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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Make Time to Apply for Scholarships Over the Break

Visit for guidelines on the scholarships available for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships and National Scholar Awards application and other NSHSS scholarships will open in online in the member dashboard in the next few weeks - you may wish to start gathering the information you will need: personal statement about your goals and accomplishments and a resume of awards, honors, leadership activities, service activities, clubs, extracurricular activities. Be thinking of an educator to provide a recommendation for you, and how to request your transcript. Also, review the scholarship application tips that have been gathered from a variety of scholarship recipients and scholarship providers: Scholarship Application Tips

Congratulations to all of our 2013-2014 scholarship recipients.

Scholarships Currently Open
CollegeWeekLive Scholarships for NSHSS Members

$1,000 scholarships awarded

January 31, 2014; March 31, 2014; May 31, 2014

NSHSS partner CollegeWeekLive, the world’s largest college fair and admissions event website, is offering five $1,000 college scholarships exclusively for NSHSS members. CollegeWeekLive believes that a college education is the key to having opportunities in life. That's why their scholarship will reward students who are working hard to research, apply, and choose a college. Simply follow these steps and you’re automatically entered in the scholarship drawing:

  1. Create an account at
  2. Visit 3 college pages of schools that interest you while logged in to CollegeWeekLive
  3. Let us know how you’re preparing for college and post your response either to CollegeWeekLive’s Facebook Page or through Twitter with the hashtag #cwlnshss

Eligibility: Must be a high school member of NSHSS and follow the steps above. Applicant must enroll no later than Fall 2018 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school).NSHSS members can register for CollegeWeekLive at

Congratulations to recent CollegeWeekLive Scholarship recipient Gabby Timlett of WarwickValleyHigh School in Warwick, NY.

NEW: Tesoro Youth Leadership Award
Deadline February 28, 2014
$2,500 college scholarships through the NSHSS Foundation established to encourage leadership in young scholars. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be 2014 high school graduates residing in one of the following states:Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. z
Apply on the Foundation website.

Sponsored through the NSHSS Foundation - Abercrombie & Fitch Anti-Bullying Scholarships
Deadline February 1, 2014
In order to support standout students who academically persevered while experiencing bullying, and for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities, Abercrombie & Fitch is launching an ongoing college scholarship program through the NSHSS Foundation. High school students worldwide graduating in 2014 are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships renewable for up to 3 years. Guidelines and application are available on the NSHSS Foundation website.