National Merit Scholarships

National Merit Finalists who choose UMN Morris as their first-choice college will receive a full tuition scholarship, renewable for up to four years. Semi-Finalists and Commended Scholars are eligible for up to $4,000 disbursed evenly over four years, renewable for up to four years. Students must provide the Office of Admissions with documentation of their National Merit status to receive the award. Learn more about the scholarship process.

Timeline

September

The National Merit Scholarship Program selects and notifies Commended Students.

Commended Students provide the Office of Admissions documentation of their status to receive the $4,000 dispersed evenly over four years, renewable for up to four years.

The National Merit Scholarship Program selects and notifies Semi-Finalist Students.

Semi-Finalist Students provide the Office of Admissions documentation of their status to receive the $4,000 dispersed evenly over four years, renewable for up to four years.

January-February

The National Merit Scholarship Program selects and notifies Finalist Students.

March-April

The National Merit Scholarship Program selects and notifies National Merit Scholars Winners.

National Merit Finalists who choose Morris as their first-choice college will receive a full tuition scholarship, renewable for up to four years.

June-July

National Merit confirms students’ attendance and enrollment at respective colleges.

September

Scholarship check award sent to college in Scholar’s name.

Financial Details

Up to $4,000 disbursed evenly over four years.

Student Academic Level

First Year
Sophomore
Junior
Senior

Scholarship Types

Renewable