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Seniors from any of our target schools who work with the MSU Denver Excel Program are eligible to apply for the Excel Program Scholarship.  This scholarship awards 15 students a year with a $2,000 scholarship for four years at MSU Denver.  To qualify, a student must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Participate in the Excel Program at one of our target high schools
  • Achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the time of application
  • Be accepted to MSU Denver and plan to enroll full-time for the upcoming Fall semester.
  • Be classified as a Colorado resident (includes ASSET students)
  • Complete a FAFSA application OR Colorado Application for Student Financial Aid (CASFA) and ensure their financial aid file with MSU Denver is complete
  • Complete the MSU Denver Institutional Scholarship Application
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by MSU Denver's Office of Financial Aid
  • Preference will be given to students whose parents have not graduated from a four-year institution

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