When Nancy Tilghman's daughter Ruby competed for one of the $10,000 NSHSS Be More Fund grants, it was an opportunity to not only refine her passion project and polish her presentation skills, but also to connect with like-minded students who challenged and inspired her. In this video, Nancy shares how those important networking opportunities will continue to grow beyond high school and into college.
NSHSS recognizes young scholars who have demonstrated excellence through their academic achievements based on objective criteria, including grades and test scores. Students must meet any one of the following criteria to be considered for membership.
3.5 Cumulative GPA (4.0 Scale) or higher (or equivalent such as 88 on a 100-point scale)
1280 SAT score or higher
1150 PSAT score or higher
26 ACT score or higher
Score 4 or higher on any AP exam
Total combined IB test scores of 36 or higher
IGCSE Grade A or higher
Top 10% rank in class