President's Pre-Collegiate Development Program Scholarship

The President’s Pre-Collegiate Scholarship is for students who meet the following criteria:

  • Participated and successfully completed the Pre-Collegiate Five-Week Summer Program and graduated from the UCCS Pre-Collegiate Program (determined by program staff).

  • Consistently attended academic year program events and activities while in the program (determined by program staff).

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA or the ASSET Student Financial Aid Application by the March 1st.

  • Observed and met all Pre-Collegiate deadlines (including the UCCS Application in SAI).

Students can reapply if they are meeting the scholarship requirements and funding is available.

Applicants will be notified in early April.

Freshmen, Need Based
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please answer the prompt below in a MINIMUM OF 300 WORDS and a MAXIMUM OF 800 WORDS allowed. Essays will be ranked based upon content, length, grammar, spelling, organized structure, and attention to detail. You are encouraged to write an essay that grabs the attention of the reader by being creative and using rich language.

    Describe your academic and professional goals, in the short term (1 year) and in the longer term (5 years). How has your background or how have your experiences helped set the stage for the path you will take to achieve your goals?