Renewable Scholarships for New, Continuing, and Returning Online Majors

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$1,000 Online Learning Scholarship for New MSU Denver Students

New MSU Denver Students who enroll in a fully online undergraduate degree or certificate program can receive a $1,000 renewable scholarship.

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$1,000 Online Learning Scholarship for Returning MSU Denver Students

Returning MSU Denver Students who enroll in a fully online undergraduate degree or certificate program can receive a $1,000 renewable scholarship.

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$500 Online Learning Scholarship for Continuing Online MSU Denver Students

Continuing Online MSU Denver Students enrolled in a fully online undergraduate degree or certificate program can receive a $500 renewable scholarship each spring and fall.

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High School Students

If you are a high school student who is taking courses at MSU Denver, you will still be eligible for the New MSU Online Student $1,000 Scholarship. Just let your enrollment specialist know!

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$1,000 Online Learning Scholarship for New MSU Denver Students

New MSU Denver Students who enroll in a fully online undergraduate degree or certificate program their first semester can receive a $1,000 renewable scholarship.

Do the following eligibility requirements apply to you?

There is no application for this scholarship. You will automatically receive $1,000 your first semester if you are eligible and will be automatically awarded $500 every semester* until you graduate as long as you meet the eligibility requirements.

  • This is my first semester as an MSU Denver student and I am enrolled in an online degree or certificate program. Make sure you are enrolled in an online program and not just taking classes online. Speak to an Online Enrollment Specialist if you are not sure.
  • I can register for at least 6 online credits and maintain part-time or full-time status.
  • I am in good academic standing and maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • I have an active FAFSA or CAFSA on file** and identified MSU Denver as my school using school code 001360.

Summer Course Eligibility

If you start in the summer term, you will receive your first award in fall. If you take spring, summer, and fall courses in any year, you will still receive two awards; one for fall and one for spring.

How Does the New Online Student Scholarship Renew?

Your scholarship will renew automatically, and you will receive $500 every fall and spring until graduation* when you:

*Awards are subject to available funding.

**The FAFSA/CAFSA is not required for certificate students since they are not financial aid eligible.

Continuing Online Student Scholarship

Continuing MSU Denver Students who enroll in a fully online undergraduate degree or certificate program can receive a $500 renewable scholarship*. Secure your scholarship by declaring an online program before the first day of classes!
Switching to an online major can impact your degree plan. Check with your academic advisor to see if online learning works for your degree and life plans.

  • I am or will enroll in an online degree or certificate program. Make sure you are enrolled in an online program and not just taking classes online. Speak to an Online Enrollment Specialist if you are not sure.
  • I can register for at least 6 online credits and maintain part-time or full-time status.
  • I am in good academic standing and maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • I have an active FAFSA or CAFSA on file** and identified MSU Denver as my school using school code 001360.

Summer Course Eligibility

If you start in the summer term, you will receive your first award in fall. If you take spring, summer, and fall courses in any year, you will still receive two awards; one for fall and one for spring.

How Does the Continuing Online Scholarship Renew?

Your scholarship will renew automatically, and you will receive $500 every fall and spring until graduation* when you:

*Awards are subject to available funding.

**The FAFSA/CAFSA is not required for certificate students since they are not financial aid eligible.

All Online Undergraduate Degrees Are Eligible for the Renewable Scholarships

Review the list of MSU Denver online undergraduate programs and choose the one that's right for you. You must enroll in an online degree or online certificate to be eligible for an online scholarship.

Online Undergraduate Degrees