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 is managed and awarded to students through the University of Colorado Denver Office of Financial Aid (FAFSA code: 004508). Below are resources to help you understand the cost of attendance and financing your education.
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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 merit scholarships based on the information presented within their application to the school; current students are considered based on a specific call for scholarship applications.
Priority Deadline: January 1
Final Deadline: February 1
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 Albino Scholarship Application
The goal of this scholarship is to support the MPH and MS students who have high potential for academic success and high potential for contributing to public health efforts to promote health equity.
Hoffman Scholarship recipients are nominated by each academic department following their acceptance into one of the school's programs. Awards are based on available funds and currently do not require a separate application. Eligibility is determined by the school's scholarship and awards committee.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students currently enrolled in the school's doctoral level degree program in epidemiology6
This scholarship is awarded to either incoming or currently enrolled students in the School's masters or doctoral degree programs who 1) demonstrate high academic potential as a student; and 2) aspire to work on the control and prevention of communicable diseases in a federal, state, or local public health agency.7
Established by the generosity of the Colorado Trust, the Moran Scholarship is awarded to students across the three ColoradoSPH campuses. The fund was named in honor of former Trust CEO John Moran Jr. The Moran scholarship is offered to students by each academic department following their acceptance into one of the school's programs. Awards are based on available funds and currently do not require a separate application. Eligibility is determined by the school's scholarship and awards committee in collaboration with department and program faculty. This scholarship is limited to Colorado residents.
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.
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.5
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 Michelle.Shiver@ucdenver.edu for more information about the global health scholarships.
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.
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.
Out-of-State Funding Opportunities
The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows master's, graduate certificate, and doctorate students who are residents of the states and territories listed below to enroll at the Colorado School of Public Health and pay in-state tuition:
- Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
- New Mexico
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
The Colorado School of Public Health applies for federal training grants to support student scholarship and training opportunities. Eligible students will receive notification from the school.