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Scholarship opportunities available to UHL students

All University Honors and Leadership (UHL) program students receive a base scholarship of $2,500 per year for four years. The scholarships are provided by the University of Colorado Denver, conditioned upon maintaining good standing in the UHL program and full-time enrollment (12 credit hours or more per semester) at CU Denver. Scholarship monies are credited to the student's CU Denver tuition account early in the fall and spring semesters ($1,250 per semester).

A complete list of additional scholarship programs offered by the University of Colorado Denver is available at the CU Denver Scholarship/Resource Office website. There are also a number of internet search programs that can assist student in identifying scholarships for which they may be eligible, including

UHL-administered scholarships

UHL students are eligible for a range of  UHL-administered scholarships, the numbers of which are continually growing thanks to the generosity of UHL program supporters.


Undergraduate Research 

El Pomar Foundation Scholarships

The El Pomar Foundation offers the Student Leadership Experience (SLE), which is a two-year program with a $1000 scholarship for each of the four semesters that students are involved.


International Experiences 

FirstBank Scholarships

FirstBank awards two incoming UHL freshmen from the State of Colorado four-year scholarships in the amount of $2500 per year.




Adopt-a-Scholar awards are $1000 per semester for four years and available exclusively to UHL students. Criteria for the award varies by donor.


University Honors and Leadership Program

Phone: 303-315-7838 • Fax: 303-315-7836

Street Address: 1047 Ninth Street Park • Mailing Address: Campus Box 199, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364


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