Registration Information

Penland welcomes serious students of all levels of experience—absolute beginners to professionals. We seek a diverse student population representing varied experiences, backgrounds, races, professions, and age groups (minimum age 18). Some workshops are tailored for beginners and some require prior experience; most welcome a range of skill levels.




Spring 2018


The following materials are for full-pay applications only:

Spring scholarship applications should be completed through Slideroom. Spring 2018 scholarships are due November 28, 2017.



Summer 2018

Registration for Summer 2018 workshops will open on January 8, 2018. We will take applications on a first-come, first-served basis starting on that date. There will be no lottery system for workshop registration this year.

Scholarship applications for summer workshops are due February 17, 2018.

Please check back for application materials after full workshop descriptions are posted at the beginning of January.



Standby Program


Use the following link to apply for a workshop through the Standby Program: