National Merit Scholarship Notification – Eligibility, Application Form, PSAT Cutoff

National Merit Scholarship Notification: Good News Guys! National Merit Scholarship Notification published at National Merit Scholarship (NMS) is an academic competition for recognition. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the PSAT (Preliminary SAT)/National Merit Scholarship 2017 Qualifying Test. Each year colleges & universities bear nearly 4,000 Merit Scholarship awards for Finalists who have been admitted to and will attend their institutions. Candidates who are looking for this opportunity can check the National Merit Scholarship Eligibility Criteria Details from here. This NMS Program encourages the students for their education. So, those who are interested or waiting for this chance can grab this by filling the Application on or before the last date.

National Merit Scholarship 2017

National Merit Scholarship 2017 is a United States academic scholarship competition for recognition and university scholarships administered by NMSC (National Merit Scholarship Corporation). Every year National Merit Scholarship Corporation released the official notifications for High school students. Now officials invite the National Merit Scholarship Application for all those students who are eligible for this Program. Interested students can apply for this National Merit Scholarship Application before the last date. For more details about National Merit Scholarship Renewal please visit the official website

National Merit Scholarship Eligibility

Here you can check the Eligibility for National Merit Scholarship 2017.

  • Student must take the PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) in the specified year of the high school program.
  • Student must be in high school and plan to enroll in college full time by the fall after his or her high school graduation
  • Candidate must be a United States citizen or a permanent U.S. resident
  • Those who meet the above National Merit Scholarship Qualifications please apply before the due date.

National Merit Scholarship Amount

For Washington Residents:

The award value is more than $39,000 total (based on current in-state tuition rates for 2017).

For students from outside Washington State:

The award value is approximately $98,000 total (based on current non-resident tuition rates for 2017).

National Merit Scholarship Cutoff

Below table indicates the National Merit Scholarship Cutoff for your State. PSAT Scores may vary depending on where you take the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

S. No State Cutoff
1 Alabama 215
2 Alaska 213
3 Arizona 219
4 Arkansas 213
5 California 221
6 Colorado 218
7 Connecticut 220
8 Delaware 218
9 District of Columbia 222
10 Florida 217
11 Georgia 219
12 Hawaii 217
13 Idaho 214
14 Illinois 219
15 Indiana 217
16 Iowa 215
17 Kansas 217
18 Kentucky 215
19 Louisiana 214
20 Maine 214
21 Maryland 221
22 Massachusetts 222
23 Michigan 216
24 Minnesota 219
25 Mississippi 212
26 Missouri 216
27 Montana 210
28 Nebraska 215
29 Nevada 214
30 New Hampshire 216
31 New Jersey 222
32 New Mexico 213
33 New York 219
34 North Carolina 218
35 North Dakota 209
36 Ohio 217
37 Oklahoma 213
38 Oregon 219
39 Pennsylvania 218
40 Rhode Island 217
41 South Carolina 215
42 South Dakota 209
43 Tennessee 218
44 Texas 220
45 Utah 215
46 Vermont 215
47 Virginia 221
48 Washington 220
49 West Virginia 209
50 Wisconsin 215
51 Wyoming 209
52 Average 216

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