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National Merit Scholarship Program

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Scholarship title: National Merit Scholarship Program

Applicable Majors: All fields of study

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and college scholarships. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must take the PSAT/NMSQT in the proper year in high school (usually the junior year). Selection for this scholarship is based upon abilities, skills, accomplishment, and potential for success in rigorous college studies and beyond. The 16,000 high-scoring participants who are designated Semifinalists have an opportunity to continue in the competition for scholarship awards. Some scholarship awards are college-specific.

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