Be More isn't just a program.

With the most challenging honors criteria and the most diverse set of young scholars, NSHSS has changed the face, meaning, and expectations of an inclusive honors society. 

NSHSS is more than just high school, more than college, and more than a career. NSHSS is a community of trailblazing individuals who believe that enough is never enough. It is a network of over 2 million lifetime members from across the globe who believe in being the next agents of change and the next thought leaders.

As we continue to recognize the most deserving and welcome them into the NSHSS family, we know honor is just the beginning. We know high-achieving scholars need more. That is why we strive to provide resources, tools, and a community of belonging to help our scholars collaborate and thrive. We invite our scholars to strive to Be More.


More than $100,000 in Be More Grants

Be More is where innovation thrives. We celebrate risk-takers, dreamers, and visionaries. Whether you’re launching a startup, designing an app, or reimagining an industry, we’re here to help propel you forward. NSHSS is excited to provide more than $100,000 in grants to lifetime members who have started nonprofits or projects that will make the world a better, more equitable place.

How to Be More—Advice from Claes Nobel, NSHSS Co-Founder

Take comfort in some advice from Claes Nobel, grand nephew of Alfred Nobel who established the Nobel Prizes, which are recognized worldwide as the most prestigious awards available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, economics, and activism for peace. Claes Nobel emphasized the importance of setting goals and working diligently to achieve them.


NSHSS pillars

The NSHSS Pillars guide and focus our mission of providing members with the best possible resources for success. Established by NSHSS Co-founder Claes Nobel and influenced by his 7 Rights, as well as by our own members, the following principles encompass the future of our organization and how we plan to Be More to create a world of possibilities.

NSHSS Intern Readiness Certificate Program

Students have the opportunity to engage in a 10-module program created with the needs of both students and employers in mind. The course registration fee of $195 includes two live, virtual panels with industry leaders in addition to a weekly curriculum of interactive and informative lessons and exercises. Each module covers a specific topic that experts have deemed to be important for an intern’s success.

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NSHSS Career Center

NSHSS is excited to announce its new Career Center for members! Whether looking for an internship, a new job, or simply to get help preparing for a job search, the NSHSS Career Center provides you assistance.

With over 1,000 jobs and internships, materials to help you prepare for job interviews, a career coach, and more, you are bound to find something to set you on a path to success!

What current members are doing to Be More

Glendis Asoyang
NSHSS Ambassador

"I was encouraged to join NSHSS by an upperclassman friend and I can wholeheartedly say it was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my academic journey. I especially love that NSHSS offers so many resources(webinars, scholarships, college tours, etc..) to guide and aide members to and through college and other post secondary schooling options. The NSHSS Ambassador community is a very friendly, supportive, and positive environment where members can socialize, network, and form meaningful connections. Personally I have connected and made good friends with the other NSHSS Ambassadors at my school and I would highly recommend joining NSHSS and applying for Ambassadorship as well!"

Ke'Lel Viltz
NSHSS Ambassador

"Being a part of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has been an incredibly rewarding experience for me. From the moment I was accepted into the organization, I have been given access to a wide range of opportunities that have helped me grow both academically and personally. One of the biggest benefits of being an NSHSS member is the access to exclusive scholarships and grants. The organization offers numerous opportunities for financial assistance, which has been a huge help in funding my education. Additionally, NSHSS provides members with access to networking events, leadership opportunities, and resources to help further their academic and career goals."

Juliany Tartas

"What I love about NSHSS is that you get to make connections with people as well as building leadership skills by going to the events they hold and being a volunteer. I believe that being a member of this society has taught me that not only am I achieving my goals as a student but also as a leader."

Courtney Forrester

"NSHSS has helped my daughter to find out about different colleges. Clemson is the college that she committed to, so the time and the live feedback from the students was amazing!"

Lillian Andrews-Booker

"What I love about my daughter being a member of NSHSS is her getting exposed to different cultures. This has impacted her life in that she is "Being Honored" and "Being More" authentically herself."

Kimberly Steele-McNeal

"NSHSS gave our son inspiration and motivation. It reminded him he was on the right path and challenged him to BE MORE."

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Jordan Tolbert
Central Georgia Technical College '26, Marketing

Jordan Tolbert is currently a Marketing student at Central Georgia Techincal College looking to graduate in the class of 2026. He is currently part of many college organizations such as CGTC Gaming Club, a member of Distinguished Black Gentlemen (DBG), part of Skills USA, and many more. Jordan started as a member of the NSHSS Ambassadors in 2019 and, after graduating, moved to a member of the NSHSS Collegiate Council. He was awarded the 2022 Outstanding NSHSS Ambassador award and remains an engaged member of the organization.

