EVANSTON, Ill. — National Merit Scholarship Corporation on July 13 announced approximately 1,700 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships finance by colleges and universities.

These Merit Scholar designees join more than 2,200 other college-sponsored award recipients who were announced in late May.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program who will attend their institution. College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to foru years of undergraduate studies at the institution financing the scholarship.

This year, 183 colleges and universities are sponsoring about 3,900 Merit Scholarship Awards. Sponsor colleges include 106 private and 77 public institutions in 44 states and the District of Columbia.

For more information, visit www.nationalmerit.org.

The latest recipients include:

Natalie Alice Kadonaga of Del Mar, a student at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego. Probable career field: Engineering. She received the National Merit Harvey Mudd College Scholarship.

Harvey Mudd is a highly selective college of engineering and science in Claremont. It is a member of a consortium of six colleges, the Claremont Colleges, where students interact in academic, social and cultural studies. Harvey Mudd has an enrollment of 540 with a faculty/student ratio of 1:8. It combines a rigorous scientific education with one-third of the coursework required in the humanities and social sciences.


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