National Merit Scholarships


National Merit Finalist

$3,000 per year for four years 

National Merit Semi-finalist  

$2,000 per year for four years

National Merit Commended

$1,000 per year for four years



Students recognized as National Merit finalists, semi-finalists, or commended in the national competition are eligible for these awards. To apply, send the Financial Aid Office a photocopy of the letter from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation indicating your achievement.

Note: This scholarship is awarded in addition to other merit scholarships given by CSB/SJU.

 Please send letters to:

Office of Financial Aid
College of Saint Benedict

37 S. College Ave.
St. Joseph, MN 56374
(320) 363-5388
(800) 544-1489
(320) 363-6099 (fax)


Office of Financial Aid
Saint John's University

P.O. Box 5000
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-3664
(800) 544-1489
(320) 363-3102 (fax)