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NSHSS Scholar's Day 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Scholars, families, and educators are invited to gather at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, for the NSHSS Scholar's Day 2019 in Washington, D.C. This prestigious event is a celebration of academic excellence, where each member in attendance will be honored for their academic achievement.




REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 26, 2019, 11:30 PM ET

EVENT DATE: August 9-10, 2019

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745

**Attendees are responsible for getting to and from the event location. NSHSS does not assist with airfare or hotels.**

College & Career Expo exhibitors include: American Airlines Cadet Academy, American College of Greece, American Physical Therapy Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, Auburn University, Central Intelligence Agency, CET Academic Programs, College Find Me, Columbia University School of Professional Studies, Duke Kunshan University, EF Gap Year, Florida State University International Programs, George Washington University, Health Professions Week, IE University, Independent Educational Consultants Association, Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence, Liberty University, Maritime College State University of New York, Method Test Prep, Monash University, New York Institute of Technology, New York University, Outward Bound Costa Rica, Pharmacy Is Right for Me, Quinnipiac University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Scholarship America, Social Assurity, St. Jude Children Research Hospital/ALSAC, University of California Berkeley, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, University of Richmond, University of the Arts, U.S. Army Cadet Command, U.S. Army 4th ROTC Brigade, Virginia Commonwealth University, and more!


See highlights from Scholar's Day 2018


Friday, July 26, 2019, 11:30 PM ET

We recommended that you register as soon as possible. Seating is limited, and registration will close once we reach the venue's maximum capacity. Only those who register via Eventbrite will be admitted to the event. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Please register for the event prior to booking any travel or accommodations.


6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Check-in & Onsite Registration
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Passion Projects Open
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Opening Session

9:00 PM – 10:30 PM: Member Welcome Party


7:00 AM - 4:30 PM: Check-in & Onsite Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Passion Projects Viewing
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM: NSHSS Store

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM: College & Career Expo
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM: Breakout Sessions
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Break
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM: CIA Special General Session
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Breakout Sessions

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Mentor Roundtable
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM: Mentor Roundtable
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Member Recognition Ceremony

Thank you to our sponsors

Scholar's Day Speakers


American Airlines Cadet Academy New York Institute of Technology
American Physical Therapy Association New York University
Association of American Medical Colleges Outward Bound Costa Rica
Auburn University Pharmacy Is Right For Me
CIA Quinnipiac University
Columbia University School of Professional Studies Savannah College of Art and Design
Florida State University International Programs STA Travel
George Washington University The American College of Greece
Health Porfessions Week University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence University of the Arts
Liberty University Universtiy of California, Berkeley
Maritime College State University of New York US Army ROTC/Brigade
Method Test Prep Virgina Commonwealth University


NSHSS has secured a discounted room block at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Reserve your room before Friday, July 26, 2019 by calling Passkey/Groupmax Reservations at 1-888-789-3090 or using the reservation link below.

Group Rate: $199.00 per night (plus $22 resort fee)



**Please register for the event prior to booking any travel or accommodations.**

Why attend Scholar's Day?

We asked Kolby Keo, NSHSS Fellows Executive Board Member and D.C. Resident, why one should attend Scholar’s Day. Hear what he has to say!

Check out why you should participate in the Passion Project Exhibition in Washington D.C. from Grace Dent, NSHSS Fellow!

Hear from Lauren Ritter, NSHSS Fellows Executive Board Member, on why you should register for Scholar’s Day!

Learn a few College and Career Fair tips from NSHSS Student Council Member, Chasity Cofield, from Georgia

Hear from Rachel Stange, NSHSS Ambassador from Virginia, on some very important reminders for the upcoming Scholar's Day!