Some scholarships are only available through grueling application processes.
Others are not options unless you have already been accepted to a particular school or program.
It is easy to find yourself buried in paperwork and lost in the process.
But, did you know you could make the semifinal round for at least one scholarship without even knowing you applied for it?
Our district, schools, community and parents should be extremely proud of this national recognition of these exceptionally talented students who have worked extremely hard to achieve academic excellence,” School District Five Director of Secondary Education Alvin Pressley said.
“These students are our nation’s best and brightest.College-sponsored awards provide between 0 and ,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.To compete for Merit Scholarship awards, semifinalists first had to advance to the finalist level of the competition by fulfilling additional requirements.This final group of winners brings the number of 2019 National Merit Scholars to more than 7,600.These distinguished high school graduates will receive scholarships for undergraduate study worth a total of over million.I mean, that sounds like I have a good chance of making it. I hate having this uncertainty hovering over my head and I can't wait to receive that envelope in February with NMC's final decision.I'm considering going to a school that offers a full tuition scholarship stipends for food, books, study abroad, and housing for National Merit Finalists. Okay, so my question is: do you guys know how much consideration is given to the essay portion of National Merit applications? But, for some, it’s a predictor of college success.Whether either of these theories is true or not, it’s important to know that the test can qualify you to win a National Merit Scholarship. I'm doing this for both myself and to give back to my immigrant parents, who gave their blood, sweat, and tears through college in order to pave a way into America for their family. The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is known by many as a predictor of SAT success.