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Your First Scholarship
Close Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 Award: 20 $500 Scholarships
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Award: Twenty (20) $500 scholarships

Eligibility: NSHSS Members who have never before won a scholarship (within NSHSS or any outside organization)

Every year, NSHSS continues to grow its scholarship funding to assist high-achieving scholars, like you, in making their college dreams come true. In today's academic climate, we know that scholarship funding is highly competitive. That is why NSHSS wants to help you win your first scholarship! In Your First Scholarship, an award for those who have never before won a scholarship, we will be walking you through all the steps of the application process, providing the best tips and tricks, and essentially, leaving you with a refined "toolbox" for you to use in all your future endeavors—from academic to professional. You can then submit all your newly gained knowledge and tools for the opportunity to win one (1) of twenty (20) $500 scholarships. Simply completing the process will make it easier for you to apply for more scholarship opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Educator recommendation letter
  • Personal Statement: 
    • In no more than 500 words, share your biggest strength and how you will use that strength to propel you into your future aspirations.
  • Pictures/videos/media showing your leadership in action (optional)
  • Color headshot suitable for website posting
  • Academic resume
  • Current Transcript (can be official or unofficial)

Application Opens: December 30, 2022
Closing Date: May 19, 2023 by 11:59PM

Wave One Applications Closed May 19, 2023

*Please note that closing time is in EST.