Award: Three (3) $2,000 awards for the Fiction category, three (3) $2,000 awards for the Poetry category
Eligibility: Rising high school students graduating in 2022, 2023, 2024, or 2025, and recently graduated 2021 seniors
Awards will be presented to students with the top submissions in the two categories below:
Winning literary entries will be published on the NSHSS website. Entries will be judged on creativity, technique, expression, and originality.
*All work must be the student’s original work.
Plagiarism: NSHSS has a no-tolerance policy for plagiarism. Any applicant whose winning work is determined to be plagiarized in whole or in part will forfeit any awards.
By submitting your work to us, you are giving NSHSS and its partners, affiliates, and licensees the non-exclusive right to publish your work in any format, including print, electronic, and online media. However, all individual contributors to NSHSS retain the right to submit their work for non-exclusive publication elsewhere, and you have our permission to do so.
Please note: Students have the option to apply to one or BOTH categories. Only one entry per category is allowed. Students are only eligible to win one NSHSS Scholarship per academic year.
Application Opens: June 1, 2021
Closing Date: October 31, 2021 by 11:59PM
*Please note that closing time is in EST.