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Fort Bend ISD students named 2019 college-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners (6/5/19)

FORT BEND ISD (June 5, 2019) – Seven 2019 Fort Bend ISD high school graduates are among more than 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institutions. The awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

 

FBISD’s scholarship recipients include:

  • Alan Luu, Dulles High School, National Merit University of Houston Scholarship
  • Nhi Huynh, Travis High School, National Merit University of Texas at Dallas Scholarship
  • Bassel Ibrahim, Clements High School, National Merit University of Houston Scholarship
  • Adarsha Pokkulandra, Dulles High School, University of Texas at Dallas Scholarship
  • Anirudh M. Srivatsav, Elkins High School, National Merit Texas A&M University Scholarship
  • Katherine Tao, Dulles High School, National Merit Southern Methodist University Scholarship
  • Annie Wu, Dulles High School, National Merit Texas A&M University Scholarship

 

This year, 173 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sponsor colleges and universities include 95 private and 78 public institutions located in 43 states and the District of Columbia.

 

This is the third release of scholarship winners in 2019. Corporate-sponsored awards were announced in April and winners of $2,500 scholarships in May. Additional recipients of college-sponsored awards will be announced in July, bringing the total number of college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients in the 2019 competition to about 4,100. By the conclusion of this year’s competition, nearly 7,600 academic champions will have won National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million.

 

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