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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Funding your graduate or doctoral education should not be a challenge.  Let us help you locate the resources you need to find a scholarship or other financial aid program. 

Financial Aid

Financial aid is managed and awarded to students through the University of Colorado Denver Office of Financial Aid. Below are resources to help you understand the cost of attendance and financing your education.

Cost of Attendance

CU Denver Office of Financial Aid

Public Health Scholarships

​The Colorado School of Public Health offers scholarships to incoming and current students based on a variety of factors.  Incoming students are considered for scholarships based on their admissions applications; current students are considered based on a specific call for scholarship applications.  

Judith Albino Diversity Scholarship Fund

Established by president emerita and past dean Judith Albino, PhD, the fund supports students pursuing health-based programs. Scholarship support is provided to students based on financial need and interests; who are studying public health, medicine, dentistry, or psychology, including psychology interns. Preference will be given to students studying in Colorado School of Public Health and who are members of federally recognized Indian tribes. Download the Application

Hoffman Health Disparities Fellowship

Established by the generosity of Richard Hoffman, MD, the Hoffman Health Disparities Fellowship is awarded to two students annually. Fellows must demonstrate through the application process, their commitment to improving health equity and reducing disparities in their community. Download the Application​​

Moran Scholarship Fund

Established by the generosity of the Colorado Trust, the Moran Scholarship is awarded to students across the three CSPH campuses. The fund was named in honor of former Trust CEO John Moran Jr. Generally students are awarded a scholarship following their acceptance into one of the school's programs. Awards are based on available funds and currently do not require a separate applica​​tion. Eligibility is determined by the school's scholarship and awards committee in collaboration with department and program faculty.

Orleans Graduate Research Fund

Established by Professor Emerita Miriam Orleans, the Orleans Graduate Research Fund supports student research activities and associated costs including travel and conference stipends. Current students are eligiable to apply during open calls for proposals - usually published twice per year. Download the application​.

ColoHealth "Health Care in America" Scholarship

Established by the generosity of ColoHealth, the "Health Care in America" Scholarship is awarded to the student who best outlines their idea of what the health care system should look like in America. Visit ColoHealth for more information about eligibility and submission requirements.

Training Grants

The Colorado School of Public Health applies for federal training grants to support student scholarship and training opportunities. Eligiable students will receive notification from the school.

Global Health Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered through the Center for Global Health for current students​.  If you are a current student enrolled in ColoradoSPH courses, contact for details on the below scholarships.

Robinson Durst Scholarship

The Center for Global Health coordinates the scholarship that was founded by Professor Emeritus William Robinson, MD, PhD and Denver sculptor/ceramicist Peter Durst.  Since 1997, the scholarship has provided more than 50 health sciences graduate students from the University of Colorado Denver an opportunity to enjoy a culturally diverse clinical or research experience. Philosophically, the scholarship committee and its founders strongly believe in the long-lasting, positive value of global health endeavors in broadening personal and academic perspectives.

Rotary Scholarship

Students for Global Health initiated the Scholarship in 2005 with financial backing from several Denver metropolitan area Rotary clubs. All graduate students in the health professions are eligible for the award, provided their proposed projects fits with the cores values of rotary, including fellowship, service, and ethical conduct. The Center administers the scholarship in close collaboration with Rotary leadership.


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