Trinity Prep senior Justin Davis has earned a college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship from the University of Central Florida.
The National Merit Corporation offers three types of scholarships: college-sponsored scholarships, corporate-sponsored scholarships and National Merit Corporation scholarships valued at $2500. Approximately 200 colleges and universities underwrite more than 4,800 National Merit Scholarships annually.
Only National Merit Finalists who plan to attend a college or university that sponsors Merit Scholarship Awards can be considered for one. Winners are chosen by officials of the sponsor college or university.
In order to be considered for a college-sponsored scholarships, students must achieve National Merit Finalist status by first qualifying as National Merit Semifinalists, by fulfilling several additional requirements as part of a detailed scholarship application, and by presenting a record of very high academic performance.