About the Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored and is produced by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) in the year 1946. It is supported by the parent organization of NHS, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

Students for this scholarship are selected based on outstanding academic performance, leadership skills, service, character, and community involvement. The organization strives to provide necessary financial assistance to students to help them pursue the education of their dream.

How to apply for this scholarship?

  • A student must first fill an online application that can be accessed from the official website. Applicants must log in to their account to proceed with their unique username and password to start the process.

  • Only chapter advisers will have access to scholarship materials. A candidate can download the instructions and forms by logging in into their account.

  • Each application requires one adviser certification and two recommendations from teachers, coaches, community leaders, or adults other than the NHS adviser who can speak to the applicant’s service and leadership work in high school. 

  • In addition to that, An applicant must type an essay in about 1000 words on the topic "Explain how the four pillars of NHS membership—scholarship, service, leadership, and character—have shaped your high school experience and postsecondary aspirations."

  • Scholarship packets should not be mailed to schools.

  • Each affiliated National Honor Society (NHS) chapter may nominate two seniors to compete for the national awards. 

Scholarship Amount and Deadline

The scholarship award amounts to $25000 available to many eligible applicants per annum.

The scholarship deadline date is fixed on 6th December 2019. All candidates are advised to submit documents before the mentioned date to avoid their application being rejected.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a current high school senior at the time of application.

  • A recipient must be a member of the National Honor Society.

  • To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must demonstrate their excellence in academics by maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or above.

  • This award available for the students in the U.S and eligible non-US citizens.

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