2020 Colorado Scholarships

Colorado is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Colorado universities is a whopping $12,355.00 and the total cost of attendance is $30,670.00. 52% of student graduates in Colorado graduate with an average debt load of $24,888.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Colorado turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These CO scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Colorado, and any Colorado resident regardless of their interests or background. Colorado scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of CO students or CO residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Colorado residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for CO residents?

There are 226 scholarships totaling $592,344.00 available to Colorado residents. You can easily browse through all 226 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Colorado?

Moms in Colorado are eligible for all the same scholarships as CO residents. Therefore, the 226 scholarships worth $592,344.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Colorado?

226 scholarships worth $592,344.00 are available for college students in CO. In addition, we encourage current college students in Colorado to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Colorado for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Colorado:

Northern Arizona University
Humboldt State University
Adams State University
Colorado Christian University
Colorado College
Colorado School of Mines
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Naropa University
Nazarene Bible College
Regis University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Boise State University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Colorado?

226 scholarships totaling $592,344.00 are available for high school seniors in CO. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of CO to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Colorado residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to CO students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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First Generation Award

Sponsor by Colorado State University Location College of Liberal Arts, Fort Collins, CO

Applicant must be a Colorado resident who is a first-generation college student. Financial need required.

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$4,000.00 March 2 Apply Now

McPherson Undergraduate Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant must be a San Luis Valley, CO, resident with strong academic potential and financial need.

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$1,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Boettcher Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Boettcher Foundation Location 600 17th Street, Suite 2210, South, Denver, CO

Applicant must have resided in Colorado during their junior and senior year of high school and be attending an institution in Colorado. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, rank in the top 5% of class, and have a minimum combined SAT score of 1200 (Critical Reading and Math only) or a...

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Sachs Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Sachs Foundation

Applicant must be an African-American/Black high school senior who has been a resident of Colorado for a minimum of five years. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

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$7,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Northern Colorado Location 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO

Applicant must be a resident of Colorado with a minimum admission index between 129 and 136.

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$2,000.00 June 15 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

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- February 1 Apply Now