The Department of Art & Design offers Artistic Achievement Awards for incoming PLU students. The Department teaches classes in printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, letterpress, photography and graphic design. Students use methods ranging from a ten thousand-year-old technique to make pots to cutting-edge and industry standard technology to generate high-tech computer images. Art history and theory courses engage students in critical analysis of major artistic movements from the prehistoric to contemporary world.

Please note: Artistic Achievement Awards are offered in amounts ranging up to $10,000 per year, and are renewable for up to three additional years. These awards will be in addition to any merit scholarships students receive.

For incoming students to be considered for the Artistic Merit Award for the 2016-17 academic year, please complete both an admission application to PLU, as well as a scholarship form. You DO NOT have to be admitted to PLU to apply for an award. Applications for the 2016-17 academic year are due February 8, 2016. No late applications are accepted.