Important Merit Award Information

National Merit Scholarships

Based on PSAT cut-off scores, students will be recognized as semi-finalists and their schools recommend finalists based on various academic and other achievements.

https://www.nationalmerit.org/s/1758/interior.aspx?sid=1758&gid=2&pgid=424


National Honors Society

The school selects students based on the guidelines established by NHS.

https://www.nhs.us/parents/student-membership/how-does-nhs-selection-work/


National AP Honor

If a student completes 8 AP courses with a ranking of 4 or above, the student is considered as National AP honor.

https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/awards-recognitions/ap-scholar-award


Perfect ACT

School board recognizes perfect scorers and state Governor sends a recognition letter. Some schools even publish students list on their websites and send to newspaper columns.


Based on any or all the above achievements, students are eligible for various merit based scholarships at college level that ranges from $2,500 to a full waiver. Students are also eligible for other private scholarships.


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