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NSHSS Passion Project Exhibition: Scholar's Day Atlanta 2019

The Passion Project Exhibition takes place on November 22 & 23, during NSHSS Scholar's Day in Atlanta, GA. Located at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, the Exhibition is a series of poster board exhibits that showcase the passion projects of NSHSS Members. Each exhibit is focused on one of two themes:

  1. STEAM & Innovation
  2. World Betterment (nonprofit, social business, social innovation, or social advocacy efforts)

With an audience of approximately 1,500 NSHSS members, families, educators, and corporate leaders, this is a golden opportunity to shine a spotlight on your work and share your passion with others. If your special project falls into one of the above categories, don't hesitate to apply!



Exhibition participants will be required during the following times:  

Friday, November 22

  • 2:00 PM - Exhibitors Arrive at Badge Pick-Up
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM - Exhibitors Set Up Projects
  • 3:00 PM-5:00 PM - Passion Project Exhibition Preview for Attendees*

Saturday, November 23

  • 8:15 AM - Exhibitors Arrive at Their Projects
  • 8:30 AM-10:30 AM - Official Judging of Projects
  • 11:00 AM-3:00 PM - Passion Projects Open to Attendees*

*You are not required to stay at your project for the entirety of these time slots. However, it's a great opportunity to practice your pitch!

The top three exhibitors from each category will be presented with a scholarship check during the Member Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, November 23. The scholarship is to be used for furthering your passion project. 

  • First Place: $1,000 USD
  • Second Place: $500 USD
  • Third Place: $250 USD


  1. Login to your NSHSS Dashboard
  2. Click on the "Apply for Scholarships" tab
  3. Click “Click Here to View Current Open Scholarships"
  4. Find "NSHSS Passion Project Exhibition at Scholar's Day Atlanta 2019" and select "REGISTER NOW"
  5. Complete & submit your application


Check out some of the winners from this summer's Exhibition in D.C.!

Haji Ali - 1st Place, World Betterment

Megan Dass - 2nd Place, STEM & Innovation

Neeyanth Kopparapu - 1st Place, STEM & Innovation