Washington State University (Pullman, WA), will guarantee admission for any student who is above a 3.5 GPA from any US High School. The Cougar Academic Award can award you up to $36,000 over the 4 years (as part of the WUE-Western Undergraduate Exchange). Applications must be submitted by Jan. 31. If you are interested in applying to the Honors College, you should submit your application shortly after Nov. 1. Top 3 areas of interest: business, communication and pre-med. National Merit Semi-finalists receive full tuition scholarships, renewable for up to 3 years.