RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship

The RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship provides opportunities for post-secondary education to outstanding Colorado high school seniors pursuing a degree in science, mathematics, or engineering. This highly competitive scholarship rewards students for exceptional achievement, above and beyond their peers.


  • Graduating from a Colorado high school during the current spring term
  • Intending to pursue a science, mathematics, or engineering degree at a college or university in the United States
  • Have an unweighted cumulative GPA of at least 3.75
  • Have a score of at least 31 composite on the ACT or a math and critical reading combined score of 1400 or above on the SAT
    • While some schools are test-optional, applying for this opportunity requires that you provide an ACT or SAT as stated above.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Planning to enroll at an accredited college or university in the United States for the upcoming fall semester/term


Scholarships will be awarded once a year through a competitive process based on: 

  • academics 
  • extracurricular activities and leadership  
  • commitment to the field/passion for the work 
  • financial need 
  • a strong aptitude for science, mathematics, or engineering 

Financial need and any significant challenges that have been overcome to achieve excellence will also be considered.

Additional information

NOTE: Students who have a relative (parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, brother, or sister) who is employed by RBC Wealth Management or The Denver Foundation are NOT ELIGIBLE for this scholarship. 

Scholarship awards will be paid directly to a recipient’s educational institution and can be used toward tuition, fees, and other required educational expenses for full-time undergraduate study only. Please note that award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship policies of a recipient’s college or university. Awards must be used during the upcoming academic year. 

How to apply 

  1. Read through the eligibility to confirm you meet the requirements for the scholarship opportunity 
  2. Prepare and submit the following items: 
    1. Resume 
    2. Transcript 
    3. One essay 
      1. Please describe what you would like to study in college, what inspired your interest in this area, and what you hope to achieve with this degree.