15 Minnesota students among first batch of 2022 National Merit scholarship winners
Each of the students won a scholarship worth between $1,000 and $10,000 per year
April 28, 2022
More than a dozen Minnesota students are among the first 1,000 announced recipients of National Merit scholarships this spring, out of about 16,000 semifinalists who were considered for the prestigious prize.
The National Merit Scholarship Program honors students based on standardized test scores and academic achievements. The finalists, including the 15 from Minnesota, were announced Wednesday.
Each recipient will either receive a college scholarship worth $1,000 to $10,000 per year or a one-time prize worth $2,500 to $5,000.