NSHSS recognizes and rewards academic excellence by connecting high-achieving students with opportunities to develop their strengths and pursue their passions. We invite outstanding students to join our society for access to member-exclusive scholarships, college admissions counsel and advanced networking opportunities. NSHSS connects members with over $1.5 million in scholarships annually, as well as resources to help with the transition from high school to college, and college to career.
NSHSS Scholarship Application Tips
NSHSS Scholarship Director Dr. Susan Thurman offers advice on how to make your NSHSS scholarship applications stand out. These practical tips are also helpful for college applications.
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NSHSS Carter Center Holiday Event 2016
The NSHSS Carter Center Holiday Event’s College and Career Fair gave members the opportunity to speak one-on-one with college admission representatives, as well as with educational and corporate partners. NSHSS holds similar events in various cities and states throughout the year.
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My Journey with NSHSS
Paxton Peacock, a Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship recipient, explains the importance of networking, and how he leveraged the connections he made through NSHSS to attend the Global Student Leaders Summit in Davos, Switzerland.
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NSHSS 2016 Millennial Career Survey
The NSHSS 9th Annual Career Survey, conducted by Hanover Research, uncovers the opinions of more than 13,000 high school students, college students and young professionals in the areas of career choices, employers, workplace environment, communications, educational goals and global issues of importance.
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Words of Wisdom from the NSHSS Fellows Executive Board
Shambrekia Wise became a member of NSHSS in 2002 when she was a student at Pleasant Grove High School in Texas. She has benefitted significantly from the lifetime benefits of NSHSS membership, and is committed to giving back to younger members of NSHSS.
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Claes Nobel Speaks at the United Nations
In February 2016, NSHSS Chairman Claes Nobel (seen here with Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship recipient Raina Kadavil) was invited to speak at the 2016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations in the General Assembly Hall.
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