Graduate Opportunity Scholarship

The Graduate Opportunity Scholarship is for students within their first year in a graduate program who bring diverse perspectives to UCCS. To qualify, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA no later than March 1. Award amounts will vary depending on demonstrated financial need. Award amounts will vary from $5,000 to $25,000 for the academic year.

Applicants will be notified of scholarship results in April.

Award
Varies
Category
Graduate, Need Based
Deadline
03/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. The Graduate Opportunity Scholarship is for incoming graduate students who bring diverse perspectives to UCCS. In a MINIMUM OF 400 WORDS, describe how your background and experiences contribute to diversity and inclusiveness in your proposed field of study. Additionally, how has your background and experiences prepared you to achieve your graduate school goals? MAXIMUM OF 1000 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.