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Do you want a chance to get ahead of the game and shorten your time until graduation?


Do you want to build the skills to succeed in college and learn about career development?

The A.C.E. Scholarship will:

  • Cover in-state tuition and fees for 6 credits hours of General Studies, Major, or Minor courses over the summer.
  • Provide a series of weekly skill-building sessions throughout the summer to increase your tools for success. Workshops will likely take place virtually depending on safety precautions this summer.
  • Get you connected to an MSU Denver staff member to help you on your academic journey.


  • No more than 30 credits earned by the end of the spring semester preceding the summer the scholarship will be applied to.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.0-3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Qualify for in-state tuition.
  • Be a degree seeking student.
  • Have a fully completed financial aid file for 2020-2021.
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits hours for the spring preceding the summer the scholarship will be applied to.
  • Making satisfactory academic progress (not on SAP)
  • Not be in default or owe any refund/repayment or federal, state, or institutional fund 

To Apply

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Step 1: Fill out the MSU Denver General Scholarship Application

Step 2: Check “Yes” to the question “Are you interested in taking classes the summer of 2021?”


Contact Lauren Koppel: [email protected] or 303-605-5419