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Presidential Scholarships

Pacific Lutheran University Presidential Scholarships

Deadline: December 1, 2019

The PLU Presidential Scholarships recognize academic, co-curricular and leadership achievement in the incoming first-year class. The eligibility requirements for this competitive scholarship are a 3.8+ GPA or 1310+ SAT score (combined math and evidence-based reading & writing scores only) or 28+ ACT score. To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the Presidential Scholarships supplemental application, along with all other admission application materials by December 1, 2019.

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Awards: Over 600 students apply for the President’s Scholarship each year.  For the 2020-21 academic year, 125 President’s Scholars will be selected and awarded $33,000 per year for four years of undergraduate study. All President’s Scholars will then be invited to the PLU campus in February to interview for one of ten Harstad Founder’s Scholarship ($38,000 per year for four years of undergraduate study) and one of five Regents’ Scholarship (Full tuition scholarship for four years of undergraduate study).

*Note: Presidential Scholarships awarded will replace any smaller PLU academic merit scholarship you may have previously received.

Applying: Complete the Fall 2020 Presidential Scholarships Application, along with the PLU application for admission by 11:59pm PST, December 1, 2019.

Please contact Associate Director of Admission Hillary Powell at 253-538-6370 or powellhj@plu.edu with questions.