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National Scholars

Texas A&M, ranking 3rd nationwide for public enrollment of National Merit Scholars, is becoming the hub for more high-achieving students every year. Our goal is to provide students with a college experience that will not only stimulate their intellect, but broaden their perspective and encourage their success. By making us their first choice, National Scholars have access to exclusive scholarship packages and an inside look at campus through special programs.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

In addition to the academic opportunities available at Texas A&M University, there are also scholarships available to our National Scholars. Texas A&M is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to College Station fall freshman admits who are identified as either a National Merit Semifinalist, National Merit Finalist, or National Recognition Scholar. If you would like to learn more about these scholarships, please follow the link above to Scholarships & Financial Aid.

National Scholar Day 
Those who attend NSD will receive information about our scholarship opportunities, and will meet individually with college/departmental staff about their major areas of interest. Attendees can expect to participate in a faculty and student panel, learn more about the honors program and much more.

Who’s invited:
High school seniors who have been named a National Merit Semifinalist or National Hispanic Scholar.

National Scholar Experience | Spring 2021
Attendees of NSE will get a first-hand look at life on campus here at Texas A&M. Participants will take part in academic sessions and be able to interact with current students; and will learn more on the next steps to enrolling at the university.

Who’s invited:
National Merit and National Hispanic Scholar students that have been admitted to the University. 

National Scholar Invitational | June 15, June 29 and July 13
National Scholar Invitational is a program designed to show prospective students what Texas A&M University has to offer.  At this event students will learn more about academic programs, student life and much more! This virtual program will be hosted by utilizing the meeting platform ZOOM. This event is invitation only for students who will graduate high school in 2021, have scored high on their PSAT/NMSQT test and on track to being recognized as a National Merit or National Hispanic Scholar. 

Who’s invited:
Students who have just completed their junior year of high school and have scored high on the PSAT. Invitations will be sent mid-May. If you did not receive an invitation to this event, please contact us at

Schedule a Campus Visit

Meet our Texas A&M National Scholar Ambassadors! These students are current National Merit Scholars, National Achievement Scholars or National Hispanic Scholars that serve as Ambassadors for Texas A&M. You can meet our TANSA students at any of Texas A&M’s National Scholar recruiting events and they are here to answer any questions regarding academics, college life, student organizations, and more!

Contact Us

Crystal Riles
Senior Regional Advisor
(979) 458-0999

Schedule an Individual Appointment

Office of Admissions
217 John J. Koldus Building
1265 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843-1265

Make Texas A&M your first choice!