THE WOODLANDS, TX – The John Cooper Faculty proudly introduced that one among their college students has been named a semifinalist within the 2023 Nationwide Benefit Scholarship Program. Charlie Pyle has made it from being one of many 1.5 million entrants into this 12 months’s competitors to being in alongside 15,999 different semifinalists. He now has a chance to proceed within the Nationwide Benefit Scholarship competitors.
Annually, the NMSC opens the competitors to U.S. highschool college students who take the Preliminary SAT/Nationwide Benefit Scholarship Qualifying Check (PSAT/NMSQT) and meet different program necessities. Practically all program individuals (entrants) are juniors planning to enter school in 2024. NMSC makes use of PSAT/NMSQT Choice Index scores (calculated by doubling the sum of the Studying, Writing and Language, and Math Check scores) to find out 50,000 high-scoring individuals who qualify for program recognition.
From there, the 16,000 have been chosen earlier this month, about one-third of the 50,000 excessive scorers, have been notified that they certified as Semifinalists because the highest-scoring entrants in every state. That is Charlie’s present place.
In February of subsequent 12 months, 15,000 Finalists will likely be chosen from the Semifinalists who meet educational and different necessities, and will likely be notified that they’ve superior to Finalist standing and can obtain Certificates of Benefit testifying to their recognition in this system. All Nationwide Benefit Scholarship winners (Benefit Scholar awardees) will likely be chosen from this group of Finalists based mostly on their talents, abilities, and accomplishments.
The ultimate step is the number of 7,250 Benefit Scholarship winners. Starting in March, NMSC will notify winners of the three varieties of Nationwide Benefit Scholarships:
• Nationwide Benefit $2500 Scholarships
• Company-sponsored scholarships
• Faculty-sponsored scholarships
In April, Might, June, and July, NMSC will launch names of Benefit Scholar designees to information media for public announcement. Woodlands On-line asks everybody in The Woodlands to maintain their fingers crossed for Charlie as his odyssey to the finals continues!