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NSHSS Research and Academic Paper Scholarship
Close Date: Monday, May 30, 2022 Award: 40 $250 awards
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Award: Forty (40) $250 awards

Eligibility: High school sophomores, juniors, or seniors 

Scholarship Details:
NSHSS will recognize forty (40) students who have written academic papers as class assignments in high school, such as a research paper, an original essay, or an analytical paper. The essay must have been assigned and submitted for a class you have taken in high school, or are currently taking. If you are dual-enrolled in high school and college, you may submit a paper from your college class.

Please note: We will not consider fiction or poetry, journal entries, computer programs, or lab reports. You may submit one paper per academic year. Winners must agree to the publication of their essay on the NSHSS website in order to receive the award. Winning essays will be posted on the NSHSS website. Submissions will not be returned.

Application Requirements:

  • Color headshot
  • Academic resume
  • Upload a copy of your essay on the online application as a Word document or pdf. Essays must be submitted in English. Include the following details for your paper:
    • Title of the paper
    • Brief description of the assignment
    • Name of the class
    • Term/year when the class was taken
    • Name of the teacher who assigned the paper
    • Email address of school counselor
      • If you are dual-enrolled, include the name of your college professor from your college course, the college at which you are enrolled, and the name of your high school

Application Opens: January 15, 2022
Closing Date: May 30, 2022 11:59PM

*Please note that closing time is in EST.

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