Alumni Association

University of Colorado Boulder

Scholarships

Forever Buffs comes to life through the Alumni Association scholarship program. Thanks to the generous support and fundraising efforts from our Buff chapters across the country and the Directors Club that partner with the Alumni Association, we are able to award student scholarships every year. Contribution is one of the cornerstones of Forever Buffs and our alumni are excited to support students to ensure undergraduates have the same positive CU-Boulder experience.

Here’s the process for applying!

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Directors Club president Peter Dietze (A&S’59, Law’62) introduces four of the six Directors Club scholars to the membership during the Directors Club pregame before the CSU football game on Sept. 6, 2009. L-R the scholars include Mike Skeen, John Wanberg, Justin Lee and Matt Ross.
  1. Maintain a 3.25 GPA
  2. Select the scholarship that applies to you
  3. Follow instructions under General Scholarship Information

Scholarships Available

Continuing Students Scholarship – Geographically Based

This scholarship is geographically based for continuing students who will be sophomores, juniors and seniors at the University of Colorado Boulder for the 2014-2015 academic year, with a GPA of 3.25.

If you graduated from High School in the following areas you are eligible to apply:

  • Denver, CO
  • Gunnison, CO
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • NY City, NY
  • Portland, OR
  • San Fransisco, CA
  • Washington, DC

Entering freshman students are not eligible to apply for this award. The minimum award is $1,500. All scholarship applicants will be notified of decisions by the end of April, 2014.

Completed applications must be received no later than March 10, 2014.

Official transcript should be mailed or delivered to Scholarships, Koenig Alumni Center, 459 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0459. The selection committee will not consider alternative formats.

Online Application


Boulder Alumni Club Scholarship (Incoming freshman students)
This scholarship is offered to Boulder Valley School District students who are entering the University of Colorado Boulder as freshmen for 2013-14. Minimum award is $2,500.
Application materials must be received by March 10, 2014.
General scholarship information and PDF application form


Morgan County Alumni Scholarship (Incoming freshman students)
This scholarship is offered to students from Morgan County, CO, who are entering the University of Colorado Boulder as freshmen for 2013-14. Minimum award is $1,000.
Application materials must be received by March 10, 2014.

General scholarship informationApplication Form (pdf, 287K)

General scholarship information and PDF application form


Directors Club Scholarship (Current freshman students)
This three-year scholarship is for current CU freshmen students who have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Applicants must also be Colorado residents and be enrolled full-time (12 hours minimum). The scholarship is a $3,000 renewable scholarship based on recipient maintaining a 3.5 GPA. The scholarship award begins with their sophomore year. Application materials must be received by March 10, 2014.

General scholarship information and application form


Latino Alumni Association Scholarship

The Latino Alumni Association offers a scholarship – go here for more information.
Note: the form should be sent to the office of financial aid not to the Alumni Association.

Application materials must be received by March 2, 2009.
General scholarship information | Applications closed

Directors Club Scholarship for Veterans
This scholarship is for a current CU student who is a first year veteran, reservist, or National Guard student pursuing an undergraduate degree. A first year veteran is a student who enrolled for the spring 2007 semester or the fall 2007 semester. Applicants must be enrolled full time (12 hours minimum), be Colorado residents, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is a $3,000 renewable scholarship based on recipient maintaining a 3.0 GPA.

Application materials must be received by Mar. 2, 2009.
General scholarship information | Applications closed

Scholarship Donations

There are two ways to support the scholarship program:

  • Scholarship donations can be sent to:
    Sujie Kim
    CU-Boulder Alumni Association
    Koenig Alumni Center
    459 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309-0459
    Checks should be made payable to CU Foundation.
  • Purchasing your CU License Plates.

Contact information

For more information about the scholarship program, e-mail Sujie Kim or call 303-492-3758.