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National Achievement Scholarship Program

National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for African American high school students. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must complete the PSAT/NMSQT exam and indicate on the test answer sheet that they wish to compete for the Achievement Scholarship. Selection for this scholarship is based upon abilities, skills, accomplishment, and potential for success in rigorous college studies and beyond.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.

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Average Award: $2,500
Awards Granted: 800
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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