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Monday, December 07, 2015

December Scholarship Update: Start Preparing for the New Year

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 now and in early January 2106; 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/ 

Congratulations to recent Scholarship Recipients
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Symposium Essay Contest: “Finding Inspiration Inside: Recognizing Character, Realizing Potential"
These students are the winners of the $1,000 Essay competition submitted for the NCCHR Scholar Symposium, co-hosted by NCCHR and NSHSS. These scholars were recognized at the event on November 7, at the Center in Atlanta, Georgia:

Maksud Dzhabrailov, Rome, GA, Darlington School
Angelique Edwards, Johns Creek, GA, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jazmin Garrett, Fort Deposit, AL, Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
Elijah Wilde, Asheville, NC, Ashville High School
Haley Williams, Harrisburg, NC, University of South Carolina

Deadline Extended! NSHSS DECA Entrepreneurial Scholar Award – There is still time to apply!

The DECA-Claes Nobel Entrepreneurial Scholar Award is open to NSHSS students who are also DECA members and who intend to pursue a college major in marketing, finance, hospitality or business. The $1,000 scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Applicants may be U.S. or international students. A total of three (3) scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded and presented to scholars at the DECA International Career Conference, April 23-26, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee. The application will be in your member dashboard. Deadline: December 31, 2015.

Visit our scholarship page for details on the following opportunities:
2016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations - Event Package Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline January 15, 2016
St. Michaels Boarding School Scholarship - Deadline: January 10, 2016
Minerva School 4 Year College Scholarship - Deadline: January 15, 2016
Georgetown College Tuition Scholarships  ($18,000-$22,000 per year) Deadline February 1, 2016
Connect-123 Internship Program Scholarships - Deadline February 1, 2016
African Impact Scholarship - 
Deadline February 1, 2016
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
Education First Scholarship - Deadline March 1, 2016
The Intern Group Scholarship (for college members) Deadline March 1, 2016

NSHSS Foundation – For details and how to apply visit
Greg Goff Leadership Awards - Deadline December 31, 2015
Earth Day Awards - Deadline February 29, 2016
Hollister Anti-Bullying Scholar Awards - February 1, 2016
Newly posted: Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards – Deadline February 26, 2016