourth and sixth semesters)
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester at CU Boulder.
    • If you're not enrolled in at least 12 credit hours at CU Boulder by the third Friday of the semester, the scholarship will be cancelled immediately and the remainder of the scholarship will be forfeited. The cancellation is permanent and the scholarship cannot be reinstated.
    • Courses taken for no-credit through Continuing Education and Professional Studies do not count toward the minimum credit hours.
  • Arts & Humanities Scholarship recipients must remain in one of the eligible Arts & Humanities majors. Changes between eligible majors is allowed.
    • You must take at least one course in your declared Arts & Humanities department each fall and spring semester.
  • Meet the Office of Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards.
  • Nonresidents must remain nonresident for tuition purposes to continue to receive their scholarship. Nonresidents who receive an in-state tuition exception will become ineligible for their scholarship amount.