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 renewable amounts ranging up to $7,500 per year and are in addition to academic merit awards.

For incoming students to be considered for the Artistic Achievement Award, they must complete both an admission application to PLU as well as a scholarship form.

Read our blog with hints to assemble your strongest application. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, all portfolio submissions are electronic submissions.

Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are now closed.