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Future Cougars of Distinction is an invitation-only program designed for top scholars in the incoming freshman class to join other ambitious students for a behind-the-scenes look at WSU.

The date for the 2019 Future Cougars of Distinction program as now passed. Please check back here in December 2019 for the spring 2020 program date and registration information. Check to see if you meet the program eligibility requirements here.

We can’t wait to meet you and show you around our beautiful campus! Here’s a quick preview of what you’ll do at the Future Cougars of Distinction event:

  • Explore your area of interest in an individualized workshop led by WSU faculty and staff.
  • Discover the opportunities WSU offers: faculty-mentored research, study abroad, internships, the Honors College, and more.
  • Meet current students like you and hear firsthand what life is like at WSU.
  • Tour campus and see some of your living options in a residence hall open house.
  • Enjoy a dinner and dessert reception with university faculty and students who share your interests.

Plus, you’ll receive a one-time visitation award of $1,000 if you decide to enroll after attending the event! How cool is that?

Please note that registration is on a first-come basis. Space in our facilities is limited, so we may unable to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend the event. Walk-on students are not eligible.

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