For more information about available scholarship opportunities, please click on the links below.
TheDream.US Scholarship Fund
DREAMers! You may be eligible to apply for a scholarship from TheDream.US. Metropolitan State University of Denver is a Partner College of TheDream.US. Based on financial need, the scholarship award will help you cover your tuition and fees to attend MSU Denver. To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
This scholarship is also open to community college graduates who intend to seek a bachelor's degree from one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges.
For more information, go to TheDream.US Scholar Page.
Deadline is March 8, 2017
Excel Pre-Collegiate Program Scholarship
The Excel Pre-Collegiate Program Scholarship is offered to Excel Program students attending their first and second years at MSU Denver. Recipients of the Excel Pre-Collegiate Program Scholarship are awarded $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester) for a maximum of two years. In order to be considered, you must meet the following criteria:
Deadline is March 1, 2017
MSU Denver Foundation Scholarship Application
The MSU Denver Scholarship Foundation Application offers hundreds of privately funded scholarships to students every year, based on academics, achievement and financial need. By applying, students are automatically considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
For more information, click here to go to the MSU Denver Scholarship Foundation Application Page.
Deadline is March 1, 2017
Hispanic Scholarship Fund - General College Scholarships
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers General College Scholarships that are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage to obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students, and graduate students. Awards are based on merit and award amount range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected. To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
Visit any of the websites listed below for information and requirements on a variety of scholarships. Remember, there are scholarships available for just about anything!
- College in Colorado (www.collegeincolorado.org)
- FastWeb (www.fastweb.com)
- CollegeScholarships.org (www.collegescholarships.org)
- FinAid (www.finaid.org)
- Scholarships.com (www.scholarships.com)
Resources for Undocumented Students
Please visit the following websites for information on services and resources for undocumented students and families.
- Colorado ASSET (www.ciccoloradoasset.org) - This website has information about Colorado ASSET, which allows eligible students without documentation to pay in-state, rather than out-of-state tuition, as well as receive the College Opportunity Fund stipend at Colorado public colleges.
- United We Dream (www.unitedwedream.org) - United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Our powerful nonpartisan network is made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. We organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.
- Latin American Educational Foundation (www.laef.org) - LAEF is committed to providing Latin American students sufficient funding to our scholarship recipients to mitigate financial barriers during their quest for a college education; offer on-going support, both financial and otherwise, to our recipients throughout their college experience; and create awareness about educational opportunities for Hispanic students.
- MALDEF (www.maldef.org) - Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community”, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
- Act on a Dream at Harvard (Documenting the Pathway to College) - This PDF handbook is intended for undocumented high school students who are thinking about applying to universities in the United States, however, all students, parents, and guidance counselors should find this information helpful and educative. We hope that the resources and information in the handbook can ease the lives of undocumented high school students pursuing higher education.