University of Denver

Student Success Requirements, 2018-19

DSF wants you to succeed as you pursue your education, and in partnership with the University of Denver DSF Scholars are provided with additional support on campus to help you be successful. DSF Scholars must meet certain Student Success Requirements to maintain scholarship eligibility. 

Click on the button below to download a PDF of the Student Success Requirements at DU for 2018-2019, plus details on reaching your campus contact.

Campus Contact

Victoria Hufschmidt
Academic Advisor
Driscoll South, Suite 30

Financial Aid Office
University Hall 255
2197 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: 303-871-4020 

Click here to download Financial Aid Worksheet

Student Support Programs

The Denver Scholarship Foundation wants every college student to successfully complete a college degree or certificate. Below are some helpful resources and programs available at DU.

  • Excelling Leaders Institute (ELI) – seeks to create an open and inclusive campus environment for students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds as they transition to DU. ELI is a four-year leadership development and community-building program that focuses upon and accentuates the strengths of all participants.
  • Pioneer Pathways Program (P3) –  provides support to incoming students as they transition into the DU Pioneer community. Through this program, P3 scholars explore and critically analyze aspects of power and privilege, while concentrating on academic enrichment and college success.
  • Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP) – a nationally recognized fee-for-service program that provides individualized academic support for University of Denver students with learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or a history of learning differences.
  • Volunteers in Partnership (VIP) – partners with students, parents, faculty and staff from Abraham Lincoln High School, Denver Center for International Studies (DCIS), Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST): Green Valley Ranch High School, DSST: Stapleton High School, East High School, Pinnacle Charter School, West High School, and Kepner Middle School in a commitment to bridge the transitions between middle school, high school, post-secondary education or training and careers.
    • Coordinated and run by DU VIP students who come from similar economic and cultural backgrounds and serve as role models and mentors as shown by the motto, “Students Helping Students.” DU VIP students develop strong leadership and program management skills and deepen their commitment to impact the lives of others.
  • Pioneer Leadership Program – PLP is a unique academic minor and Living and Learning Community at the University of Denver that emphasizes leadership ignited by community, curiosity, courage, and action. Each year the PLP selects 88 incoming students who are ready to embrace the ever-increasing challenges of our world. PLP is a transformational learning experience that combines course work, a residential community, civic engagement, and professional networks to equip 21st century citizen leaders. Through the study and practice of leadership, you will acquire the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to become an effective, collaborative leader in whatever field you choose.
    • Final Application Deadline April 10, 2018
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