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.
In Our Member Community Since 2002
In Scholarships Awarded Annually
With NSHSS Members, Including Your Child's School
Howard University, James W. Lewis Leadership Award Recipient
Georgia Institute of Technology, Claes Nobel Women of Tomorrow Leadership Award Recipient
Claes Nobel Legacy Award Recipient
NSHSS STEAM Scholarship 2019 Winner
Emory University Class of 2020, Aflac Scholar Award Winner
Pace University Class of 2020, Aflac Scholar Award Winner
Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship Winner 2017, Harvard Class of 2022
CIA STEM Camp Participant
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