Merit Scholars Choosing OU


Thursday, June 1st 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


(Oklahoma City-AP) - More than half of the 75 Oklahoma students
receiving National Merit scholarships plan to attend the University
of Oklahoma. 48 of the 75 students are being provided scholarships
from the University of Oklahoma. Nine are receiving scholarships
from Oklahoma State. Two have scholarships from the University of Tulsa and two from Oral Roberts University. The students get scholarships of between $500 and $2,000 a year. The scholarships are awarded based on scores from the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test taken in their junior year. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation in Evanston, Illinois, has chosen more than 2,500 students as merit scholars nationwide.