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Join and Connect with a Chapter

By joining your NSHSS Chapter, you can become more involved with your high school, community, and the NSHSS organization. Each Chapter determines its own service and high school project. Do you see a need in your school? Is there something you want to add to make your community better? Bring those ideas to the chapter! Maybe you’re a leader with a wealth of ideas? Taking part in an NSHSS Chapter is a great way to develop your leadership skills, connect with peer scholars like you with similar interests, and gain valuable community service experiences. Join today and create the pathway you and your peers want and the legacy you wish leave behind.

What's Next?

Start your journey today by joining NSHSS
Login to your dashboard and click My Chapter to connect with your Chapter
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Member Qualifications

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. 

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

Total combined IB test scores of 40 or higher

IGCSE Grade A or higher

Top 10% rank in class

*Scores from the old exam (SAT score 1750 or higher; PSAT score 200 or higher) will be accepted.


We’re on the road meeting with awesome student scholars and educators who are starting NSHSS chapters in high schools like yours! Follow @NSHSS as we may just show up in your town with exciting news!  #NSHSS #NSHSSNextChapter