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Membership

Unlock Your Potential with a Lifetime of Benefits

A Lifetime Membership in NSHSS helps today’s scholars become tomorrow’s leaders through recognition, exclusive scholarships, college fairs, internships, career connections, personal development events, leadership opportunities, and more. We are committed to supporting you on your path to greatness.

Unsure if NSHSS is worth it? Your one-time Lifetime Membership fee of $75 goes toward the costs of member communications, benefits, scholarships, technology support, and more. There are no additional fees to apply for scholarships. You are a member for life, and your full benefits extend from high school to college and beyond.

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1,400,000

Young Scholars

In Our Member Community Since 2002

2,000,000

Dollars

In Scholarships Awarded Annually

25,000

High Schools

With NSHSS Members, Including Your School

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.

A Lifetime of Benefits for High School, College, & Beyond

High School

Gain access to exclusive scholarships to help you pay for college, plus leadership events, college recruitment fairs, and more.

College

Broaden your horizons through scholarships for international study abroad experiences and summer programs. Gain valuable real-world skills through top-notch internships.

Graduate School

Continue to benefit from scholarships, study abroad programs and exclusive resource discounts even as you pursue graduate studies.

And Beyond

As an NSHSS Lifetime Member, you’ll connect with high-caliber business partners, giving you an edge over your competition.

Be Recognized

What are you waiting for? Celebrate your hard work and academic achievements and start enjoying the benefits of Lifetime Membership today.

What It Means To Be A Member

The impact of networking

Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship recipient Paxton Peacock explains the importance of networking.

NSHSS Parent Interviews

NSHSS Parents discuss the opportunities & experiences their children have had as members of NSHSS.

Meilani Meleisea

Scholarship Recipient Meilani Meleisea explains how her membership has encouraged her to succeed.

Morgan Vazquez

NSHSS Fellows Board President Morgan Vazquez explains why she joined NSHSS.

Raina Kadavil

Raina Kadavil, a Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship recipient, share a few words of inspiration.

NSHSS Member Interviews

NSHSS members share their experiences and talk about the wide variety of membership opportunities.

Exclusive Partner Opportunities

NSHSS is proud to collaborate with our partners in education, business, nonprofit, and government to bring our Lifetime Members exclusive scholarship opportunities as well as discounts on test prep programs, textbooks, conferences, and more.