• You must apply online for each scholarship in which you are interested; we cannot take emailed or paper applications. The deadline is 11:59 PM on September 30th.
  • To complete the application, you will need to upload:
    • A current resume
    • A personal statement that addresses how you meet the scholarship criteria and lets the Review Committee know more about you and your plans in, and/or after, law school.
    • A copy of your most recent DU transcript - official or unofficial
      • For students in their first semester at Denver Law, transcripts should be from your undergraduate institution or prior law school
      • To get a free, unofficial DU transcript: Visit the Registrar's Office in room 235 and fill out the request form at the front desk (allow 1-2 business days for processing). This copy is preferable over the one that can be printed from PioneerWeb.
        • Please note: this free transcript copy is only available for the purpose of applying for Named Scholarships. All other unofficial transcripts must be requested through the "Law Student" tab in PioneerWeb.
    • Some scholarships require additional documents, read the scholarship description to determine if additional documents are necessary.
    • Scholarships that require that you have "financial need" can only be awarded to students who file a 2019-2020 FAFSA and demonstrate financial need. If you haven't already, you should file a FAFSA by September 30th.

Scholarship Information

  • We are collecting applications for 2 scholarships. All scholarships are for the Spring 2020 semester.
  • Scholarships are for tuition only.
  • Most scholarship decisions will be emailed out by the end of the Fall semester.
    • An email will be sent to all applicants once scholarship decisions have been made.

Select the type of scholarship you are interested in below or select "All Scholarships" to see all available scholarships.


  • No Financial Need: These scholarships do not require a FAFSA and are awarded regardless of financial need.
  • Diversity: These scholarships are for students from diverse backgrounds and include scholarships for: students from minority backgrounds, women, veterans, students with families, and first generation college students.
  • Public Service: These scholarships are for students who have shown a commitment to serving their community and/or plan to pursue careers in public service.



Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208