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Scholarship Update: Time to Apply


Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Scholarship Update: Time to Apply

You can review some tips on applying for scholarships from our Scholarship Director: /newsroom/news-items/blog-posts/2015/october/dr-thurman-scholarship-tips/

Visit /scholarships for guidelines on the scholarships available for the 2016-2017 academic year. New scholarships are opening throughout the spring; click on the plus sign by individual scholarships for details on the award. Please make sure to mark your member profile contact preferences to allow email from NSHSS to receive information on scholarship applications. You can update your profile at any time in the member dashboard: /dashboard/  

Visit our scholarship page for details on the following opportunities, among others:

United Planet Merit Scholarship (Shorter Program Ages 16-18) - Deadline: February 15, 2016
United Planet Merit Scholarship (Extended Program – Ages 16 and up includes college members) – Deadline: February 15, 2016
NSHSS STEM Scholarship - Deadline: March 1, 2016
Education First Scholarship - Deadline: March 1, 2016
The Intern Group Scholarship (for college members) - Deadline: March 1, 2016
Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships - Deadline: March 15, 2016
Native American Scholar Awards - Deadline: March 15, 2016
Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards - Deadline: March 20, 2016

NSHSS Foundation – For details and how to apply visit
Earth Day Awards – Deadline: February 29, 2016
Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards – Deadline: February 26, 2016
STEM Scholarships – Deadline: April 1, 2016
Business Scholarships – Deadline: April 1, 2016

Gain the Science Fair Edge through College Admission Central!
To compete in prestigious science fairs and win them, you can gain an edge through specialized advice and instruction. As an NSHSS member, you now have the opportunity to enter our latest scholarship essay contest and win a copy of Science Fair Edge™, the acclaimed multimedia course on how to enter and win local, national, or international science competitions. Just write a short essay (between 250 and 500 words) responding to the question: “How will a particular advancement in science or engineering (of your choice) address a major problem of our age?"
Entry form link:
The contest will close when 100 entries are received, or on Friday, February 19th, 2016, whichever comes first.
Ten winners will be selected to receive total access to the self-paced video program (value $197), a product from NSHSS partner College Admission Central LLC. Science Fair Edge was created by CACentral’s INTEL-ISEF affiliated Science Research Director, Michael Blueglass, who will walk you through the essential elements of researching and producing that winning project.