||In order to be automatically considered for the Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship, first-time freshmen must complete the admissions application process by December 1, 2013 for enrollment for fall term 2014.
Additional Criteria: any college credits must be taken concurrent with high school enrollment. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. The qualifying grade point average is based exclusively upon credit hours from accredited high schools without transferable college credits. Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may also qualify with an SAT score of 1200 (as a combination of critical reading and math scores) or ACT composite score of 27. Must be legal residents in one of the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Students must pursue one of the following majors/programs: Applied Linguistics, Biomedical Informatics, Black Studies, Child and Family Studies, Civil Engineering, Community Development, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Film, Geography, Geology, Health Studies, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Social Work, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Russian Flagship Program, University Honors. Note that a non-resident possessing a non-immigrant or temporary visa (e.g., B,C,D, F,J, or M) is not eligible for this award.