Harvey Mudd College National Merit Award

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$6,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 5

Sunday
Awarded By:

Harvey Mudd College

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies based on the number of eligible students.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  2. Must be an entering college freshman.
  3. This award is for U.S. Students.
  4. Must enroll full time.
  5. Must designate Harvey Mudd College as his/her first-choice school.
  6. Must be a National Merit Finalist who was not awarded either a corporate-sponsored or a one-time National Merit Scholarship Corporation scholarship.
  7. Must attend a college in California.

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

Description: This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are National Merit Finalists and did not receive scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Students must designate Harvey Mudd College as their first-choice school to receive this award.

Application requirements for the Harvey Mudd College National Merit Award are:

  • Application form
  • $70 app. fee
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Essays (2)
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
  • Interview (opt.)
Additional Information: Recipients of Harvey Mudd National Merit Scholarships who also receive the Harvey S. Mudd Merit Award or the President's Scholar Award will have their award added to the amount of the Harvey Mudd National Merit Scholarship. However, need-based Harvey Mudd scholarship fund recipients will have their award reduced by the amount of the Harvey Mudd National Merit Scholarship.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $2,000 annually, renewable for three additional years if the student maintains full time enrollment.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $6,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 5

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 5

Scholarship information is available online on the Harvey Mudd College (HMC) website. To be considered for the scholarship, the student must name HMC as his/her first-choice school and apply for admission. A separate scholarship application is not required. Admission application information is available online at www.hmc.edu/admission/apply/first-year-students/. Required admission application materials are as follows: a completed Common Application (www.commonapp.org); $70 application fee; two essays of 500 words each (topics available on the Common Application); scores from two SAT subject exams, one of which must be Math II; an official SAT or ACT score report; a secondary school supplement completed by the student's high school counselor (must include a counselor letter of recommendation; a teacher recommendation from a math or science teacher; a teacher recommendation from a humanities or social science teacher; an official high school transcript; a college/university transcript, if applicable; and an optional admission interview. Admission applications must be submitted by Nov. 15 for early decision I and by Jan. 5 for early decision II and regular decision.
Contact: Peter Osgood
Address: 301 Platt Blvd. Claremont, California 91711

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