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District seniors earn Merit Scholarships from their future college

District seniors earn Merit Scholarships from their future college

June 2, 2021

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 3,100 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

An additional group of Scholars will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2021 competition to about 4,000. This year, 160 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sponsor colleges and universities include 85 private and 75 public institutions located in 42 states and the District of Columbia.

Scholarship recipients from Pinellas County Schools are:

  • Rachel L. Warren,  Palm Harbor University High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship
  • Theodore R. Corinis, Palm Harbor University High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship
  • Aidan C. Mackey, Palm Harbor University High School, National Merit University of Florida Scholarship

 

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