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Tuition Assistance

We are committed to making our classes available to everyone by offering scholarships and tuition assistance. A dedicated amount of financial assistance is available each year to adults, youth, and teens that otherwise cannot afford to participate in Pratt classes or workshops.

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NEW! Tuition Assistance Program

A limited amount of tuition assistance is available throughout the year to adults and youth who otherwise cannot afford to participate in Pratt’s programs. This award will give the recipient credit towards classes or workshops. If awarded, Tuition Assistance will cover 50% or 75% of the specified class. Tuition Assistance is only applicable to the class requested and is only applied to tuition. Participants will be responsible for supply fees and materials associated with their chosen class. Fees and the balance of tuition must be paid at the time of registration.

Eligibility

The award is based on financial need. Applicants may be beginning, intermediate or advanced students.

Application

Tuition Assistance application forms are not considered registration forms for classes. Recipients will be advised of any award and must register for the class at that time, space in the class permitting. Completion of a Tuition Assistance application form does not guarantee you will be awarded Tuition Assistance. :

All applications must include the following information

  • Completed Tuition Assistance application form.
  • A one-page typewritten letter of interest, summarizing the nature of your work and your goals in pursuing art. Please specify which class(es) you wish to take and what new skills or techniques would like to learn or expand upon. Please include any information you believe is relevant to consideration of your application (for example, detail how many people are supported by your income, and how additional expenses, debts, etc. affect your ability to pay).
  • A letter in support of your application from someone in your community, family, church, school, etc.

Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration

 

Deadlines for Applications

Application Period Open           For Classes that Start Between

Sept 22-Oct 2, 2014                      Nov 3 & Jan 4, 2015

Nov 24-Dec 4, 2014                      Jan 5 & Feb 22, 2015

Jan 12-22, 2015                             Feb 23 & Apr 12, 2015

Mar 2-12, 2015                               Apr 13 & May 31, 2015

Apr 20-30, 2015                             Jun 1 & Jul 19, 2015

Jun 8-18, 2015                               Jul 20 & Aug 30, 2015

Tuition Assistance is available for youth summer programs. Applications will be accepted for both the May 1, 2014 and June 19, 2014 deadlines.

 

Applications may be dropped off at Pratt’s front desk, emailed to info@pratt.org or mailed to:

Attn: Tuition Assistance Program
Pratt Fine Arts Center
1902 S Main St
Seattle, WA 98144

 

Download the Tuition Assistance Application here.