Presidential Scholars Competition

Presidential Scholars Competition

About the Competition

The Presidential Scholars Competition is designed for high school seniors to compete for 15 "full-ride" and approximately 200 additional scholarships. 

Our Fall 2021 competition will have two in-person competitions and a virtual competition option. (Students chose one to attend)

In-person, on campus:  November 7-8, 2021 and November 14-15, 2021. 

Virtual: November 15 - 16, 2021

Students choose one competition session date. 

Registration for the competition will open in August 2021. Registration deadlines are usually about two weeks prior to the selected session.

Who can participate?

You may participate in the fall 2021 scholarship completion if you meet these criteria:

  • You are a high school senior, graduating in 2022, and entering college in fall 2022.
  • You have applied to and been admitted to NMU for fall 2022 prior to the competition registration deadline.
  • You meet these academic criteria: High school GPA is 3.50 or higher (cumulative, 9th-11th grade)

Sunday, Nov 7, 2021

Monday, Nov 8, 2021

Sunday, Nov 14, 2021

Monday, Nov 15, 2021

Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021

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NMU Campus or Virtual

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

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