How To Apply

Priority Deadline

January 15th
Apply for Scholarships


Awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement, the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) scholarship is open to all degree programs at Highlands College. Eligibility for the WUE is based on residency, GPA, and ACT or SAT scores. Students must apply for admission to Montana Tech and complete the online scholarship application prior to January 15th for full consideration.

The cost of attendance for a student receiving the WUE will be 150% of Montana’s resident tuition. This award is renewable up to 4.5 years or 9 semesters. Students must remain in good academic standing to maintain their award.

Eligible WUE States
Alaska Hawaii North Dakota Washington
Arizona Idaho Northern Mariana Islands Wyoming
California Montana Oregon  
Colorado Nevada South Dakota  
Guam New Mexico Utah  

Awarding Criteria
GPA ≥ 3.0   GPA ≥ 3.0
ACT Composite ≥ 22 OR SAT Total ≥ 1120
ACT Math ≥ 24   SAT Math ≥ 29
ACT ELA Score ≥ 18   SAT Writing ≥ 25

Highlands College 2016/17 Estimated Expenses

MT Resident Non-Resident WUE/Advantage
Tuition & Fees $3,324 $8,595 $4,594
Room & Board $8,932 $8,932 $8,932
Books & Supplies $1,100 $1,100 $1,100
Transportation $1,700 $1,900 $1,900
Miscellaneous $1,650 $1,650 $1,650
Academic Year Total $16,706 $22,177 $18,176

Estimated average costs based on full-time enrollment.

WUE scholarships may be available after the January 15th deadline. Contact your Enrollment Representative for more information.