Most students are eligible for one or more scholarships offered at PSU. The College of the Arts manages over 60 scholarships specifically for students in the Schools of Architecture, Art + Design, Film, and Music + Theater.

How to apply for scholarships

  1. Complete the FAFSA. (If you are ineligible to complete a FAFSA, contact

  2. Complete the PSU Scholarship Application. See below for deadlines.

  3. Your program may require additional material, such as an audition or portfolio submission. Visit the School of Art + Design or School of Music & Theater scholarship information pages for details, or contact an advisor to learn more.


Apply for Scholarships


Application Deadlines

Your application must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered for 2018-19 scholarships.


Incoming Freshmen

December 1, 2017 at 11:59pm PST

(The 2018 freshman scholarship application is now closed. The application for 2019 will open August 1, 2018.)


Continuing and Transferring Students

If you are already a PSU student, or are transferring to PSU. 

February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm PST


Graduate Students

February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm PST


More Information

Learn more about how to apply for scholarships at these events:

Upcoming Scholarship Information Workshops

Also check out our scholarship application tips online. 

Contact Us

If you have questions about applying for scholarships in the College of the Arts, please contact

Good luck!