Colorado Opportunity Scholarship

  • Must be a Colorado Resident with financial need
  • Recipients of this scholarship will be embedded into the CU Denver Scholars Community which includes wraparound services, academic and social scholar events, and recognition as one of CU Denver’s Scholars. The Scholar Community enhances the educational experience with community-building activities and connections to on-campus resources for advising, tutoring, mentoring, and other support.
  • Provide $2,000 each year for four years ($8,000 total) to freshmen beginning fall 2018, supporting students to completion of their degrees. Rising sophomore students in the College of Arts and Media (CAM) majoring in Fine Arts are also encouraged to apply. Please note: CAM rising sophomore students will be awarded up to 3 academic years (total of $6,000).

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please answer the following questions in order to be considered for this award.
    • How do you plan on being involved on campus throughout your time at CU Denver?
    • Tell us how your degree will further your career goals?
    • Tell us why you chose CU Denver?