Financial Aid Graduate Scholarships

General Scholarships

Unless otherwise noted, you must use the UNC Universal Scholarship Application to apply for the following scholarships. Students in off-campus cash funded programs through the Office of Extended Studies are not eligible for institutional scholarships listed here.

Assistance league of Greeley Single Parent Scholarship

Full-time freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student; single parent residing in Weld County with financial need; 3.0 GPA undergraduates; 3.5 GPA graduate. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Candelaria Scholarship Fund for Hispanic Students

Hispanic Student who is a first generation college attendee, 3.0 GPA, low income eligibility must be demonstrated. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Fleta Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to an outstanding full-time graduate student. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Cross Family Memorial

Awarded annually to an outstanding full-time graduate student. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Facilities Management Scholarship

Be enrolled at least part-time; relative or dependent of a UNC Facilities management employee; demonstrate commitment to community service; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

Flood & Peterson Scholars Award Fund

Full-Time graduate student; Colorado resident; show academic performance and future potential. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Graduate Faculty Merit Fellowships

Admitted graduate students; Masters or Specialists, 3.25 GPA; Doctoral, 3.5GPA; professional accomplishments, letters of recommendation, and resume required. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Living Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding full-time graduate student. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Richard and Chris Monfort Graduate Fellowships

Admitted graduate students; Masters, 3.25 GPA; Specialist or Doctoral, 3.5 GPA; professional accomplishments, letters of recommendation, and resume required. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Martha Petrov Scholarship

Student with demonstrated financial need To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Arthur and June Reynolds Graduate School Scholarship

Full-time student; shall be enrolled in or accepted to the Graduate School and have satisfied their general requirements. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Stryker Institute for Leadership Development Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate students, particularly women, non-traditional or form underrepresented groups; academic merit; involvement in community; substantial financial need; commitment to participate in Institute activities that help develop leadership skills. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

College Specific Scholarships

Unless otherwise noted, you must use the UNC Universal Scholarship Application to apply for the following scholarships.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Bardos Family School Psychology Scholarship

Graduate or doctoral psychology student with a GPA of 3.5 or greater and enrolled in classes on the Greeley campus or at an alternative site (i.e. Denver or online). To Apply - >UNC Universal Scholarship Application

Alvin E. Barnhart Scholarship

Admitted graduate student in Elementary Education. Maintain 3.2 GPA or above. Demonstrate financial need and commitment to the teaching profession. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

Bresnahan/Halstead Scholarship (College of Education)

Full-time graduate student in Special Education: Severe Needs, Cognitive, or Profound; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Linda Coulthard-Morris Psychology Scholarship

Graduate students in the Master's or Doctoral programs in the School of Psychological Sciences; 3.5 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Educational Technology Scholarship

Full-time (9 or more credit hours); maintain minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrate commitment to professional service. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Elementary Education Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to an elementary education program. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Forness Minority Scholarship in Special Education of Children with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Undergraduate or graduate Special Education student from under-represented or minority group with interest in special education for children or adolescents with emotional or behavioral disorders; must demonstrate financial need. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Nicholas A. Glaser Memorial Fund

Graduate students pursuing a Master of Arts in Reading; 3.0 GPA; to be used for attendance at the Annual Conference of the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Cosmo F. & Antoinette V. Guido Research Scholarship in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership

Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Ph. D. student conducting research on issues related to diversity and social justice prior to the comprehensive exam. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Gregory Hannah Doctoral Research Award

School psychology doctoral student selected by the Doctoral Research Fund Committee from school psychology faculty. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Vangie & Ed Hansen Clinical Psychology Scholarship

Full-time non-traditional female student enrolled in the Clinical Counseling program. Must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or greater with financial need. To ApplyUNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Beatrice Heimerl Education Research & Statistics Graduate Fellowship

Full-time graduate student; emphasis in educational research and statistics or applied statistics and research methods with a 3.0 GPA or better. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Kephart Scholarship

Full-time graduate student in Special Education: Moderate Needs; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Bernie Kinnick Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Award

Recipients shall be Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership students gathering and or analyzing data for their dissertation; shall have approval or doctoral committee to proceed with the topic for the dissertation To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Clara Lloyd Early Childhood/Special Education Scholarship

Major in Special Education or Early Childhood Education. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Emma Lubbers Master of Arts in Teaching Scholarship

1st or 2nd generation student who is a current teacher enrolled in the Master of Arts teaching program; GPA of 3.5 or greater. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

Arno H. Luker Scholarship for the Benefit of Graduate Students Studying Psychology and/or Counseling

Full-time graduate student in psychology and/or counseling; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

