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Monday, October 06, 2014

Scholarship Season is Back!

Visit for guidelines on the scholarships available for the 2014-2015 academic year. These will be opening through the Fall.

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:


Stockholm University Nobel Week Travel Scholarships
NSHSS partner Stockholm University is inviting 20 NSHSS members to participate in the Nobel Week festivities in Sweden, and NSHSS is providing $1,500 travel grants for five of those selected to travel from the U.S. to Stockholm, Sweden December 6-11, 2014. All NSHSS members are eligible to apply. The grant funds can be used for airfare to Stockholm and other expenses related to the event. Housing is not provided, but StockholmUniversity representatives will provide recommended housing locations and information. An itinerary of scheduled activities will be provided for all attendees. Participants will receive information on making travel arrangements. Students may bring one family member to accompany them on the trip; scheduled activities, however, are for students only. Travel grant recipient must also rsvp for the event in their dashboard by October 18, 2014. Recipients will be required to submit final travel waiver forms provided by NSHSS. To apply, you must rsvp in the member dashboard "events" section and also apply for the scholarship in the "apply for scholarships" section.

AFS Study Abroad Scholarship 2015
AFS-USA offers a $50 application fee discount for NSHSS members, as well as a $500 program tuition discount toward any year, semester or summer study abroad program. NSHSS members should use promo code "NSHSS" when applying to receive their discount. Additionally, AFS-USA and NSHSS also awards one merit-based scholarship that covers full tuition costs for any summer program, a unique opportunity worth up to $9,400.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2015. For information, visit


Abercrombie & Fitch Anti-Bullying Scholarships
Deadline to apply: February 1, 2015
Abercrombie & Fitch has launched an ongoing college scholarships program for outstanding students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying and for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities. High school students graduating in 2015, and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, are eligible to apply. Visit the following for details and to apply: and read about the 2014 recipients:

NSHSS STEM Scholarships
Five $1,000 STEM scholarship for NSHSS members graduating in 2015 who will major in any area of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Opening November 1, 2014; deadline to apply is January 15, 2015.

New! NSHSS Native American Scholar Awards
Three $1,000 scholarships for NSHSS members of Native American heritage. Open now; deadline to apply is December 15, 2014.

Congratulations to the 2014 
CollegeWeekLive Scholarship Recipients
NSHSS Partner CollegeWeekLive has awarded 5 $1,000 college scholarships to the following members: Keep posted for an announcement about applying for the 2015 awards.

Kay Covey, Raymond S. Kellis High School, Peoria, AZ, Glendale Community College
De'Seria Demeritte, St. Augustine's College, Nassau, Bahamas, College of Saint Benedict
Ashley Luyindu, Millbrook High School, Raleigh, NC, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Jacob Martin, Oakton High School, Fairfax, VA
Gabrielle Trimlett, Warwick Valley High School, Warwick, NY. Florida Institute of Technology