To be eligible for the MARC U-STAR scholarship, you must be:

  • A CU Denver student
  • A rising junior (with approximately 60 credits)
  • Eligible for honors in your major (this is typically based on your GPA)
  • Interested in a research career
  • Interested in earning a Ph.D. in the behavioral or biomedical sciences
  • A member of a group traditionally underrepresented in behavioral or biomedical sciences.

If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact us! E-mail us at

Full Application Please note: The deadline for this application is Friday, March 16th at 5:00 PM - Good Luck!