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What are Green and Gold Scholarships for Residents?

Colorado State University automatically awards Green and Gold Scholarships for Residents to eligible freshmen/first-year students who are residents of Colorado. No scholarship application needed! These scholarships can be renewed for up to four years, meaning you could earn up to $1,500 per semester, or up to $12,000 over the course of four years.

2021-2022 Scholarship Amount

Admitted students who are eligible will receive up to $1,500 per semester, or up to $12,000 over the course of four years.

Eligibility

  • Submit a complete application for admission by February 1 for a fall semester start or November 1 for a spring semester start. If a student starts classes in summer, the scholarship can’t be used until fall semester.
  • Be an incoming freshmen/first-year student.
  • Have a GPA of 3.8 or above.
  • Have a GPA that is the top 25% of students from your high school who also have been admitted to CSU.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory completion of a sequences of courses that meet Colorado Higher Education Admissions Recommendations.
  • Be a resident of Colorado.
  • Be admitted to a full-time, degree-seeking program on CSU’s main campus. CSU Online students are not eligible.

Get more details from the Office of Financial Aid

Learn more about earning the Green and Gold Scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIPS DETAILS