Financial Aid

Q Club Scholarship

Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students. Based on academic achievement and financial need. Q Club is a group of more than 2,000 friends and alumni committed to making PLU accessible to deserving students.

Amount: Varies, depends on FAFSA calculated need. Awarded for fall and spring semesters only.

Comments or Conditions: No separate application required. FAFSA required each year, as well as a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

University Grant

Eligibility: Full-time students demonstrating financial need.

Amount: Varies, depends on FAFSA calculated need.  Awarded for fall and spring semesters only when student does not meet GPA minimum for Q Club Scholarship.

Comments or Conditions: No separate application required. Based on financial need, FAFSA required each year.

Dollars for Scholars

Eligibility: Students receiving scholarships from any Dollars for Scholars chapter. Requires full-time enrollment (12-17 credits per semester).

Amount: Varies. Up to $1,000 per student.

Comments or Conditions: The university matches Dollars for Scholars chapter awards, dollar for dollar, up to $1,000 per student, based on financial need. Dollars for Scholars is a program of Scholarship America. FAFSA required each year.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Eligibility: At least half-time students.

Amount: At least $100, varies with need.

Comments or Conditions: Based on financial need, priority given to students with Pell Grant eligibility. FAFSA required each year.

Washington State Need Grant

Eligibility: At least half-time WA residents meeting Washington Student Achievement Council (formerly HECB) need criteria.

Amount: Subject to state funding.

Comments or Conditions: Based on financial need. FAFSA required each year.  Undocumented students may apply using the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA).

Washington College Bound Scholarship

Eligibility: At least half-time WA residents eligible for funding under the WA State Need Grant program

Amount: Maximum is equivalent to tuition at the WA four-year public universities, when combined with other WA state grant funding; set by Washington Student Achievement Council (formerly HECB).

Comments or Conditions: Based on financial need, FAFSA required each year. Application to participate was made while student was enrolled in a Washington middle school.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduates students who are residents of WA state, majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, mathematics, or health care programs of study whose family income is at or below 125% of the Washington median family income. A minimum cumulative GPA is also required. Separate application is required at www.waopportunityscholarship.org.

Amount: $2,500 per year for the first two years of study, $5,000 and $7,500 per year for  the third and fourth years.

Comments or Conditions: Applications for the 2016-17 academic year will be available, beginning January 4, 2016. FAFSA required each year to establish income eligibility.

Federal Pell Grant

Eligibility: Students with an Pell eligible EFC from the 2015-16 FAFSA.

Amount: $313 – $2887 per semester (2015-16) for full time enrollment, prorated for less than full-time enrollment.

Comments or Conditions: Based on financial need. FAFSA required each year.