Macalester College National Merit Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

November 15

Awarded By

Macalester College

Award Amount

$5,000 annually, renewable for an additional three years. The award is offered in two parts: a $2,000 National Merit Scholarship sponsored by Macalester, and a $3,000 DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholarship.


Varies, all eligible students will be considered.

Additional Information

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation, in conjunction with Macalester College, awards merit scholarships to selected academically talented high school seniors for undergraduate studies at Macalester. Prospective freshmen students who have been awarded College-Sponsored Finalist standing, and who have listed the Macalester as their "first choice" school on the NMSC Scholarship Application, are eligible to receive a National Merit Scholarship at the MC. For additional information about the National Merit program visit:

Deadline Info

To apply, students must apply for admission to Macalester College. No separate scholarship application is required. Interested students must contact Macalester College Admissions by phone, e-mail, mai ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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