Out-of-State Graduate Scholarship

The Graduate Out-of-State Scholarship program awards high caliber incoming students for their first year of graduate school. Awards will be made by qualifying graduate programs to students who are paying out-of-state tuition. Admissions application data and accompanying academic transcripts will be used to determine eligibility for this program. Once admitted, the academic department will automatically consider you for this award. Academic units may determine additional merit criteria beyond the minimum set above for awarding scholarships. There is no separate application required for students to submit. It is recommended students be admitted no later than May 1 to be considered.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  • Graduate Student enrolled full time (5 or more credit hours) in a UCCS graduate program.

  • First year graduate student who has a 3.5 or greater undergraduate GPA.

  • Students must be paying full nonresident tuition rate (students paying reduced nonresident rate due to WRGP, military, extended studies, etc. are not eligible). International students may be eligible.

Scholarship offers are sent by the graduate programs to qualified students by June 30 each year.

Graduate, Merit Based, Out of State