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February Scholarship Update


Monday, February 06, 2017

February Scholarship Update

You may apply for NSHSS scholarships now. For more scholarship details, visit the NSHSS Scholarship FAQ at /faq/scholarships/.

Review scholarships for guidelines on our 2017 scholarships; click the plus sign by each scholarship for details on the award.  Please make sure to mark your member profile contact preferences to allow email from NSHSS to receive information about available scholarships. You can update your profile any time in your member dashboard.
Check out the scholarships below and a variety of other NSHSS scholarships:

NSHSS Scholarships Now Open!


NEW! Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action 2017

Scholarship for NSHSS high school members for 1 or 2 weeks  during 25 June - 16 July 2017.

Greenpop is an award-winning social enterprise on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet - and have fun doing it! Greenpop plants trees through urban greening and reforestation projects, spreads environmental awareness wherever they go, and runs leadership and eco-education programmes in Southern Africa. The scholarship includes all programme-related expenses in Zambia plus camping accommodation, all catering and ground transportation. This excludes travel fees to Zambia and insurance etc. Access brochure at, and access information guide at

*All NSHSS members receive a 15% discount on program registration fees for the Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action 2017. NSHSS members must mention their membership in NSHSS in their Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action application in order for the discount to be applied.

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2017

Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships
College scholarship from $1,000 - $5,000
Deadline: March 3, 2017

Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards
College scholarships from $1,000 - $2,500 based on outstanding initiative in community service.
Deadline: March 10, 2017

Claes Nobel Women of Tomorrow Leadership Awards

$1,000 college scholarships established to encourage and empower young women to assume future leadership roles in their colleges and universities, their careers and communities, and to become mentors for the young women following in their footsteps. 

Deadline: March 1, 2017

United Planet – International Volunteer Programs – Short and Long-Term Quests

NSHSS partner United Planet is an international non-profit organization, headquartered in Boston, devoted to building a global network of leaders and volunteers which fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared global challenges through immersive international service, internships and collaboration. United Planet is offering a full scholarship for any 1-3 week volunteer program in any of United Planet’s Short-Term Quest Destinations including: Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ghana, Nepal, Peru, Romania, South Africa and Tanzania. Students must be age 16 or older. Visit /about-nshss/partnerships-and-collaborations/united-planet/ and our scholarship page for details.

Deadline to apply: February 20, 2017


Scholarships Opening Soon:


NSHSS STEM Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships for students planning to pursue STEM careers.
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Claes Nobel Entrepreneur Scholar Awards
$1,000 cash prizes for NSHSS members who have an idea for a product, service, business, or other innovation.
Deadline: May 2, 2017


Scholarships now available through the NSHSS Foundation:


Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards
$2,500 scholarships for outstanding leaders residing in states west of the Mississippi.
Deadline: February 26, 2017

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships for students planning to pursue STEM careers.
Deadline: April 1, 2017

NSHSS Foundation Business/Public Policy Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships for students planning to pursue careers in business and public policy.
Deadline: April 1, 2017