Something went wrong loading this image.

Enhance College Applications

Getting into college is becoming more competitive each year. Adding NSHSS as an honor on college applications helps show the level of academic achievement and well-rounded engagement that recruiters and admissions counselors look for.

In addition to learning about scholarship, study abroad, and internship opportunities, students who join NSHSS can improve their admissions potential by networking with university admissions officers, exploring potential career paths, connecting with a diverse group of like-minded, high-achievers, and more. 

Help your student join NSHSS today, or see what some of our members have to say below.

Accept Invitation


Quick Stats about NSHSS


Young Scholars

In Our Member Community Since 2002



In Scholarships Awarded Annually


High Schools

With NSHSS Members, Including Your Child's School

What Our Members Say

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 36 or higher

IGCSE Grade A or higher

Top 10% rank in class