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National Merit Scholarship Corporation Achievement Scholarship

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation Achievement Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $500, Maximum: $2000
Requirements: Applicant must be a Black American. Applicant must take the PSAT/NMSQT and indicate on the test answer sheet that he or she wishes to compete for the Achievement Scholarship.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

National Merit Scholarship Corporation
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201

You can find out more by contacting:

Your High School Guidance Counselor

You should always thoroughly research the latest information on the scholarship. The best shot of success will follow from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. A good first step is to seek to understand the driving force for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and what they hope to achieve with the Achievement Scholarship. If you are qualified, figure out if there is the possibility to receive the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be one of the winners of the Achievement Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

A crucial detail in the process of trying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be long, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out correctly. It would be awful to be bumped as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Achievement Scholarship distributes any funds in order to stay informed about if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will help you out, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Achievement Scholarship. It can be difficult to manage the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the Achievement Scholarship to assist with your expenses can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Achievement Scholarship, continue looking, search for additional scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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