Scholarships

Disability Services Scholarships

Disability Services awards several scholarships to students. To be eligible, applicants must have documentation of a disability, have status as a degree-seeking student who has attended CU-Boulder, and submit a Disability Services Scholarship Application before the award deadline:
  •  June 1 (Fall Awards)
  •  December 1 (Spring Awards)

Terri Bodhaine Memorial Scholarship

Two individual scholarships, for $300 each, awarded annually to students with disabilities. A maximum of two awards are granted per student.
 
Selection criteria
·        Priority is given to students registered with Disability Services who have not received previous DS scholarships
·        Minimum CU-Boulder cumulative GPA of 2.0
·        Demonstrated financial need
·        CU-Boulder student for at least one semester

Robert Wilkerson Scholarship

Four scholarships, for $500 per person, are available annually to students who have physical or sensory disabilities (i.e., blindness, deafness, speech impairments, spinal cord injuries, amputations, etc.). A maximum of two awards are granted per student.
 
Selection criteria
·        Evidence of industrious and ambitious characteristics with no record of student misconduct, via a letter from an individual who knows the applicant well
·        Minimum CU-Boulder cumulative GPA of 2.3
·        Demonstrated financial need
·        CU-Boulder student for at least one year

Timothy Grice Memorial Scholarship

Up to four scholarships, for $500 per person, awarded annually to promising intellectually gifted students with socio-emotional needs. A maximum of two awards are granted per student.
 
Selection criteria
·        Record of formal test scores demonstrating that the student is intellectually gifted (ACT, SAT, WAIS, etc.)
·        Evidence of socio-emotional needs
·        Evidence of industrious and ambitious characteristics with no record of student misconduct, via a letter from an individual who knows the applicant well
·        Minimum CU-Boulder cumulative GPA of 2.3
·        Demonstrated financial need
·        CU-Boulder student for at least one year

Tyler J. Stevenson Memorial Scholarship

One $1000 individual merit-based scholarships ($500 fall and $500 spring) awarded annually to students with epilepsy.
 
Selection criteria
·        Personal statement about overcoming challenges, academic, career and life goals, and financial need, if applicable
·        Letter of recommendation /support
·        Minimum CU-Boulder cumulative GPA of 2.2

Disability Assessment Award

Maximum $300 award toward the cost of a diagnostic evaluation for qualifying CU-Boulder students. Requires a completed information session with a Disability Access Coordinator or documentation on file. Awards granted on a rolling basis.
 
Selection criteria
·        Status as an undergraduate
·        Demonstrated need for assessment
·        Demonstrated financial need
 

Additional Scholarships

Scholarships are also awarded through the Office of Financial Aid are also available. For information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at www.colorado.edu/finaid