|State provides scholarship incentives for achieving certain scores|
|Arizona||Yes. The state offers a tuition waiver valid at state universities for one full year following graduation from high school (renewable for up to 4 additional years based on university-determined criteria). Eligible students must meet three sets of criteria:|
(1) Complete 16 "Core Competency Courses" with at least a "B" OR earn an acceptable score on the AP test or a "4" on the International Baccalaureate (IB) test for that subject area.
(2) Meet GPA or class rank requirements.
(3) Exceed standards on all 3 AIMS (Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards) tests OR exceed standards on 2 AIMS tests and earn at least a "3" on any two AP tests or at least a "4" on any two IB tests.
|District of Columbia||No|
|Massachusetts||Yes. A candidate for the Certificate of Mastery must attain minimum scores on one of the following sets of assessments:|
(a) Two SAT II exams;
(b) Two AP exams;
(c) One SAT II exam and one AP exam;
(d) One SAT II exam and one Other Achievement; or
(e) One AP exam and one Other Achievement.
Students must earn at least a 3 on an AP exam or a "score on an SAT II exam determined by the Department to be comparable to a score of three on an AP exam where there exist SAT II and AP exams in the same subject area." Students earning a Certificate of Mastery receive a tuition waiver to state postsecondary institutions for up to 8 semesters, provided students maintain a minimum 3.3 GPA.
|Minnesota||Yes. The Achieve Scholarship offers up to $1,200 to high school graduates who completed a rigorous high school curriculum and meet various other criteria. One of the four means by which students may meet the "rigor" requirement is by completing at least AP or International Baccalaureate courses and scoring at least "3" on the AP exams or "4" on the IB exams.|
|American Samoa||No information located|
|Guam||No information located|
|Puerto Rico||No information located|