Scholarships and grants are awards based on academic performance, program of study, leadership potential, other talents and/or financial need (based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid- FAFSA) and do not need to be repaid. 

Scholarships and Grants are limited for graduate students, but we encourage you to review current available options below and seek out all opportunities, including external scholarships. 


Institutional Scholarships

RegisInspired Scholarship

Regis University awards $500 scholarships to up to 200 students annually, who are accepted and registered at least three weeks prior to each start date. 

To Enter:
1. Snap a photo that captures how your education at Regis will positively impact your life or the lives around you.
2. Along with your photo, write a quick message of less than 25 words with the academic program you are pursuing at Regis.
3. Post it to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter using #RegisInspired.

Winners will be announced two weeks prior to each class start date.
Still need to apply? Complete your application today.

Scholarship Criteria

• Must be admitted and registered three weeks prior to classes starting for your intended start date in a Regis undergraduate or graduate accelerated or online degree program. Excludes students pursuing programs or classes as "non-degree seeking".
• Must be starting a new degree program (not for current students who started in previous terms). If you are selected and choose to drop your courses, you forfeit your scholarship. It cannot be carried to a new term. This is a one-time only scholarship to be awarded in your first term or semester.
• Up to 200 winners selected annually. The scholarship committee must be able to locate your entry through #RegisInspired on social media and identify who you are, and your academic program, for consideration.

Alumni Scholarship

Alumni recognize the need to financially support future graduate students and have established a scholarship fund to support their academic endeavors. The scholarship is available for first-time, graduate degree seeking students who have applied and been accepted to a Regis graduate degree program in the current academic year. (The award year begins May and runs through April.) The scholarship is awarded in August.

Regis University will award one scholarship up to $1,250 to a student enrolled as a new graduate student in any graduate degree seeking program. To be eligible for the Alumni Supported Graduate Degree Scholarship, a student will:

• Demonstrate commitment to the community through community service/volunteer work.
• Meet the admission requirements of the graduate academic program the student wishes to pursue at Regis.
• Be a new graduate student for the current academic year.
Alumni Scholarship Application

Doctor of Pharmacy Scholarships

$250,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to incoming Doctor of Pharmacy students. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, university mission fit, and diversity. All students admitted to the program are considered for the scholarships and notified with their admission decision if selected. These scholarships are spread out over eight semesters and applied towards tuition. 

DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP 
$25,000 spread out over 8 semesters.

MAGIS SCHOLARSHIP
$10,000 spread out over 8 semesters.

CURA PERSONALIS SCHOLARSHIP
Books for program (awarded in first year) up to $1000 spread out over 8 semesters.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarships

$200,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to incoming Doctor of Physical Therapy students. Ten Dean's Scholarships in the amount of $20,000 per scholarship to each incoming class are awarded based on academic achievement, university mission fit, and diversity. All students admitted to the program are considered for the scholarships and notified with their admission decision if selected. These scholarships are spread out over eight semesters and applied towards tuition. There is not a separate application for this – it is included review of admission application and essays.

NOTORIANNI SCHOLARSHIPS
This is an award for first year students AFTER their first year (Admissions does not manage this award, FYI – but here is info): Notarianni Family Scholarship in Memory of Elissa A. Notarianni (Notarianni Family and SoPT) Awarded to a first year student (application based, deadline June) Requirements for Application: Applicant must be in good academic standing upon completion of his/her first semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.25.

Applicant must have a demonstrated financial need.
Applicant must have submitted a FAFSA to the Federal Processor prior to March 5 of the current year.
Applicant must include a cover letter requesting consideration for the scholarship. 

Applicant must submit a three-page essay that: 

1) Describes the importance of basic sciences in the practice of physical therapy discussing the role of the basic sciences in the applicant’s personal and professional development at Regis University. 
2) Includes a personal introduction of the applicant, sharing his/her family background, current dependents, and financial need. 
3) Describes the potential impact to his/her education, should the scholarship be awarded.

Computer & Information Sciences Graduate Scholarship

The College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) recognizes the need to financially support future CC&IS graduate students and have established a scholarship fund to support their academic endeavors. The scholarship is available for first-time, graduate degree seeking students who have applied and been accepted to a CC&IS graduate degree program in the current academic year. (The award year begins May and runs through April.) The scholarship is awarded in August.
Application Deadline: July 18, 2018 by 5 p.m.
Graduate Degree Scholarship Application

External Scholarships

Students may search for scholarships through external databases (those not endorsed by or connected to Regis University) for additional scholarship opportunities. Students may find outside databases including, but not limited to:


Throughout the year we receive information regarding private scholarships and post them to our external scholarship database HERE. This is not exhaustive and information is subject to change. Please contact the scholarship organization listed for more information.

Grants

Colorado Graduate Grant

Colorado Graduate Grants are state funds awarded to Colorado resident graduate students with high financial need who are enrolled in degree programs identified as critical careers by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE). Eligible students can receive up to $5,000 annually and must file the FAFSA and document Colorado residency by submitting a completed Colorado Residency Form for graduate students. 

Federal Teach Grant

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides up to $4,000 per year ($16,000 total for 4-year programs) in grants for students who commit to teach:

• Full-time
• In high-need subject areas
• For at least four years
• At schools that serve low-income families

Graduate students may be eligible for $4,000 per year ($8,000 total) with this same commitment to teach.

Note: If you fail to complete the four-year teaching obligation, you are required to repay the grant with interest. Please visit www.regis.edu/faforms to find the TEACH Grant application.