National Merit Scholarship/Competition Timetable
We offer the following timetable of National Merit activities and mailings to help National Merit students prepare for their involvement in the scholarship competition.
Please note: The National Merit Corporation sets the exact dates, so these are general guidelines only.
|Sept. - Oct.
||National Merit Semifinalists and their high schools submit Merit Scholarship Applications. |
|Oct. - Dec.
||National Merit Semifinalists take and send SAT I scores to National Merit. |
|Jan. - Feb.
||Selected National Merit Semifinalists advance to Finalists standing. |
||Selected National Merit Finalists awarded one-time "National" National Merit $2,500 Scholarships. |
||Selected National Merit Finalists awarded "College" sponsored Merit Scholarships. |
||Deadline to change college choice for "College" sponsored Merit Scholarships. |
This is an outline of National Merit activities and mailings. The exact and actual dates are determined by the National Merit Corporation and are subject to change without notice.