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Metropolitan State University of Denver offers a number of scholarships to our students. Students interested in applying for scholarships should speak with the Scholarship Center in Student Success Building 130. The annual scholarship application deadline for the MSU Denver scholarship application is usually March 1st.

For information about local and national community and corporate scholarships, go to the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services website. This site lists over 400 scholarships that are not just for women only!

Several departments have scholarships for majors and minors in their academic discipline. The scholarship amounts vary and some scholarships are not available every year. For more information about these scholarships, contact the department.

Communication Arts and Sciences

Gene Amole Memorial

Christopher Lee Anderson Memorial

Greg Lopez Memorial

Greg Pearson Memorial

Contact:   Kelly Dougherty,


Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Peter Durbin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Stormy Rottman Memorial Scholarship

GITA Scholarship

Contact:  Ken Engelbrecht,



Dr. Gerald Fenger Memorial Scholarship

Candy Lee Osgood Memorial Scholarship

Dorothea Brooke Endowed Scholarship

Contact:  Theresa Crater,



Columbine Scholarship

Contact:  Laura McCall,


Math and Computer Science

Vern Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Contact:  Patricia McKenna,


Janice L. & James M. Velayas, Ph.D. Scholarship Fund

Contact:  Dr. Shahar Boneh,


Paul W. and Helen V. Howerton Memorial Scholarship

Contact:  Dr. David Ruch,


Modern Languages

Almiro and Olga Lopez Endowed Memorial

Dr. Jean D. Fair Language Award

Grete Nunn Memorial Scholarships

Leonard and Anna Fair Memorial

Leonard and Anna Fair Diversity

Contact:  Gudrun Clay,



Christopher Priolo Memorial

Ernest Stephen Ackler Memorial

Frank G. Edmundson Memorial for Sound Engineering

Jerrald McCollum Endowed Music Scholarship

L. Quinn Rudolph Scholarship

William Morse Scholarship

Jim Altman Scholarship

Max DiJulio Prize in Brass

Max DiJulio Prize in Composition

Beverly Christiansen Fernald Endowed Scholarship

Contact:  Cherise Leiter,  



Wilson-Netzel Endowed Scholarship

Contact:  Sidney Freudenstein,



Psychology Emeritus Faculty Scholarship

Contact:  Robert Schatz,


Institute for Women’s Studies and Services

 Pamela McIntryre Marcum Memorial Scholarship

Meredith Wetzel Memorial Scholarship

The Activist Scholarship

Eflin Book Award

Migrant Family Scholarship

Nueva Esperanza Scholarship

Contact:   Stephanie Martin,


Major Scholarship Initiative