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Iowa State is proud of its ability to attract talented students from across the nation. Our community of scholars includes those students in the National Merit and National Recognition programs.
The university participates in the National Merit Scholarship Corporation's academic competition, the National Merit Scholarship Program, for recognition and undergraduate scholarships. To enter the scholarship contest, students must complete the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test).
Students recognized in the College Board's National Recognition Program are good candidates for scholarships at Iowa State. Students should complete the PSAT/NMSQT to qualify for academic recognition.