Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship will open July 2021.


About the 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 student populations who are legal residents of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Scholars will be awarded a 2 year scholarship of $4000 per year. 


Who is eligible?

At Colorado State University, we offer the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program to students entering in the fall 2021 with demonstrated financial need calculated using the FAFSA and who meet one of the following criteria:

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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Plan to enroll full-time at Colorado State University, Fort Collins campus during the 2019-2020 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 2023).
  • 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.

How do I apply?

Complete an application for the Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship by August 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Visit your RamWeb or CSU Academic Works** for the application!

What They Say : BOS

“Student Achievement 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.” “Student Achievement 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. Student Achievement staff have done a great job of keeping (me) informed and up to date.” “Student Achievement staff really strive to help you whenever you need help or get you the help you need” “Student Achievement staff are always there to offer advice, guidance, and they are the best resource on campus to point you in the right direction”