Merit Recognition Scholarship
Provided by: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
The Merit Recognition Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors in Illinois. To be considered for this award, you must a be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, rank in either the top five percent of your graduating class or score in the top five percent on the ACT, SAT or Prairie State Achievement Exam. You must also plan to attend an approved Illinois post-secondary institution on at least a half-time basis.