Graduate Scholarships

Application Deadline

The scholarship deadline is April 1, unless otherwise noted. The standard scholarship deadline for the 2022-2023 year has been extended to Friday April 15th, 11:59pm MDT.

Scholarship Requirements

To be considered for Naropa's institutional scholarships, students must meet the following criteria by the scholarship application deadline:

  • Be admitted into a degree program
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours each term
  • Scholarships are awarded for students who start in the summer or fall of the coming academic year (exception: Naropa Honor Scholarship and Naropa Presidential Scholarship may be awarded to eligible students starting their program in the spring)
  • Have a cumulative 3.5 GPA (returning students only)
  • Have a complete FAFSA on file or International Student Aid Application for the applicable year
  • The 2022-2023 aid applications are based on 2020 tax information

Additional Information

  • Scholarships range from $500 to $25,000 per academic year
  • Receiving more than one institutional scholarship could
    affect your eligibility for, or the amounts of, other forms of aid, including scholarship awards

Scholarships by Nomination

Students who meet the above listed scholarship requirements are automatically considered for the following awards. No separate application or materials are required to be considered.

Non Program-Specific Awards

Art Therapy

Religious Studies

Wilderness Therapy

Scholarships Requiring Applications

Students who meet the above listed scholarship requirements must submit a separate application and/or written materials to be considered for the following awards. Required materials will be detailed in the scholarship description for each award.

Non Program-Specific Awards

Contemplative Psychotherapy & Buddhist Psychology

Jack Kerouac School

Master of Divinity & Religious Studies

Apply for Scholarships

  • New students receive their username and password via email after submitting their Admissions Application
  • Naropa scholarship application
  • Students must be logged in to access the application (using MyNaropa credentials)

Outside Scholarships

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