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National Hispanic Scholar NHRP Class of 2019

lisagatortxlisagatortx 13 replies1 threadsRegistered User New Member
I've been anxiously awaiting to see if my son would qualify for NHRP. I called the college board this morning and was told the cutoff for Texas was 1270, so I thought I would share that in case anyone else out there is wondering. Thankfully my son qualifies.

I thought it would be helpful to start a group fro those of us in the same boat for Class of 2019. I have only started looking into what scholarships are possibly available. Please join me in sharing score cutoffs for your state if you know them, and any scholarship information you may have. Thanks!
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  • alcalazalcalaz 1 replies0 threadsRegistered User New Member
    Im from kansas got the email today 1370 and 203
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  • suhel dsuhel d 28 replies9 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    does anyone knows the cutoff for California?
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  • lisagatortxlisagatortx 13 replies1 threadsRegistered User New Member
    You can call the college board at 866-545-8467 and ask for the cutoff for your specific state. Good luck!
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  • ljrfrmljrfrm 266 replies10 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    My son and I were just talking about this and wondering when letters would go out. He should qualify with his score but no email/letter yet. I'll call tomorrow to check out what our cutoff is here in Virginia.
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  • ljrfrmljrfrm 266 replies10 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    Too late for me to edit my previous comment - but my son did receive the letter/invite (on 2/2) but somehow missed it the other day.
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  • gpchica1024gpchica1024 1 replies0 threadsRegistered User New Member
    Thanks for the update :) My son missed it by 10 points in Texas :(
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  • ljrfrmljrfrm 266 replies10 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    My son is the king of just missing out on something! I know how frustrating that is!! :(
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  • ScientificRocketScientificRocket 24 replies0 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    Cutoff in Connecticut is 1310. Daughter made 1400 so we are in.
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  • NCas03NCas03 9 replies0 threadsRegistered User New Member
    The cut-off for Georgia is 1370
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  • ChihuahuaMomChihuahuaMom 6 replies1 threadsRegistered User New Member
    Score cutoffs are based on PSAT score and region, so let’s organize information and update as we go. Here is what we have so far.

    Region: Middle States
    States: Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
    Class of 2019 PSAT Cutoff: score not yet reported on this site

    Region: Midwestern
    States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
    Class of 2019 PSAT Cutoff: less than or equal to 1370 (exact cutoff score not yet reported on this site)

    Region: New England
    States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
    Class of 2019 PSAT Cutoff: 1310

    Region: Southern
    States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
    Class of 2019 PSAT Cutoff: score not yet reported on this site

    Region: Southwestern
    States: Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
    Class of 2019 PSAT Cutoff: 1270

    Region: Western
    States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Class of 2019 PSAT Cutoff: score not yet reported on this site
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  • evergreen5evergreen5 1494 replies31 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    edited February 2018
    ^On a different thread where we were discussing this, @txmom11 called and was told over the phone that cutoffs will be by state this year and NOT by region. I don't know whether that has been confirmed by anyone else. From the other threads:

    California 1280
    Colorado 1280
    Michigan 1310
    New York 1320
    edited February 2018
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  • evergreen5evergreen5 1494 replies31 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    By the way, the snail-mail letter from College Board says "region"
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  • Jake1563Jake1563 1 replies0 threadsRegistered User New Member
    Are emails still being sent out? My son's score was a 1270 and we live in texas and I haven't received anything.
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  • homerdoghomerdog 5071 replies93 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    @evergreen5 for the states you listed, are those scores the same as last year?
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  • evergreen5evergreen5 1494 replies31 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    edited February 2018
    @homerdog I haven't tried to figure that out. The cutoffs are not published publicly as far as I know. There's the question of region vs state that another parent @txmom11 raised; however, the snail mail letter says "region." When I emailed about the cutoff, the response just mentioned the state I was asking about. If I recall correctly, if the scores are by region, then TX region went down 10 pts from last year, 1280 to 1270 (caveat, I must have gotten that last year number from an old post here). If they're by state, this would be the first year, so too hard to compare to last year's region cutoff. The regions were simply the College Board regional offices.

    @Jake1563 You can email or call using the contact info at College Board to confirm the cutoff and you can also ask about self-nominating in case your son failed to check the hispanic box on the PSAT.
    edited February 2018
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  • NCas03NCas03 9 replies0 threadsRegistered User New Member
    The email that our son received 8 days ago says 'Region'
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  • meredithmeredith 3 replies0 threadsRegistered User New Member
    NHRP is secretive. Telling one student that the selection is determined by state and another that it is by region is an example of their shenanigans. They also never keep the cut offs from the year before and pretend to have no knowledge of them. I know one girl who swears she was cheated out of NHRP because she attended a top private school. They asked for her school and score and then said the index cut off was 1 point higher.
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  • BriTexanBriTexan 21 replies0 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    Nebraska also includes three summers worth of tuition, which is pretty cool!
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  • somemommasomemomma 28 replies2 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    I just called and they said the cutoff for Louisiana is 1370.
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