• Highlands Scholar Program

    The D&E Highlands Scholar 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?

    • High school graduates 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.

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


    Kelly is Snowshoe Foundation Highlands Scholar

    Zandra Kelly, a freshman, has been selected as the Snowshoe Foundation Highlands Scholar. The Elkins resident is the second student to receive the award.


    D&E Increases Highlands Scholarship Awards for Original Seven Counties

    High school students in seven West Virginia counties now have yet another incentive to consider attending D&E. Highlands Scholarship awards for the program’s original seven counties will increase for the 2016-2017 academic year.


    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.


    Davis Trust Co. Contributes to D&E’s Highlands Scholar Program

    For the seventh consecutive year, Davis Trust Co. has continued its commitment to the nationally recognized Highlands Scholar program.


    D&E Exceeds Goal in Spring Classic Golf Tournament

    Davis & Elkins College exceeded its goal for the 2016 Spring Classic Golf Tournament in support of the Highlands Scholar program.


    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.