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College of Arts & Media Scholarships


In addition to national scholarship that may be available for students, the College of Arts & Media (CAM) offers a number of scholarship opportunities specifically for CAM prospective, undergraduate and graduate students.


For details about the application process and instructions, or if you have questions or concerns, please contact the Scholarship Resource Office.


Applications for scholarships are due March 1st.


Apply for CAM Scholarships:

Current Students

  • STEP 1: Log in to UCDAccess

  • STEP 2: Choose the Student tab, click the Scholarships link, then Apply for Scholarships. You will have some questions to answer across two pages. If you meet the scholarship requirements, a link to apply will appear in your portal.

​Newly Admitted/Prospective Students

  • ​​STEP 1: Login to the Prospective Student Portal. You will need the username and password you received when you completed your online application.

  • STEP 2: Click on the Finances tab. Scroll down the page and under the Scholarships heading, click the link titled Ways to Apply for Scholarships. Click on the Student Center link. Under the Finances banner, click the Scholarship Application link.​

Please Note: Some scholarships require you to be enrolled in specific academic sub plans or have a specific test score or GPA. You may be eligible to apply but not eligible to receive the award due to these requirements. Please check the specific scholarship requirements before applying.​​


CAM Scholarships:​​

 Adopt-A-Student Scholarship Program

The Adopt-A-Student Scholarship is offered to students enrolled in the College of Arts & Media. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. Applicants are required to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all CU course work. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.1

 Arts 3D Scholarship

The Arts 3D Scholarship is for students seeking a BFA with an emphasis in 3D animation. Applicant must have completed at least 6 DAC credits by the beginning of the semester in which award is applied (fall 2014) and must be registered for at least 3 DAC credits during the semester the award is applied and be enrolled in the DAC for the entire award year. Minimum DAC GPA 3.0 and 2.8 overall GPA needed to qualify.​​3

 Barney Scholarship

The Barney Scholarship Fund provides scholarships in the College of Arts & Media preferably to students pursuing a BS in Music in the Recording Arts in memory of Mike Barney. Applicants are required to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all CU course work.  Scholarships are awarded each academic year. Award amounts are divided equally between fall and spring semesters.2

 Bill Clark Scholarship for Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Majors

The Bill Clark MEIS scholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and is intended to provide scholarships to promising students majoring in Music and Entertainment Industry Studies within the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver in honor of Bill Clark. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​11

 Claim Jumpers Scholarship

The Claim Jumpers Scholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and is intended to provide scholarships for music students continually involved with the Claim Jumpers Ensemble at the University of Colorado Denver. Individual awards are $500 and are awarded each fall and spring semester. Students who participated in the Claim Jumpers during fall 2015 and spring 2016 and who intend to participate during the fall 2016 semester are eligible to apply for this scholarship to be awarded in fall 2016.​​10

 College of Arts & Media Alumni Project Fund

The CAM Alumni Project Fund offers scholarships scholarship to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. It is intended to support students who have an idea for a project that will encourage collaboration with other students in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​8

 College of Arts & Media Dean’s Fellowship Scholarship

The CAM Dean's Fellowship Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Arts & Media who have completed a minimum of 30 hours of CU Denver course work at the time of application.​​7

 College of Arts & Media Scholarship

The CAM Fund scholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and is intended to provide scholarship support to worthy and promising students in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​9

 Deborah and Larry Melnick Endowed Scholarship

The Deborah Melnick Scholarship benefits graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​17

 Denver's Downtown Marriott Courtyard Arts Scholarship

The Denver Downtown Arts Scholarship is offered to graduating high school seniors admitted to the College of Arts & Media at CU Denver whose majors are in one of the following areas: Music, Visual Arts or Film & Video Production. The scholarship awards will be allocated to high school seniors graduating public high schools in Denver, Jefferson, Douglas, Arapaho, or Adams counties.  Preference will be given to graduating high school seniors from the Denver Public Schools, with strong preference given to those graduating from the Denver School of the Arts.  Scholarship recipients must be Colorado residents.​​13

 Donna Bogard Scholarship in Voice

students enrolled as music majors with voice as their principal instrument at the College of Arts & Media at University of Colorado Denver. Award amounts vary and are awarded each academic year. Award amounts are divided equally between fall and spring semesters.​​6

 Formosa Scholarship

The Formosa scholarship is available to students in the Department of Visual Arts.  Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year.  The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​14

 Frank Jermance Scholarship for Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Majors

The Frank Jermance MEIS Sholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all CU course work and is intended to provide scholarships for promising students majoring in Music and Entertainment Industry Studies within the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver in honor of Frank Jermance. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​16

 John Fudge Memorial Scholarship in Painting and Drawing

The John Fudge Memorial Scholarship is available to CAM students pursuing BA with an emphasis in drawing and painting.  Applicants must have 30 hours towards a degree and G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Resume and essay are required. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​15

 John and Rose Berg Memorial Scholarship

The John & Rose Berg Memorial Scholarship provides assistance to an eligible student preferably in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (former affiliation for the College of Arts & Media) at the University of Colorado Denver. Applicants are required to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all CU course work. Award amounts vary and are awarded each academic year. Award amounts are divided equally between fall and spring semesters.​​5

 Maisel Film Scholarships

The Maisel Film Scholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all CU course work and is intended to provide support for students studying FILM in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year. The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​​18

 Milton Bailey Voice Scholarship

The Milton Bailey Voice Scholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and is intended to provide support for voice students scholarships at the University of Colorado Denver.  Award amounts vary and are awarded for the academic year.  The total award will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters.​​4

 Sean P. Coetzee Endowed Memorial Scholarship

To provide scholarship support to students at CU Denver enrolled in the Master of Science in Recording Arts with emphasis in the Media Forensics Program.​​12

 Theatre, Film, and Video Production Department Scholarship

The Theatre Film Video Scholarship requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all CU course work and is intended to provide support for scholarships in the Theatre, Film, and Video Production Department in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Award amounts vary and are awarded during the fall semester.  ​​19