How To Apply

Priority Deadline

January 15
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 Idaho Oregon
Arizona Nevada South Dakota
California New Mexico Utah
Colorado North Dakota Washington
Hawaii Northern Mariana Islands Wyoming

Awarding Criteria
GPA ≥ 3.0   GPA ≥ 3.0
ACT Composite ≥ 22 OR SAT Total ≥ 1540
ACT Math ≥ 24   SAT Math ≥ 560
ACT Writing ≥ 18   SAT Writing ≥ 440

Highlands College Cost of Attendance
Resident Costs Non-Resident Costs WUE/Advantage
Tuition & Fees $3,263 Tuition & Fees $8,380 Tuition & Fees $4,530
Room & Board $8,562 Room & Board $8,562 Room & Board $8,562
Books & Supplies $1,050 Books & Supplies $1,050 Books & Supplies $1,050
Miscellaneous $1,600 Miscellaneous $1,600 Miscellaneous $1,600
Transportation $1,700 Transportation $1,900 Transportation $1,900
Total $16,175 Total $21,492 Total $17,642

Estimated average costs based on full-time enrollment for 2015-2016.

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