Tiebebe Gebru
University of North Texas, Class of 2026
NSHSS First Generation Scholarship Recipient

"Dear NSHSS, I am deeply honored and grateful to receive this scholarship from your esteemed organization. It is truly a testament to your commitment to supporting and empowering students like myself in our academic pursuits. This scholarship not only eases the financial burden of my education but also serves as a source of motivation and encouragement. Knowing that there are organizations like NSHSS who believe in and invest in the potential of students like me fills me with gratitude and determination to continue striving for excellence. I am inspired by the opportunity to share my journey and experiences with NSHSS and my fellow scholars. I hope that my story serves as a source of inspiration for other students who are working hard to achieve their dreams. Together, we can make a positive impact on the world and contribute to a brighter future for all. Thank you once again for your generosity and support. I am truly humbled and honored to be a recipient of this scholarship."

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Ty James
University of Oklahoma '27, Early Childhood Education

As a dedicated sophomore at The University of Oklahoma pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education, he is on a thoughtful journey to nurture and shape the minds of young learners. With an unwavering commitment and the exceptional education he is receiving, he is diligently preparing to make a lasting impact on the lives of these impressionable individuals. As he progresses through his studies, he is undoubtedly gaining invaluable insights into the delicate art of guiding young minds, fostering their curiosity, and instilling a love for learning that will serve as a foundation for their future growth. With his anticipated graduation in 2027, he will embark on a rewarding and meaningful career with the knowledge and skills to positively influence the next generation of learners.

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Kristine Strosser-Zuniga
University of Oregon '27, Journalism

Kristine Strosser-Zuniga is an upcoming sophomore at the University of Oregon majoring in Journalism with a minor in Political Science. Kristine currently works within the university’s Student Orientation Programs, interacting with incoming and prospective students and their families. She helps with any questions that prospective students may have as well as assist in the next steps of the enrollment process. Kristine is also an intern for the Student Alumni Association, ran through the University of Oregon’s Alumni Association. Besides all of this, Kristine remains enthusiastic about creating change on her campus and enjoying every moment of college. Go Ducks!

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Keyirra Morrow
Centre College '27, Biochemistry and Molecular Science

She is a First-Year student attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. She plans on majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Science (BMB) as well as double minoring in Health and Medical study and French. She is currently an International student Mentor, an assistant in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and an executive board member in numerous clubs on her campus.

Emma Hudson
University of South Carolina Upstate '26, Exercise Science

Emma Hudson is a rising Junior Exercise Science Major with a Minor in Health Communication and certificate in leadership at the University of South Carolina Upstate. She works for local SC sports teams and is a diehard Atlanta Braves fan! She is looking into combining the Athletic Training field with Sports Marketing/Communication. In her free time, she is with her family and dogs, collecting sneakers, and watching the Braves!

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Middle Georgia State University '25, Media and Communications

"Myr'lice' is a Junior at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, GA, majoring in Media and Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Myr'lice' currently works in her university's Office of Student Life as a Student Assistant for Greek Life and Community Service . She is actively involved in multiple clubs on campus such as Junior Student Leadership and was just named President of her campus' Campus Activities Board. She is also heading her Alternative Break Executive Board as well as a new organization for community service on campus. Myr'lice' is currently assisting her department in creating programs to help students find and engage with communities beyond campus life."

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Elizabeth Paras
South Pacific Academy, Pago Pago, AS

"This is the first time I've heard about NSHSS and my first time applying for a grant. At first, I was unsure about it, but I decided to go for it and fill out the application form. I even asked our principal for a recommendation letter. I was so happy and grateful at the same time when I got an email from NSHSS saying my entry was chosen. I didn't expect it, so I'm really happy about it. These funds will be a big help to our club and will make our experience even more meaningful. It's great to know that there are organizations like NSHSS that support student groups like ours."

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Shania Valentine
Page Unified School District, Page, AZ

"Page High School AVID Club would like to extend our sincerest gratitude and thank-you for this opportunity. This support will have a lasting impact on the educational aspirations and future success of our high school students. Your support will enable us to provide them with invaluable opportunities for personal and academic growth, ultimately helping them achieve their goals of attending and succeeding in college."