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Discover Why NSHSS Is Worth It

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Your vision of going to college, gaining real-world experience and starting strong in your career shouldn’t be just a dream.

Hear from these high school juniors and seniors on how membership in the National Society of High School Scholars has helped prepare them for college.

NSHSS pairs you with scholarships, national and on-campus events, connections, internships, and career opportunities that last long after high school.

What You Need To Know

  • Hard Works Pay Off

    Students meeting any one of the following requirements are invited to join NSHSS:

    • 3.5 Cumulative GPA (4.0 Scale) or higher (or equivalent such as 88 on a 100-point scale)
    • 1280 SAT score or higher (new exam 2016)*
    • 1150 PSAT score or higher (new exam 2016)*
    • 26 ACT score or higher
    • Score 4 or higher on any AP exam
    • Score 5 or higher on any IB exam
    • Top 10% rank in class
    *Scores from the old exam (SAT score 1750 or higher; PSAT score 200 or higher) will be accepted
  • Supporting Young Scholars to Become Tomorrow's Leaders

    Since 2002, the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has been supporting young academics on their journey to college and beyond as they prepare to become the leaders of tomorrow. Co-founded by the great-nephew of Alfred Nobel, NSHSS is inspired by the mission of the Nobel Prize to support academic achievement and world betterment. NSHSS pursues this mission by connecting members with exclusive scholarships, college fairs, internships, career and leadership opportunities, partner discounts, and more.

  • A Diverse Group of High Achievers

    Young scholars from around the globe join NSHSS to benefit from the recognition and opportunities of lifetime membership: 

    • 1.4 Million lifetime members
    • 160 countries represented by the NSHSS network
    • 64% of current NSHSS members have a GPA of 3.7 or higher*
    • 45% of members are fluent in a language other than English
    • 23.4% of members are the first in their family to attend college
    *statistics from 2016 NSHSS Millennial Career Survey


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