Business School Offers Prestigious Esteemed Business School Student Scholarship


Esteemed Business School Student Scholarship

The Excellence in Business Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship offered by the CU Denver Business School. The scholarship is designed to retain Colorado’s best and brightest graduating high school seniors in the state and to bring these talented students to the Business School. Incoming Fall freshmen who graduate at the top of their high school class are encouraged to apply.

Scholarships are awarded to Colorado resident incoming freshmen based upon ACT/SAT scores, high school GPA, class rank, and scholarship essay. Award amounts will vary from $20,000 to $10,000 and will be based upon a combined score of all factors. Students who score in the 90th percentile of the ACT/SAT may be eligible for a $20,000 award while those who score in the 87th percentile of the ACT/SAT may be eligible for a $10,000 award.

The Esteemed Business School Student Scholarship is extremely competitive and not all students who meet eligibility requirements will receive an award. Awards will be dispersed in equal incremental amounts, annually, over a four-year period. To continue to receive annual funds under this scholarship, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours during the Fall and Spring semesters, and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Key information about this scholarship:

  • Open to graduating high school Colorado residents
  • Incoming new freshmen who enroll full time in the Fall semester
  • Minimum ACT score of 87th percentile
  • $20,000 and $10,000 award levels