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NSHSS Scholarships

At NSHSS we know that college scholarships, pre-college and study abroad programs and connections to universities are priorities for our scholars and their families. NSHSS offers a range of lifetime member benefits connecting scholars with over $1 million in scholarships and with the resources they need to develop their strengths at each step along way – from high school to college to career.

NSHSS Members attend The Pink Cloud Initiative in Milan, Italy

Six NSHSS members pursuing science and technology-related studies and careers received scholarships to attend The Pink Cloud Initiative, hosted by Microsoft Italy, in Milan, Italy, on May 19-21, 2015. The Pink Cloud is a special initiative developed by Microsoft aimed at closing the gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in order to create a society based on gender-equal opportunities.

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NSHSS Scholarship Director Dr. Susan Thurman Offers Helpful Tips for Scholarship Applications

"Our members tell us the top reasons they join NSHSS are access to scholarships, study abroad and internship opportunities, and the chance to meet college admissions representatives at member events. In this video, 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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My Lifetime Journey with NSHSS

Harvard graduate Carlos Bortoni received a Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship in 2010 and served as a dedicated Student Council member. Making the most of his lifetime membership in NSHSS, he helped launch the NSHSS Fellows Program, an alumni network of NSHSS members who have graduated from college.

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Neha Gupta Receives International Children’s Peace Prize Award

Claes Nobel Scholarship recipient Neha Gupta, a freshman in the Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University, has been awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize Award for her outstanding work helping over 25,000 impoverished orphans through her non-profit organization Empower Orphans, which she founded at the age of nine. She accepted the award at a ceremony in The Hague, Netherlands, from Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander, former archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was in attendance.

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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 was invited to join the NSHSS Student Council during her college years, and now serves as Vice President of Community Development & Outreach for the NSHSS Fellows Executive Board, our alumni network of NSHSS members who have graduated from college. Shambrekia has benefitted significantly from the lifetime benefits of NSHSS membership, and is committed to giving back to younger members of NSHSS so that they too may grow from the experiences the Society offers.

NSHSS Boston Member Event 2015

NSHSS members participated in a Q&A session during the Boston Member Event at the Harvard Art Museums. Students had the chance to connect with other NSHSS members and received advice from the NSHSS Fellows Executive Board during the College Success panel. The Boston 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 events yearly in various cities and states.

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Latest News

  • NSHSS Staff Members Share their Favorite College Memories

    by | 5/24/2016 7:16:02 PMTo celebrate graduation season, NSHSS Staff members have decided to share their favorite memories from college, and the pictures that go with them. Seniors, we want to know where you are going next; post a picture of you in your college gear on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and tag it using #NSHSSCollegeSpirit. We'll select 10 pictures at random to win a $25 Amazon gift card to help you stock up on dorm room essentials. Please post your pictures by June 15th to be eligible to win.

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  • The New Dream Jobs

    by | 2/29/2016 8:49:00 AM(The New York Times) - What a survey of millennials might tell us about the workplaces of the future. By Jenna Wortham

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  • Ford College Community Challenge: Building Sustainable Communities

    by | 4/29/2016 11:57:31 AMHow would you work to build a sustainable community? Submit a Ford College Community Challenge proposal to solve an unmet community need for a chance to win a $25,000 grant.

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