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PSAT/NMSQT® Scholarships & Recognition

Students who take the Preliminary SAT®/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) may qualify to enter the competitions for prestigious scholarships and may participate in recognition programs. Typically, students enter these competitions and programs in their junior year of high school.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) uses the PSAT/NMSQT as an initial screen of program entrants.

For more information about NMSC, visit

Other special opportunities for PSAT/NMSQT test-takers

Learn more about the benefits of administering the PSAT/NMSQT for your school and your students.

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