Apply for HSP

Differentiate yourself academically, find new challenges, and personalize your university experience by joining the Honors Scholars Program (HSP) at CU Denver. The certificate program provides highly motivated students with unique learning experiences aimed to stimulate curiosity and critical thinking with flexible and personalized learning options. This program is meant to help you achieve your educational goals by developing your talents, providing opportunities to explore your passions, and feeding your intellectual curiosity.

Are you a student who...

Wants to explore new and challenging topics in greater depth?
Would like to differentiate yourself academically?
Is self-motivated and likes to feel challenged and engaged?
Wants an individualized experience at the university?

Then HSP may be for you!


How to Apply

  • Current CU Denver student or newly admitted with a GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Students must begin the program before completing 105 credit hours
  • Students must maintain a 3.25 GPA or higher to maintain eligibility

If you are a current CU Denver student or have accepted admission to CU Denver for the upcoming terms, apply below for the Honors Scholars Program.


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Are you faculty or staff member with an amazing student... or a few?

Faculty and staff are invited to nominate a current CU Denver undergraduate for the Honors Scholars Program (HSP).

Nominate a Student

Complete this form to nominate a student for the Honors Scholars Program. Once you have submitted the form, we will contact the student directly.

Please indicate the course number, course section, and term/year the student was in your class

Thank you for taking time to nominate an outstanding student for the Honors Scholars Program.

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