National Merit Scholarship Program
Award Number: 8,000
GPA Required: n/a
All Areas of Study
Evanston , IL 60201 4897
The National Merit Scholarship Program is open to any student who takes the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year in high school and meets other published eligibility requirements. One-time scholarships of $2,500 (National Merit) are offered, as well as(Corporate-sponsored Merit) renewable for four years of undergraduate study or one-time award or (College-sponsored) renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study. Scholarship awards are dependent on PSAT/NMSQT test scores, high school grades, recommendations, the applicant's essay, and demonstrated leadership.
There is also a possibility for African-American students to be honored as a Scholar in the National Achivement program. See National Achivement Scholarship Program for more information, or visit http://www.nationalmerit.org/nasp.php.