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Barnes Scholars

Otis A and Margaret T. BarnesOtis A. and Margaret T. Barnes established two trusts that provide full tuition scholarships to Colorado College. The first is to be used for awards in Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the second for awards in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology (including Neuroscience). The scholarships are renewable for four years as long as the recipient is making satisfactory progress toward a degree as defined by the award-granting department.

Colorado College has consistently been ranked in the top 30 liberal arts colleges nationally, and we continue to send our graduates to some of the premiere graduate and medical school programs in the country. A coeducational college founded in 1874, it enrolls about 2,000 students and is known for its innovative Block Plan academic calendar (students enroll in a single course for three and one half weeks). Colorado College lies at the foot of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, a growing metropolitan city of 450,000 people.

The science departments at Colorado College offer strong academic programs widely recognized for their innovative teaching and for their modern facilities and instrumentation. More than 50 faculty are active in the various science departments, providing close attention to undergraduates and a breadth of experience. Graduates excel in a variety of fields, including medicine, forensics, and top graduate programs in various disciplines.

How to apply for the Barnes Scholarships »