Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

The Daniels Fund, established by cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, is a private charitable foundation dedicated to making life better for the people of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming through its grants program, scholarship program, and ethics initiative. Visit DanielsFund.org to learn more.


The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship benefits motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families. The scholarship is offered to non-traditional  students from defined students populations who are legal residents of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.



At Colorado State University, we offer the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program to students entering fall 2017 with demonstrated financial need calculated using the FAFSA and who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Adults learners
  • GED recipients
  • Former foster care youth
  • Returning military

To be eligible students must:

  • Plan to enroll full-time at Colorado State University, Fort Collins campus during the 2017-2018 academic year and subsequent academic years.  Full-time enrollment implies that a student is enrolled in at least 12 regular on-campus credits per semester.  Test-Out and Audited Courses are not considered regular on-campus credits.
  • Provide plan of study and be graduating within 2 years of enrolling at CSU (spring 2019).
  • To be eligible, an applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, as well as a legal resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.
  • Meet all scholarship requirements found on the application page


A 2 year scholarship of up to $5000 per year.


Applications will be available soon and will be accepted until Sunday, July 2nd at 11:59pm


Click here to apply!


Incomplete applications and/or Essays containing more than 2000 words total will NOT be considered. You may or may not be notified that your application is incomplete until the selection process is over, so we recommend that you check your application carefully to be sure it is complete prior to submitting it to the University.

What They Say : BOS

“CASA staff have always supported me and been available to help me. They helped me when I needed housing, when I needed help with my study abroad trip, and they have given me several contacts and resources to help me be a successful student.” “CASA staff have impacted my life. They identified and contacted me as an eligible student for various programs. I applied for and was awarded the Daniels Opportunity Scholarship. CASA staff have done a great job of keeping (me) informed and up to date.” “CASA staff really strive to help you whenever you need help or get you the help you need” “CASA staff are always there to offer advice, guidance, and they are the best resource on campus to point you in the right direction”