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Live in a small town or rural area? The National Recognition Award application opens in mid-January.

Updated: Jan 9

A student who goes to high school in a small town or rural area can be eligible for National Recognition based on their academic profile.

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What is the College Board's National Recognition Program?

Per the College Board, their National Recognition programs are a "tangible way to reward the hard work of Hispanic, African American/Black, Indigenous, and Rural students." This year the College Board has added a 5th group - first-generation college students.

How do I know if my high school is in a small town or a rural area?

Check out this locale look-up from the National Center for Education Statistics.

What is the academic profile of a student invited to apply to the National Recognition Program?

How am I invited to apply

What is the cut-off date to apply?

If I am awarded National Recognition, do I receive a scholarship from the College Board?

How do I find out more information?

What is the STARS College Network?

How do colleges know I have this award?

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