Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit
Scholarship Program. The program recognizes high school seniors who have achieved academic excellence. About 16,000 semifinalists nationally will now compete for 8,000 scholarships totaling $35 million which will be awarded in the spring. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 440 business organizations, colleges and universities.