Congratulations to Yuansi Amy Zhang for being selected as a winner of the National Merit Novartis Scholarship.
The 2014 National Merit Scholarship Competition selects from approximately 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program, only about 16,000 were named Semifinalists. They were designated on a state representational basis, in proportion to each state’s percentage of the national total of graduating high school seniors. In order to advance in the competition and be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, a Semifinalist had to become a Finalist by fulfilling several requirements that included submitting a detailed scholarship application and presenting a record of very high academic performance. All winners of about 8,000 National Merit Scholarships are be being chosen from the group of approximately 15,000 distinguished Finalists.