Students can apply for a scholarship each Term, up to four times per year. A student cannot receive more than one scholarship per term. Siblings may apply concurrently.
Should your child be awarded a scholarship, we will make every effort, but cannot guarantee, placement in your preferred course.
A letter of Recommendation from a teacher or community member is required as part of the application. Recommendations should be a short paragraph describing the applicant's interest in art. Students under the age of 18 who qualify for the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program at their respective schools are eligible for a tuition scholarship toward a PNCA youth program course. To apply, simply include a letter from the student’s school documenting the participation in the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program along with the scholarship form. If the child is home-schooled or in a school that does not participate in the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program, please include proof of income in the form of last year’s income tax form.
Letters of Recommendation, documentation of participation in a the Free/Reduced Lunch Program and/or Income Tax forms should be sent to:
PNCA Youth Program
Attn: Sara Kaltwasser
511 NW Broadway
Portland OR, 97209
(Please note that all forms are kept confidential.)
If you have any questions, please contact Sara Kaltwasser directly at 503.821.8967 or firstname.lastname@example.org.