MacCracken Memorial Scholarship

Graduate student in elementary and/or middle school science or science teacher education; prefer elementary and/or middle school teaching experience. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Paul McKee Scholarship Award

Elementary Education graduate student; show performance, future promise, and ability in field; career objective in classroom teaching and scholarly activity in higher education. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Ted Oppelt Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Award

Higher Education Student Affairs Leadership (HESAL) Ph.D.; 3.5+ GPA; enrolled in six (6) or more credit hours per semester.  To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Augusta Klavon Oyster Scholarship

Admitted female students in masters program in elementary of middle school education, having completed 9 credit hours of course work within 12 month period. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Arthur R. Partridge Educational Leadership Scholarship

Full-time graduate student; financial assistance provided to diligent recipients to complete education. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Post Baccalaureate Scholarship

Graduate student with a 3.5 GPA in the Post Graduate Program To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Professional Psychology Scholarship

Good standing in either a Professional Psychology Master's degree program or Ed.S program; nominated by a Professional Psychology faculty member; completed at least one year of his or her program. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

H. Robert Reinert Fellowship in Special Education

Admitted full-time; Masters or Doctoral student in Special Education; maintain 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Scholars Helping Scholars Graduate Fellowships

Admitted full-time graduate student committed to teaching and/or leadership role in K-12 schools; Master's or Specialist with 3.25 GPA; Doctoral with 3.5 GPA; demonstrated financial need; priority given to minority applicants. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Dean & Karen Schroeder Applied Psychology & Counselor Education Scholarship

Graduate student with at least one semester of experience in an Applied Psychology & Counselor Education program; demonstrated dedication & enthusiasm about Applied Psychology and/or Counselor Education through scholarly activities, community involvement or participation in professional organizations. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered

Dr. Jack Shaw Fund in College Student Personnel Administration

Awarded annually to a deserving student. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Lester J. Skaggs Memorial Scholarship

Masters student enrolled in School Counseling (K-12) Program. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Violet Elliott Stenson Education Award

Graduate student in the College of Education in good academic standing. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Dorothie Weigandt Stillwell Scholarship

Graduate student in the College of Education pursuing a degree in Special Education. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Dr. Kathryn Whitaker Educational Leadership Scholarship

Masters, EdS or doctoral students in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Program; registered for minimum of six semester hours in two concurrent semesters To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

College Of Humanities and Social Sciences

Unless otherwise noted, you must use theUNC Universal Scholarship Application to apply for the following scholarships.

Oliver M. Dickerson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a major in history. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Rocky Mountain Chapter of GITA Scholarship

Full-time graduate or undergraduate student whose degree program focuses on the use of Geographix Information System/GeoSpatial Information Technology; preference will be given to students with a 3.5 GPA or better. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Hazel E. Johnson Award

Awarded annually to a major in history. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

College Of Natural and Health Sciences

Unless otherwise noted, you must use theUNC Universal Scholarship Application to apply for the following scholarships.

Brenahan/Halstead Scholarship (College of Health and Human Sciences)

Full-time student; graduate level admission to either the masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling (with or without the Vocational Evaluation emphasis) or the Ph.D. in Human Rehabilitation; possess a strong interest in working with or conducting training and/or research on individuals with cognitive or profound special needs; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Kristen Brown Nursing Scholarship

Masters or PHD nursing student; must demonstrate financial need. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application & FAFSA

Kristen Brown-Crower Honorary Nursing Scholarship

Graduate students in the Master's or Doctoral programs in the School of Nursing To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Communication Disorders Alumni Award

Recipients shall be first-year graduate student(s) with awards being made to Audiology students during even years and to Speech-Language Pathology students during odd years; if a student is eligible from the assigned discipline for that year, the scholarship can be given to a student from the other discipline; recipients shall be ranked highest after the admissions review process completed by the faculty in Audiology and Speech- Language Sciences; students awarded Graduate Assistant (GA) positions are not eligible. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Edgren Family Scholarship

Full-time students; one recipient shall be in Speech Pathology and one recipient shall be in Audiology; 3.0 GPA To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Cheryl Fagerberg Memorial Scholarship

Graduate student in applied statistics with strong desire to support the department of Applied Statistics; priority given to Colorado students. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Gift of Gardens: Nursing Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate nursing student To Apply - - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Loretta Jones Scholarship

Doctoral Chemistry student with preference given to international students; award may be used for tuition, fees, books or housing expenses. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

MacCracken Memorial Scholarship

Graduate student in elementary and/or middle school science or science teacher education; prefer elementary and/or middle school teaching experience. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Sharon Lee Parker Cancer Rehabilitation Scholarship

Full-time graduate student in the School of Sport and Exercise Science, with emphasis in exercise physiology and GPA of 3.0 or greater; must work at UNC's Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Vinnie Scalia Memorial Scholarship

Undergraduate & Graduate students with GPA of 3.0 or greater; majoring in nursing, human rehabilitation, dietetics, audiology, gerontology or recreation To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

Gerald D. Schmidt Memorial Biology Scholarship

Student in biological science; pursuing content research. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Shropshire Geology Student Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate student in the geology program To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Sport & Exercise Science Alumni Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Sport & Exercise Science with GPA of 3.5 or greater. To Apply - UNC Universal Scholarship Application

Robert Sund Memorial Award

Graduate student with the intent of becoming a certified science teacher and/or furthering career in science education; shows promise and/or financial need. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Ellen C. Veed Scholarship

Student majoring in math To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Dr. Albert M. Winchester Graduate Fellowship in Biology

Biological sciences; minimum 3.0 GPA from undergraduate college. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Winograd Graduate Nursing Scholarship

Resident of Colorado; graduate student already admitted; either full or part-time in the Nursing education program within the UNC School of Nursing. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

College Of Performing and Visual Arts

Unless otherwise noted, you must use theUNC Universal Scholarship Application to apply for the following scholarships.

JPMorgan Chase Graduate Fellowship in Music Technology

Graduate music technology student; special consideration given to low income and minority candidates; show academic achievement, creative and performance ability, and potential for future development. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Charmaine Purdy Coppom Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate or graduate female student; 3.0 GPA; be a mezzo-sorano in the voice program in the School of Music working on a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, or Doctor of Arts degree. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Elze Daugherty Memorial Scholarship

Full-time graduate student in music education, who display potential and commitment to Music education; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Dr. James Fittz Cello Scholarship

School of Music major with emphasis in cello and GPA of 3.0 or greater. Student must demonstrate consistent commitment to accomplishment in cello performance ability with recommendation by the cello department & approval from the string family.To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Taryn Galow Scholarship

Female student majoring in double bass in the School of Music working on a Bachelor of Music Performance, Bachelor of Music Education or Master of Music Program. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Bill & Carol Gossard Scholarship

Deserving student in the School of Music. To Apply - - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Grand Mesa Music Publishers Brass Scholarship

Music education major; Freshman must submit a letter of reference from a music instructor with application; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Edna M. Hoyder Memorial Music Scholarship in Voice

Music Students majoring in voice; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Virginia Mckrill Husman Piano Scholarship

Music major with piano emphasis; awarded to a student base solely on merit, without regard to financial status, limitations, or eligibility for financial assistance. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Robert James Award

Continuing graduate music student in at least second semester of degree program; show commitment to the profession of music education, excellent academic progress; priority to teachers of orchestral stringed instruments in the elementary and/or secondary schools. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Adolph Lesser Scholarship

Full-time students enrolled in the School of Music with GPA of 3.0 or greater; must demonstrate talent & play woodwind or brass instrument To Apply - Contact the UNC College of Performing and Visual Arts.

Ed Nelson Memorial Jazz Scholarship

Music major; play an instrument in the UNC Jazz Ensemble; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Dwight Nofziger Award

Continuing music education graduate student who shows commitment to the profession of music education, general music or choral areas and academic excellence. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Nyla McNatt Penland Music Award

Junior, Senior, or graduate student majoring in music; good academic standing; demonstrated financial need; talent. To Apply - All eligible applicants will be considered & FAFSA

Walter Schenkman Piano Scholarship

Piano major student in the School of Music with a 3.0 GPA or greater; must demonstrate talent To Apply - Contact the UNC College of Performing & Visual Arts.

Anna N. Schmitz Memorial Scholarship

Full-time student; demonstrate positive Vocal potential; be in Voice program working towards a Bachelor or Music Education, Master of Music or Doctor of Arts; 3.0 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

The Kenneth Singleton Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate student who plays in a University band, is enrolled in applied lessons and displays outstanding musicianship and talent. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Eleanor W. Turner Award for Excellence in Music

Declared Music major at the Junior, Senior, or Graduate level; 3.0 GPA; award or merit. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

James Upton Music History Scholarship

Graduate Music History students; must maintain 3.5 GPA. To Apply - No application necessary. All eligible applicants will be considered.

Warren H. & Clemma S. Wiggett Scholarship

Student majoring in art & design. To Apply - Contact the UNC College of Performing & Visual Arts.

Winograd Graduate Scholarship in Performing and Visual Arts

Full-time music major; demonstrate need, promise, ability and performance. To Apply - All eligible applicants will be considered & FAFSA