The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced an additional 2,000 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced an additional 2,000 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.

Upper Arlington residents receiving scholarships are James Arkin, Northwestern University; Blake Bertani, Ohio State University; Helen Chen, Ohio State University; Megan Gao, Northwestern University; Lindsay Gardner, University of Oklahoma; Rathi Ramasamy, Denison University; and Suzanne Ward, Vanderbilt University.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their winners from finalists in the National Merit Scholarship program who will attend their institution. College-sponsored awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution funding the scholarship.