These North Alabama students are National Merit Semifinalists

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — More than 70 students across North Alabama were selected as National Merit Semifinalists — staking their claim as some of...

September 20, 2022
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — More than 70 students across North Alabama were selected as National Merit Semifinalists — staking their claim as some of the top students in the entire state. According to nationalmerit.org, around 1.5 million students apply for the program each year. 16,000 of those are designated as semifinalists, or the highest scoring students on the PSAT/NMSQT in their individual state. From that pool of students, the field will be narrowed even more to name the finalists for three types of merit scholarships: $2,500 National Merit ScholarshipsCorporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awardsCollege-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards Learn more about the process of how to apply for the National Merit Scholarship Program here.

Zach Hester