national merit scholar

At the FAU College of Social Work & Criminal Justice, we inspire and prepare you, as tomorrow's leaders, scholars, practitioners, clinicians, and policymakers to enact positive change. As a National Merit Scholar, you will enjoy all of the built-in benefits of being a student in our college - plus access to hands-on mentorship, priority registration, job readiness prep, and more throughout your degree program.

nms year 1
  • Priority consideration for invitation-only Soar in 4 Scholars Program
  • Advance registration
  • Faculty mentorship
  • Employer panels and info sessions from local, state and federal agencies
nms year 2
  • Research and publication opportunities with faculty
  • Leadership opportunities and involvement in clubs and honors societies
  • Career Fairs specific to your major
nms year 3
  • Ongoing research, publication and Career Fair opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Career prep workshops
  • Access to additional Honors Degree in Criminal Justice Research
nms year 4
  • Accelerated graduate programs that fast track you toward earning your graduate degree
  • Ongoing internship, research and job readiness opportunities

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