Description of Data Element 01407
NAME: National Merit Scholar Indicator
FILES/TABLES: RET SDCF
Study of Applicant Characteristics
A flag to indicate if an undergraduate student has received a
National Merit, National Achievement or National Hispanic award.
DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE ERROR LEVEL
NON-NUMERIC & 01060=L,U CRITICAL
FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON FREQUENCY
Valid code required on all undergraduate students. If a
student receives multiple awards choose the one with the
highest applicable value.
The element is not required for unclassifed or graduate students
(01060=A,B,N) and will not generate an error if it is blank.
If the element is coded for non-required students, it
will be edited for a valid code.
9 National Merit Scholar Recipient
8 National Achievement Scholar Recipient
7 National Merit Scholar Finalist
6 National Achievement Scholar Finalist
5 National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist
4 National Achievement Scholar Semi-Finalist
3 National Hispanic Scholar Recipient
2 National Hispanic Scholar Finalist
1 National Hispanic Scholar Semi-Finalist
0 Not National Merit or Achievement or Hispanic
Scholarship Recipient, Finalist or Semi-Finalist
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)
COLUMN NAME: NAT_MERIT_SCH_IND
SHORT NAME: NATMERIT
CREATE-CHANGE DATE: 06/15/05
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