College Board National Recognition Programs

If you take the PSAT/NMSQT as a sophomore or junior and identify as Black, Latino, or Indigenous and/or attend school in a rural area or a small town, you may be invited to apply for one or more College Board National Recognition Programs:

  • African American Recognition
  • Hispanic Recognition
  • Indigenous Recognition
  • Rural and Small Town Recognition

This recognition of your achievements will help you stand out to colleges and connect with ones you might not have otherwise considered. You can include your award on college applications. Learn more and apply on BigFuture at