Your vision of going to college, gaining real-world experience through internships, and starting strong in your career shouldn’t be just a dream. The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) pairs you with high school and college scholarships, events, connections, internships, and career opportunities that last long after high school.
NSHSS is much more than an accolade on your college application. Gain access to scholarships to help you pay for college, plus events, college recruitment fairs, resource discounts and more..
78% of NSHSS members surveyed plan to attend graduate school. Unlike most honor societies, NSHSS continues to offer scholarships even at the graduate level. As an NSHSS Lifetime Member, you’ll connect with high-caliber business partners, giving you an edge against your competition. NSHSS is committed to helping you bring to life the career of your dreams.
Qualified students are eligible for scholarships to help you pay for college. This year, we will award over $2 million to help students pay for college, study abroad, summer programs, and even graduate school.
Leaders aren’t born. They’re made. NSHSS Members take their academic achievements to the next level with events from NSHSS. From college fairs to personal development workshops to internship and career connections, NSHSS is committed to preparing you for a bright future.
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Hear what some of our scholarship winners, corporate leaders, educators and the highest-achieving students have to say about what membership in NSHSS means to them and their futures. Membership is by invitation only to those students who have achieved at least one of our rigorous academic criteria for membership. NSHSS provides students with lifetime access to a variety of experiences and resources, including scholarships, leadership and study abroad programs, service activities and partner offers. NSHSS has much to offer a high-achieving student looking for a way to make an impact on their school, community and the world.
Want to learn more about the career interests of high-achieving Millennial and Gen-Z students? Find out what NSHSS members all over the US say is important to them specific to education, career, employment aspirations, and civic involvement. Also, find out which companies they want to work for. Featured on and