Outside Financial Resources

CIC–TEP

Naropa University is a member of CIC–TEP (The Council of Independent Colleges–Tuition Exchange Program), which provides a way for students from families of full-time employees of CIC participating institutions to attend other CIC participating institutions tuition-free. Students contact their home college’s Human Resources Office for more information.

Privately Funded Scholarships

Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships and grants from private foundations.

Some recommended websites to aid students in their scholarship search: www.fastweb.com, www.zinch.com, and www.cappex.com

Rotary Scholarships

The Rotary Club annually awards scholarships to qualified students who are graduates of an accredited high school in Boulder County and who will be attending a Naropa-approved study abroad program.

State Aid

Eligible undergraduates who are Colorado residents may qualify for Colorado Student Grants or Colorado Work-Study. Students who are residents of other states should contact their state’s Department of Education to determine if they qualify for scholarships or grants from their state.

Colorado Merit Scholarship

Awarded to one or two Colorado resident undergraduates exhibiting academic merit and financial need that is significantly high, while being beyond the range for Pell Grant eligibility.

Colorado Student Grant

Awarded to full-time undergraduates with significant financial need (based on the FAFSA) who can document in-state status. Students may retain their Colorado-funded state aid in subsequent years, provided they maintain full-time status, maintain satisfactory progress, and continue to demonstrate significant financial need. They must also maintain state residency.

Colorado Work-Study

Colorado Work-Study is a state-funded employment program designed to allow Colorado resident undergraduates to earn funds to assist in attending eligible educational institutions in Colorado. Awarded to full-time undergraduates with significant financial need (based on the FAFSA) who can document in-state status. Students may work up to 20 hours per week while classes are in session.

Veterans Benefits

Naropa University is approved by the Colorado Office of Veterans Education and Training (COVET) for Veterans Education Benefits, and participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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