Scholars Program

DigiPen’s Scholars Program is for students in Grades 8–12 who are looking for an intensive level of study in the areas of computer science or fine arts. These courses are designed to establish a strong technical foundation that applies not only to careers in game development and animation but also to a range of academic majors and career paths in a variety of industries.


  • Duration: Two weeks
  • Hours: M-F, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.*
  • Tuition: $1,349
  • Subjects: Art and Computer Science

*Due to the July 4th holiday, workshop hours during Session 1 will vary.


Scholars Programs are available as two-week courses at DigiPen’s Redmond, WA, campus (9931 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA 98052).

Schedule and Tuition

Schedule for 2017

Hours are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There are free optional after-workshop activities most days from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.*

*Due to the July 4th holiday, Session 1 hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  After-workshop activities will be from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.



Session 1*
June 26–July 7
Session 2
July 10–21
Session 3
July 24–Aug 4
Session 4
Aug 7–18
Scholars Art $1,349 n/a n/a n/a
Scholars Computer Science $1,349 n/a n/a

Workshops marked "n/a" are not being offered during that session.


The total cost for each Scholars Program course is $1,349 (which includes a non-refundable $50 application fee and a non-refundable $345 deposit). Registrations without a deposit are subject to cancellation. Price includes daily lunch and snacks. Application sent after April 30, 2017, must be accompanied by the full workshop fee in order to secure a seat.

Click here for information about discounts, tax breaks, scholarships, and cancellation/refund policies.

DigiPen's ProjectFUN offers workshops, camps and college prep courses for kids and teens. Technology courses are held in Redmond, WA (near Seattle and Bellevue), and online.