International Scholarships & Grants: Aid for Study in the USA

PLU is pleased to provide the following scholarship opportunities for International undergraduate students (effective Fall 2024):


International Grants

Eligibility: International students, both First Year and Transfer. Students may be residing overseas or already attending a U.S. high school or college.
Amount: $39,000 (renewable)
Application: Not required


Nordic Grants

Eligibility: International students from Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland)
Amount: $39,000 (renewable) plus 32 credits (Sophomore standing)
Application: Not required


Housing Grant

Eligibility: International undergraduate students who live in campus housing
Amount: $2,500 each year the student lives on campus
Application: Housing application submitted after the student has been admitted and paid their enrollment deposit.


First-Year Scholarships (President’s, Harstad Founder’s, and Regents’ Scholarships)

Eligibility: High school seniors who have demonstrative significant leadership and service, and have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.8 (weighted).
Amount: Up to full tuition
Application: Must complete PLU application by December 1st (Fall entry only) and submit Presidential Scholarships application.
See the First-Year Scholarships webpage for details


Artistic Achievement Awards

Eligibility: Exceptional ability in the fields of studio art, media & design, dance, theatre, and music.
Amount: $1,000 – $7,500 per year (renewable)
Application: Required
For more information about Artistic Achievement Awards, visit the College of Professional Studies website.

Graduate Student Scholarships

International graduate students can find information about scholarship opportunities on the Graduate Programs website: