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NSHSS Student Exhibition

What are you doing to “Be More?” Showcase your work and your passions at the NSHSS Student Exhibition during Scholar's Day in Atlanta, GA and compete for a $1,000 award. NSHSS will review proposals and select top applicants to showcase at the Student Exhibition.

 

WHAT IS THE STUDENT EXHIBITION?

The Student Exhibition takes place on November 30 and December 1 during NSHSS Scholar’s Day 2018 in Atlanta, GA. Located alongside the College & Career Fair in Exhibit Hall D of the Cobb Galleria Centre, the Student Exhibition is a series of exhibits that showcase the passion projects of NSHSS Members. Each exhibit is focused on one of the following themes:

  1. STEM & Innovation 
  2. World Betterment (non-profit, social business, social innovation or social advocacy efforts)

With an audience of approximately 2,000 NSHSS members, families, educators, and corporate leaders, this is a great opportunity to shine a spotlight on your work and expose others to the issues that mean the most to you.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

STUDENT EXHIBITION HOURS

Student Exhibits are open to attendees during the following times.

  • Friday, November 30, 2018, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 8:00 to 10:00 AM

* Official presentations will take place between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM on Friday, November 30. During this time, the Student Exhibition area will be open only to exhibitors and judges.

 

PRESENTATIONS & JUDGING

Presentations will take place on Friday, November 30, 2018, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Each exhibitor will have 3 minutes to present their display to three judges. The judges will then have 2 minutes to ask the exhibitor questions. The exhibitors should be available throughout the session for any follow-up questions.

 

PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

 

AWARDS
The top two exhibitors from each category will be presented with a cash prize during the Member Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, December 1.

  • First Place: $1,000
  • Second Place: $500

Ten additional exhibitors in each category will receive a $100 cash prize. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 11:59 PM ET
All applicants will be informed of their selection status on November 26.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Log in to your member dashboard, select "RSVP for Events" and complete the application for "NSHSS Student Exhibition." Applications are comprised of the following:

  • Proposal: Develop a response of approximately 250 words describing why you are seeking this opportunity to showcase your research, projects, community service, companies, etc. (Consider what you hope to gain from the experience? What will NSHSS members attending Scholar's Day gain from learning about your exhibit? Why is your exhibit important?)
  • Resumé: Include a resumé listing honors and awards, leadership activities, community service, and extracurricular activities. Please highlight activities relating to the category in which you are aiming to present an exhibit.
  • References: principal and counselor's name and email address
  • Photo: A color headshot suitable for possible website posting is required.
  • Optional: If applicable, please include any photos, articles, video links, and any other relevant material regarding your potential exhibit.

 

*Before you apply, please ensure that you will be able to abide by the following: Exhibitors must attend NSHSS Scholar's Day 2018 in Atlanta, GA on November 30 and December 1. Each exhibitor must prepare a presentation (see presentation guidelines). Exhibitors are expected to dress business professional during the presentations on November 30th.

 

CHECK OUT THE WINNERS FROM THE 2018 D.C. STUDENT EXHIBITION