American University National Achievement and National Merit Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$95,108

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

American University

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies, all eligible students will be awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be accepted to American University in Washington, D.C. as a first time freshmen.
  4. Must be a graduating high school senior or older.
  5. Must be a National Achievement or National Merit finalist or semi-finalist.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend American University, Washing D.C. The student must be a National Achievement or National Merit finalists or semi-finalists and designate American University as his/her first choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Application requirements for the American University National Achievement and National Merit Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Designation of AU as first choice college with NMSC
Additional Information: All admitted freshman and transfer students, regardless of nationality, are considered for academic/merit scholarships for which they are eligible. The Admissions Committee makes all merit-based scholarship decisions and notifies students at the time they are admitted or shortly thereafter. Additional information about the National Merit program is availablew at: www.nationalmerit.org/

Award Amount: Awards range from $10,000 and up to the cost of full-time undergraduate tuition, and renewable for up to three years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $95,108.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Additional informaiton about this award is available from the American University (AU) website. Students must be accepted for admission to American University to be considered for this award. No separate scholarship application is required. Interested students must contact American University Admissions by phone, e-mail, mail, or website to request an application packet, or apply online from the college website. Freshman applicants who were named National Achievement and National Merit finalists must designate AU as his/her first choice college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation by the second week of February of his/her senior year. Applications for admission must be received by January 15.
Contact: Selena Healey
Address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8083

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