Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Rensselaer Medal @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

For more than 100 years, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has awarded the Rensselaer Medal to exemplary high school students. This merit scholarship has a value of $120,000 and is guaranteed for four years (five years for the B.Arch. program) for each medalist who is accepted and enrolls at Rensselaer. NOHS is honored to recommend one outstanding member of the Class of 2021.

Please review the qualifications below and if you are interested and meet the requirements email
Please express your interest in being nominated by May 8th.
To be honored with the Rensselaer Medal, a student must:
  • Be ranked within the top 10% of their class
  • Be a high school junior
  • Excel in advanced math and science courses (chemistry, biology, lab-based physics, and at least four years of math, including pre-calculus, are required for admission to Rensselaer)
  • Demonstrate potential for success in a challenging academic setting
  • Exhibit significant involvement in extracurricular activities