National Merit Scholarship Award

The University of Wisconsin-Madison partners with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to offer scholarships to high achieving National Merit Finalists. For more information on becoming a National Merit Finalist, please see the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s website.

Selection Criteria

1. Entering freshman or continuing sophomore
2. 2020 National Merit Finalist who has selected UW-Madison as their “first choice” college
3. High academic achievement as evidenced on their undergraduate admission application

How to Apply

National Merit Finalists must select UW-Madison as their “first choice” college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. While students have until May 31, 2020 to report their “first choice” college, we recommend that you select UW-Madison before March 1, 2020. Entering students will be contacted if selected.

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Up to $3,000
Campus-Wide and National Scholarships