NSHSS members are eligible for USD $2 Million in scholarships, summer programs, study abroad, leadership and peer networking opportunities.
What exactly should an honor society do? Hear what some of our scholarship winners, corporate leaders, educators and the highest-achieving students have to say about what membership in NSHSS means to them and their futures. Membership is by invitation only to those students who have achieved at least one of our seven rigorous academic criteria for membership. NSHSS provides members with lifetime access to a variety of experiences and resources, including scholarships, leadership and study abroad programs, service activities and partner offers. NSHSS has much to offer a high-achieving student looking for a way to make an impact on their school, community and the world.
In Our Member Community Since 2002
In Scholarships Awarded Annually
With NSHSS Members, Including Your School
Harvard Class of 2020, Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship Winner
Technology Analyst, Accenture, 2018 cum laude graduate of Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston
Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship Winner 2017, Harvard Class of 2022
Robert L. Sheppard Leadership Award Winner 2017, University of Hong Kong STEM Academy Scholarship Winner
Scholarship Recipient, Nobel Week 2017
NSHSS recognizes young scholars who have demonstrated excellence through their academic achievements based on objective criteria, including grades and test scores. Students must meet any one of the following criteria to be considered for membership.
Cumulative GPA – 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
1280 SAT score or higher
1150 PSAT score or higher
AP Exam – Score 4 or higher on any exam
Top 10% rank in class
88 or above on a 100-point scale
IB Exam - 40 total points or higher
IGCSE – Grade A or higher on any exam
26 ACT score or higher