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Scholar's Day in Atlanta, GA

Come to be honored and recognized for your outstanding academic achievements!

Join NSHSS members, families, educators, and partners in the NSHSS hometown of Atlanta, GA for a two-day educational conference. This event will feature several workshops, a college and career fair, and networking opportunities.

At Scholar's Day, you and your family will learn more about all of the benefits of your NSHSS membership including $2 million in scholarship opportunities yearly, access to an extensive network of university, educational, corporate, and government partners, and, of course, the lifetime network of fellow NSHSS members.

 

SCHOLAR'S DAY IN ATLANTA, GA
NOVEMBER 19-20, 2021
Hyatt Regency Atlanta

 

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IMPORTANT EVENT NOTES:


Please refer to this page for the most up-to-date NSHSS Events COVID-19 policies.

NOTE that NSHSS Events are cash free. Only card and touchless payments will be accepted.

Interested in volunteering at Scholar's Day? Email LeslieWalton@nshss.org for more information.

NSHSS Scholar's Day

 

EVENT EXHIBITORS:

American Physical Therapy Association, America's Navy, Central Intelligence Agency, CollegeAdvisor.com, Columbia College (SC), Florida State University International Programs, John Cabot University, Knoyo Tutoring, Liberty University, New College of Florida, NewU University, Savannah College of Art and Design, The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), The University of Queensland, U.S. Army ROTC, Verto Education, Wofford College

List updated daily to reflect the most recent College and Career Fair participants

OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION TO OUR PARTNERS

Foundation for Economic Education, for awarding their two, $500 Economic & Financial Literacy Educator Grants at Scholar's Day, and for providing a copy of I, Pencil to all attendees!

Brown & Bigelow, for providing fun swag items for attendees and exhibitors!

Thank you to our event sponsors!

SCHOLAR'S DAY 2021

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

 

REGISTER HERE

FEATURED SPEAKERS

 Dr. Lawrence Schall
 President
 New England Commission of Higher Education

 

Kera Wright 
Senior Vice President 
ALSAC, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 

EVENT AGENDA

NOTEAgenda is subject to change. The finalized agenda will be sent out to all attendees the week of the event from Eventbrite.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19

2:00-5:00 PM College and Career Fair
Meet representatives from outstanding universities and explore opportunities with corporate, educational, and government leaders of renowned organizations from around the globe.

2:00-6:00 PM Registration

2:00-8:00 PM NSHSS Store
Snag your NSHSS swag!

4:00-5:00 PM Welcome Reception
Enjoy snacks and beverages while you wait for the Welcome Session to kick off.

5:00-7:30 PM Welcome Session
Scholar’s Day Atlanta 2021 will kick off with a welcome message from NSHSS President and Co-Founder Mr. James Lewis, followed by event announcements and more.

7:30-9:00 PM Member Party
Students, let loose with fellow members at a party just for you! Music, games, and refreshments come together to create a great opportunity to network.

8:00-8:45 PM NSHSS 101 Informational Session for Parents
Parents, sit back and learn more about the infinite possibilities available in your student's NSHSS membership.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20

8:00-9:30 AM Breakfast

8:00 AM-1:00 PM College and Career Fair
Meet representatives from outstanding universities and explore opportunities with corporate, educational, and government leaders of renowned organizations from around the globe.

8:00 AM-3:00 PM NSHSS Store
Snag your NSHSS swag!

8:00 AM-3:00 PM Registration

9:00-9:45 AM Future Focused Panel
Hear from a variety of well-respected professionals about what they are looking for from the next generation workforce and how to build important skills to be prepared to make the transition from academic success to career achievement.
Panelists include: CIA, U.S. Army ROTC

10:00-10:45 AM Workshops
Option to attend five different educational workshops, including:

  • U.S. Army ROTC
  • 18+ only: CIA Student Programs - Ready Now! CIA Intern and Employment Opportunities Presented by CIA

11:00-11:45 AM Workshops
Option to attend five different educational workshops, including one presented by CIA

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Be More-a-Thon Presentations Open
View the projects, prototypes, and nonprofits selected to compete in the NSHSS Be-More-a-Thon for the chance to win a $10,000 grant.

11:45 AM-1:00 PM Lunch On Your Own
Enjoy lunch with your family at a nearby eatery. NSHSS will provide recommendations.

1:00-1:45 PM General Session Presented by CollegeAdvisor.com
Details coming soon!

2:00-2:45 PM Workshops
Option to attend five different educational workshops, including:

  • U.S. Army ROTC Workshop
  • 18+ only: CIA Student Programs - Ready Now! CIA Intern and Employment Opportunities Presented by CIA
  • College Admissions: Building a Successful Game Plan Presented by CollegeAdvisor.com

3:30-5:30 PM Member Recognition Ceremony 
Hear final thoughts of inspiration from closing speakers. All members will receive an honor medallion for their academic achievements.

SCHOLAR'S DAY 2021

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

 

REGISTER HERE

HOTEL AND PARKING

NSHSS has secured a discounted room block at the event venue, the Hyatt Regency Atlanta at the rate of $149/night.

BOOK HERE until Saturday, October 30, 2021.
*Limited number of discounted rooms available; first come, first served

 

VALET PARKING
Valet parking is available in a protected, underground garage for $50 per night. This includes 24 hour access to your vehicle with in/out privileges. Vehicles are picked up in the Motor Lobby, located on level LL3 of the Atrium Tower. Parking at the hotel may be limited due to high demand.

SELF PARKING
Though there is no official hotel self-parking, Hyatt guests may elect to self-park at designated off-property locations and enjoy discounted rates with no in/out privileges. As events in the city warrant, parking costs at non-Hyatt facilities are subject to change without notice. We do not recommend parking in any open, unsecured lots. Click here to find additional parking options near the hotel.

For more transportation information, including public transit info, please visit the hotel website here.

Scholar's Day Frequently Asked Questions

Find here the answers to all of your Scholar's Day questions!

 

Are there NSHSS Events COVID-19 protocols in place?

All attendees, partners, and speakers at NSHSS Events must wear a face covering. Social distancing is implemented at NSHSS Events.

Find the most up-to-date NSHSS Events COVID-19 policy here.

 

What is Scholar's Day?

Scholar's Day is NSHSS's signature event. Over the years, NSHSS has hosted thousands of members, families, partners and friends at Scholar's Day events in Washington D.C. and Atlanta, GA. Fun fact: the first Scholar's Day was held in the US Senate! 🏛️

 

Does NSHSS provide accommodations or transportation?

Each attendee is responsible for their own accommodation and transportation arrangements. NSHSS does not assist with airfare, however, we do provide a discounted hotel room block. See details above.

 

Do I have to purchase tickets for my whole family?

Yes! To be admitted to Scholar's Day, each attendee must purchase a ticket via Eventbrite.

Questions?

Email rsvp@nshss.org