Our Opportunities

Deadline: The scholarship application for 2021-22 opens October 1, 2020 and will be accepted through the priority deadline of December 31, 2020. This is the date by which you should complete the General Application, any Supplemental Applications, or any individual scholarship applications to receive consideration. Any applications submitted after this date may be considered for later opportunities.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors. Students selected to receive a scholarship will receive an email with instructions for next steps to accept their scholarship online.

Actions: Upon completion of the General Application and any Supplemental Applications, you will be automatched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found by viewing Recommended Opportunities from the Opportunities tab.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Bud Francis Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the construction management or technology programs. The student must be enrolled full...
This scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Burkey Family Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained a GPA of at least 2.5.
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies per year Business Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship goes to students enrolled in the CMU Business department.
This scholarship goes to students enrolled in the CMU Business department.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies per year
Ended
Varies Byron Evers Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full time junior or senior working towards a degree in the Mass Communications Program.
This scholarship will be awarded to a full time junior or senior working...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000.00 Caitlyn Lear Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing program at Colorado Mesa University on the Montrose Campus.
This scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
Varies Campus Design Studio Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Junior or Senior who has attained a GPA of at least 3.0 and is a majoring in Graphic Design.
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Junior or Senior who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$800 per year Carl and Betty Wahlberg Partners Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained a GPA of at least 2.5 and is currently, or has been, a Jr Partner in the...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $800 per year
Ended
1,300 Carol Nowka Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program who demonstrate financial need and are...
This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the Bachelor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1,300
Ended
Varies Carolyn D. Love Scholarship - Art
This scholarship goes to a full time student majoring in Art with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
This scholarship goes to a full time student majoring in Art with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carolyn D. Love Scholarship - Music
This scholarship goes to a full time Music major with a 3.0 GPA.
This scholarship goes to a full time Music major with a 3.0 GPA.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Celeste Colgan Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship has been established to provide support to students attending Colorado Mesa University intending to study or intern abroad....
This scholarship has been established to provide support to students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 per year Chadwick, Steinkirchner, Davis & Co.,P.C. Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time accounting student with a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time accounting student with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 per year
Ended
Varies Chet Enstrom Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with the class ranking of Sophomore or above. Student must have attained a GPA of at least...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with the class...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Chris and Connie Jouflas Family Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has attained a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicants may be full or part-time students in any field of...
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has attained a GPA of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 per year Chuck and Jeanie Thomas Scholarship
This award will be given to a student who has a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates financial need, and has performed a significant amount of...
This award will be given to a student who has a minimum of a 3.0 GPA,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 per year
Ended
$1,000 per year Clair Clayton Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in good academic standing who is a resident of Colorado and is also Handicapped as a result...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in good academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 per year
Ended
$700.00 per year Clara Boss Steele Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full or part-time student who has attained a GPA of at least 3.0 and is studying violin. Preference will be...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full or part-time student who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700.00 per year
Ended
One-Half Tuition and Fees per year Clyde and Helen Stonebrink Agriculture Scholarship
The scholarship goes to a student who is a U.S. resident, with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and has demonstrated in writing how they will use their...
The scholarship goes to a student who is a U.S. resident, with a minimum...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: One-Half Tuition and Fees per year
Ended
Variable amount of awards CMU Academic Grant - Biology
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Biology, is a resident of the State of Colorado, and has...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable amount of awards
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Business
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in any of the Business Department programs, is a resident of the...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics, is a resident of...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Health Sciences
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in any of the Health Science programs, is a resident of the...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Kinesiology
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Kinesiology, is a resident of the State of Colorado, and has...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Languages, Literature and Communication
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Languages, Literature and Communications, is a resident of...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Mechanical Engineering
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Mechanical Engineering, is a resident of the State of...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Physical & Environmental Sciences
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Physical & Environmental Sciences, is a resident of the State...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Social and Behavioral Sciences
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Social and Behavioral Sciences, is a resident of the State of...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Academic Grant - Teacher Education
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in any of the Center for Teacher Education programs, is a...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
$230.00 CMU Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to an Accounting major.
This scholarship will be awarded to an Accounting major.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $230.00
Ended
Varies per year CMU Alumni Association Scholarship
This endowment is intended for a full-time, Senior student who has attained a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrates financial need.
This endowment is intended for a full-time, Senior student who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies per year
Ended
$500.00 per year CMU Alumni Ceramic Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Junior or Senior who has attained a GPA of at least 3.0 and is a Studio Arts major focusing on...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Junior or Senior who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00 per year
Ended
Varies CMU Distinguished Percussion Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in good academic standing who is majoring in Music. The student’s primary instrument should...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in good academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies CMU Emeriti/Retired Staff Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained a GPA of at least 2.5.
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Talent Grant - Art
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Art, is a resident of the State of Colorado, and has attained...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Talent Grant - Creative Writing
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student participating in the talent area of Creative Writing, is a resident of...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Talent Grant - Dance
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Dance, is a resident of the State of Colorado, and has...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Talent Grant - Music
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student participating in any area of the Music program, is a resident of the...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
Determined by funds available. CMU Talent Grant - Theatre/Drama
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours) student majoring in Theatre/Drama, is a resident of the State of Colorado, and...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time (12 credit hours)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Determined by funds available.
Ended
$1,500.00 Colorado Plateau Horseman's Hall of Fame Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled full-time at Western Colorado Community College or Colorado Mesa University. The student...
The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled full-time at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
Variable amount Colorado Restaurant Assn (CO West Chapter) Scholarship
This award goes to students that are in the Culinary Arts Program.
This award goes to students that are in the Culinary Arts Program.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable amount
Ended
Varies Connie Mcintire-Altrusa Scholarship Endowment
This award goes to a student attending the Montrose campus and has demonstrated financial need.
This award goes to a student attending the Montrose campus and has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Copeland Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student that is enrolled full time, has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and is studying in a healthcare related...
This scholarship will be awarded to a student that is enrolled full...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Variable amount Cornelison Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship goes to students enrolled at WCCC.
This scholarship goes to students enrolled at WCCC.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable amount
Ended
$0.00 COSI Displaced Worker Scholarship
This scholarship is available to new or returning students (not continuing students) starting at Colorado Mesa University or Western Colorado...
This scholarship is available to new or returning students (not...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$0.00 COSI Scholarship
This scholarship will go toward Colorado students (legal US citizens who are Colorado residents) who qualify up to 250% Pell eligible and...
This scholarship will go toward Colorado students (legal US citizens who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1000 per year (based upon funds available) Craig and Joanna Little Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained a GPA of at least 2.5. Student must be a single mother with at least one...
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has attained...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 per year (based upon funds available)
Ended
$2,000 per year Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C. Scholarship
The Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C. Scholarship goes to a Junior or Senior Accounting student. The recipient must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
The Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C. Scholarship goes to a Junior or Senior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 per year
Ended
$8,000 over two years Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (TRIO-SSS participants)
Colorado Mesa University (CMU) has been awarded a Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship grant. The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship...
Colorado Mesa University (CMU) has been awarded a Daniels Fund Boundless...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $8,000 over two years
Ended
Varies David M. Gardner Memorial Scholarship - Computer Science, Math & Physical Science
This scholarship will be awarded to one full-time student who has graduated from a high school in Mesa County. The student must have attained a GPA...
This scholarship will be awarded to one full-time student who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies David M. Gardner Memorial Scholarship - WCCC
This scholarship will be awarded to one WCCC student who graduated from a high school in Mesa County. The WCCC student must be pursuing an...
This scholarship will be awarded to one WCCC student who graduated from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended