Grants are financial aid that does not have to be repaid. The grant amount is based on financial:

  • Need
  • Cost of attendance
  • Enrollment status

To be eligible for grants you must:

Award NameTypical AwardWho's Eligible?Selection Criteria
Colorado Student Grant$1500Undergraduate students, Colorado residentsBased on financial need and available funding
Colorado Graduate Grant$3000Graduate students, Colorado residentsBased on financial need and available funding
CSU Tuition Assistance Grant (formerly Commitment to Colorado)VariesUndergraduate students, Colorado residentsBased on financial need and available funding
Federal Pell Grant
(2017-2018)
$606-$5920
Undergraduate students who do not have a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent, Colorado residents and non-residentsBased on financial need using federal formula [more information]
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant$1000Undergraduate students, Colorado residents, and non-residentsBased on financial need and available funding; highest financial need to financial aid applicants; must have been awarded a Federal Pell Grant; for more information, visit the U.S. Department of Education.