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Engineering Learning Community S-STEM Scholarships available for new freshmen

Earn up to $20,000 over two years

Planning to study engineering at CU Denver? Do you want to learn with like-minded students? Join the Engineering Learning Community in the College of Engineering and Applied Science and apply for up to $10,000 in scholarships per year, for two years, funded by the National Science Foundation S-STEM program. Students in the Engineering Learning Community take classes designed to complement one another and to support success of first-year engineering students. Benefits of this learning community include a connected curriculum that fosters collaboration and community, as well as smaller class sizes. 

To be considered for Engineering Learning Community Scholarships students must:

  • be admitted to an engineering program at CU Denver
  • demonstrate financial need - visit fafsa.gov to complete  your FAFSA (school code 004508)

Preference is given to students who

  • have at least a 3.5 high school GPA (weighted)
  • receive at least a 26 composite ACT score with a 27 math or 1240 composite SAT score with a 640 math

 

This project is part of a multi-institution “STEM Urban Collaboratory.”

Required Courses, First Semester*

  • MATH 1401 - Calculus I*
  • ENGL 1020 - Core Composition I*
  • ENGR 1208 - Interdisciplinary First-Year Experience

*Qualified students may register for Calculus 2 and Core Composition 2.

The Engineering Learning Community spans two semesters; scholarships are renewable for up to two years. All courses apply to your engineering degree. 

NOTE: Participation in the Engineering Learning Community does not guarantee a scholarship. 

Email engineering@ucdenver.edu with questions or for more information.