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Apply for Scholarships

Your step-by-step guide

ScholarLynx application available October 1st – with rolling deadlines starting on March 1 for CU Denver Scholarships​.

Priority FAFSA deadline is March 1. Need based grants a​re available on a first come first served basis to those who apply before the priority date.​

Step 1: Search


Search School or College Scholarships

Many scholarship opportunities are found within your school or college. For additional information on scholarships offered by your school or academic program, select your school or college from the dropdown:



Step 2: Apply


Once you've found a scholarship that will meet your needs, it's time to apply. Apply for institutional scholarships in ScholarLynx. The deadline for most scholarships is March 1.

For scholarships from external sources, follow their application instructions and procedures. Some scholarships specific to a CU Denver school or college are not available on ScholarLynx. We recommend reaching out to your faculty members or advisor to inquire about additional scholarship opportunities.



Step 3: Next Steps


Check ScholarLynx for updates regarding scholarship decisions. If you are selected for a CU Denver scholarship, you will be notified via your official CU Denver email. Scholarship checks from an outside source can be mailed to:

University of Colorado Denver
Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Campus Box 125
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217