Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid

Students on the MSU Denver at DIME program are eligible to apply for financial aid. All students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA no later than April 1st for the following fall.

When completing a FAFSA, please make sure to add MSU Denver's school code: 001360


MSU Denver at DIME

MSU Denver at DIME is able to offer a number of full and partial scholarships for the Bachelor of Arts in Music programs offered. We are committed to offer scholarships to musicians, songwriters, and entrepreneurs who are most in need.

Requirements: Students must have submitted a FAFSA or  and completed all requirements through MSU Denver's Office of Financial Aid. Students must complete the paper application and submit a 1000-word personal statement to be considered. 

Application for Fall 2020: COMING SOON!


These funds are awarded based on a first-come first-served basis.

Requirements: Students must have submitted a FAFSA and have a complete financial aid file with MSU Denver's Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours, and in their first bachelor's degree. Students must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher at MSU Denver from your last semester / high school / the most recent institution you attended. For more information, click here.


The MSU Denver Foundation offers hundreds of privately funded scholarships to students every year, based on academics, achievement and financial need.

Requirements: Students must apply through MSU Denver's online application system. The priority deadline to complete the general scholarship application process is March 1stalthough students are encouraged to submit after this date through to November 1st. Applications received on or before March 1st are given priority consideration.


Raise-Me Micro Scholarships

Sign up for free and earn up to $4000 in scholarships from MSU Denver for your high school achievements! This program allows you to earn scholarships to MSU Denver while you are still in high school. When MSU Denver awards student scholarships on RaiseMe, we are guaranteeing these scholarships will be included in your financial aid package after you are admitted.

Requirements: Complete your RaiseMe profile by March 1st of your senior year and be sure to follow MSU Denver! Students must apply for admission to MSU Denver by July 1st, have a high school GPA of 3.25 or better (maintain a 2.0 at MSU for annual renewal), be a Colorado resident, be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per term. For more information, click here. 

External Scholarships

List published by MSU Denver HERE.


Students that are interested in applying for a work-study job at DIME Denver should get in touch with us! Call us at 303-623-1600 or email [email protected] for more information.