• Highlands Scholar Program

    The D&E Highlands Scholarship program is a distinctive offering that provides a significant tuition discount to freshmen students from West Virginia attending Davis & Elkins College.

    Students who qualify for the scholarship will receive $14,000 if choosing to live on campus or $11,000 if choosing to commute. Students in the original Highlands Scholar Program counties, Randolph, Upshur, Barbour, Pocahontas, Tucker, Pendleton and Webster, will receive $20,000 (3.8 GPA or higher) or $19,000 (2.5-3.79 GPA) if choosing to live on campus or $17,000 (3.8 GPA or higher) or $16,000 (2.5-3.79 GPA) if choosing to commute. That's a total scholarship of $56,000-80,000 (on campus) or $44,000-68,000 (commuting) for four years of attendance at D&E!

    Who can qualify?

    • Current graduating seniors from anywhere in West Virginia.
    • Cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 at the time of graduation.
    • Students attending public or private schools, as well as homeschooled students, qualify. Transfer students do not qualify.

    Apply today for this great opportunity by submitting your application along with official high school transcripts and ACT or SAT scores.


    D&E Expands Highlands Scholar Program to Encompass W.Va.

    The Davis & Elkins College Board of Trustees reaffirmed its commitment to making private higher education affordable by voting to expand its unique Highlands Scholar Program to every qualifying high school senior in all 55 West Virginia counties.


    Highlands Scholarship Invests in Students’ Futures

    Highlands Scholar ProgramThis fall, more than 100 new Davis & Elkins College Highlands Scholars will benefit from more than $5.4 million awarded through the College’s innovative program.