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NSHSS Emerging Leader Award 2018
Deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Award: $1,000 scholarship
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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate college freshman, sophomore or junior who demonstrates exemplary leadership in their school, community and/or workplace.
  • Be enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate degree program with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time student taking 12 or more credits during Fall 2018 semester.
  • Application is open to NSHSS college members worldwide.

Scholarship Award: $1,000 scholarship The NSHSS Emerging Leader Award recognizes a student who has made a significant impact and positive difference through his/her leadership activities and initiatives. Scholarship funds will be sent to the student’s university prior to the Fall 2018 semester and can be used at any 4-year accredited university.

Application Requirements:

  • Resume (may be copied and pasted or uploaded)
  • Transcript (may be uploaded, mailed, or emailed)
  • Educator Recommendation (submitted via online form; link provided in application)
  • Principal and counselor's name and email address
  • Color headshot suitable for website posting
  • Personal statement of 500 words to two of three questions below:

A. In your own words, how do you define leadership?

B. What three words best describe your leadership style and why?

C. Explain how your leadership in a particular activity or initiative has made a positive impact on the lives of others and/or in your community.

About The NSHSS Emerging Leadership Award:
The NSHSS Emerging Leadership Award is sponsored by Morgan Vazquez, President of the NSHSS Fellows Executive Board. Morgan Vazquez, an NSHSS scholarship recipient in 2009, graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University, where she remained actively engaged with NSHSS.

As a Student Council member, Morgan spent time speaking and providing advice to college-bound students and served as an NSHSS representative during Nobel Week at the University of Stockholm. Currently, she is a Vice President – Senior Recruiter of Campus Strategy & Pipeline Development at BNY Mellon in New York City.

You may view the application before submitting your application, but once you submit your application, it is closed for editing.

Deadline: May 15, 2018

Eligible NSHSS Members will be invited to apply on their Member Dashboard when the application opens.