2011 Jan 23
Selection committees begin choosing Merit Scholarship award winners Feb 1
NMSC mails notification to high school principals about the status of their Semifinalists; a Certificate of Merit is provided for each Semifinalist who qualifies as Finalist Feb 8
NMSC notifies Finalists of their status at their home addresses Mar 1
Finalists who have reported a sponsor college as first choice by this date will be included in the first group referred to the institution for scholarship consideration Mar 9
NMSC begins mailing corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship offers to winners at their home addresses Mar 24
NMSC mails offers of National Merit $2500 Scholarships Apr 27
NMSC begins mailing offers of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards May 31
Deadline for NMSC to receive reports of college choice for identifying the final group candidates for college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards.
NMSC releases announcements of Merit Scholar designees to news media nationwide: |
April 20 Corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners
May 4 National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners
May 25 and July 11 College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners
This is a cleaned up version of a previous post with the dates listed as sent to each of us by the NMSC. If someone with Mod privileges could make this a sticky it would be helpful.