Scholarships That Use PSAT/NMSQT Scores

Some scholarship providers use PSAT/NMSQT scores to find eligible juniors.

National Merit Scholarship Program

The PSAT/NMSQT is the only qualifying test for the National Merit® Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.

National Scholarship Service

The National Scholarship Service offers a free college advisory and referral service for 11th-grade African American students.

Telluride Seminar Scholarships

The Telluride Association offers scholarships to gifted 11th-grade students for their 6-week summer program in the humanities and social sciences.


Can I opt out of having my information shared with these providers?

You can opt out of sharing your scores with the Telluride Seminar Scholarships program or the National Scholarship Service, but not with the National Merit Scholarship Program.

To opt out, write to PSAT/NMSQT by October 31 at this address:
P.O. Box 6720
Princeton, NJ 08541-6720

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