✦ The National Recognition Programs Application for 2023 is now closed. ✦
What are the National Recognition Programs?
A proven way for Black, Indigenous, Latino, and rural area students to stand out to colleges.
Why Apply for the National Recognition Programs?
Stand Out to Colleges
You can include this honor in your college and scholarship applications.
Show You're a Top Student
Receiving recognition means you’re a top-performing student.
Explore Your Options
You may find out about colleges you didn’t know existed or wouldn’t have considered since many schools send recruitment messages to awardees.
How to Qualify for National Recognition Programs
Students who take eligible administrations of the PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, or AP Exams will be considered for awards. Students must also identify as Latino, Hispanic, Black, African American, Native, Indigenous, or attend high school in a rural area.