CWC Leadership Scholars
Join a Community of Leaders
Our cohort-based Leadership Scholars Program develops diverse, thoughtful, civically-responsible leaders who thrive at DU and beyond. Our program harnesses the open and supportive environment that is the legacy of the Colorado Women’s College.
50 In the 2021-2022 school year, there are 50 students in the program from different parts of the U.S. and the world!
100% All CWC Leadership Scholars are first-generation college students, people of color, and/or LGBTQ+.
96% Participants in the CWC Leadership Scholars program have a three-year 96% retention rate in the program and at DU overall cohorts.
Academic, community, and financial support for 15-20 incoming undergraduate students who identify as first-generation college students, students of color, and/or LBGTQ students
Up to $6,000 in scholarship funds per year for students with financial need
Community-based learning and problem solving across all four years of the program
Workshops and mentoring opportunities to develop workplace readiness and leadership skills
Numerous Scholars-specific events each quarter, including retreats in fall and winter, and engagement with CWC alumnae and networks
The CWC Leadership Scholars program offers empowerment and support with a sense of community and belonging to a larger purpose.