Students who aspire to become members of the Davidson Honors College should simply apply for admission to the University of Montana. All new freshman applicants to the University of Montana will be considered for admission to the Davidson Honors College. Students will be notified of their acceptance to the Davidson Honors College beginning in mid-October 2014, and they will be notified on a rolling basis after that date.
Students who are admitted to the Davidson Honors College before December 31 will be invited to apply for a Presidential Leadership Scholarship, using the online DHC Supplemental Application Form. This form must be completed by December 31.
College transfer students and currently enrolled UM students with a record of strong academic performance (GPA of 3.5 or higher) are welcome to apply for admission to the Davidson Honors College by submitting the online DHC Supplemental Application Form.
Students applying for admission to the Davidson Honors College should show clear evidence of academic talent and motivation. Generally, a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 is expected, as well as an ACT composite score of 27, or SAT combined score of 1800 or higher. These criteria are not absolute, nor are they a guarantee of admission, since it is a holistic evaluation process. Highly motivated students are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: DHC Supplemental Application Forms completed by December 31 will be considered for the Presidential Leadership Scholarship. After that date, DHC applicants will be considered for admission to the Davidson Honors College on a rolling basis throughout the spring semester.
Your DHC Supplemental Application Form must be accompanied by the following materials. Mail these materials in a single envelope to the Davidson Honors College:
1. One letter of recommendation from a teacher speaking to your academic and personal qualities. This letter should be obtained from referee in a sealed envelope. Only one letter will be considered during the review of your application. Current UM students and transfer students must submit a letter of recommendation from a college professor.
2. An unofficial transcript of your high school record through the junior year, including your cumulative GPA, rank in class and ACT or SAT results. Current UM students and transfer students should also attach an unofficial transcript of your completed college work.
Your transcript(s) and letter of recommendation should be mailed to: Davidson Honors College, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812.