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Thursday, November 03, 2016

NSHSS November Scholarship Update

Now is the time to apply for NSHSS scholarships. Learn what scholarships are open now, and which ones will be opening soon. To learn more visit our Scholarship FAQ.

Scholarships are now opening, and members will receive email announcements as they open. Visit /scholarships for guidelines on the scholarships available for the 2017 academic year; click on the plus sign by individual scholarships for details on the award. Please make sure to mark your member profile contact preferences to allow email from NSHSS to receive information on scholarship applications. You can update your profile at any time in the member dashboard: /dashboard/ 

You can review some tips on applying for scholarships from our Scholarship Director: /newsroom/news-items/blog-posts/2015/october/dr-thurman-scholarship-tips/

Congratulations to our Travel Grant awardees for the NSHSS Stockholm Nobel Week Grants

NSHSS is awarding $1,500 travel awards to attend a special member program hosted by Stockholm University during the annual Nobel Week, at which time the Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies, the Nobel Lectures and numerous other festivities take place in honor of the 2016 Nobel Laureates.

Cailan Cumming, San Carlos, CA, University of California at Santa Barbara
Samyak Jain, Pune, India, Abhishek Arts Commerce And Science Junior College
Emilie la Cour, London, England, London School of Economics and Political Science
Nicholas Norwitz, Newton, MA, Dartmouth College
Oasya Taylor, Lexington, KY, Tates Creek High School

NSHSS Scholarships Now open:

Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships
College scholarships from $1000-$5000
Eligibility: NSHSS high school juniors and seniors

Based on academic record, leadership, and service
Deadline to apply: March 3, 2017
Apply online in your member dashboard: www.nshss/org/dashboard

Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards
College scholarships from $1000-$2500 based on outstanding initiative in community service.
Eligibility: NSHSS high school sophomores, juniors and seniors

Deadline to apply: March 10, 2017
Apply online in your member dashboard: www.nshss/org/dashboard

United Planet – International Volunteer Programs – Short and Long-Term Quests
NSHSS partner United Planet is an international non-profit organization, headquartered in Boston, devoted to building a global network of leaders and volunteers which fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared global challenges through immersive international service, internships and collaboration. United Planet is offering a full scholarship for any 1-3 week volunteer program in any of United Planet’s Short-Term Quest Destinations including: Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ghana, Nepal, Peru, Romania, South Africa and Tanzania. Students must be age 16 or older. NSHSS members may also apply for $500 partial scholarships for any of the quest programs. Visit /about-nshss/partnerships-and-collaborations/united-planet/ and our scholarship page for details.

Scholarship deadline: February 20, 2017

Now open in the NSHSS Foundation

Greg Goff Leadership Awards
Deadline: January 9, 2017

NSHSS Advisor Board Member Greg Goff, President and CEO of Tesoro Corporation, is sponsoring college scholarships based on outstanding leadership to help encourage and recognize young leaders in their schools and communities and to help invest in their higher education.
Eligibility requirements: High school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their schools and/or communities.

Hollister Co. Anti-Bullying Scholarships
Deadline: February 1, 2017


Hollister Co. has launched an ongoing college scholarships program for outstanding students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying and for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities. (Formerly called the A&F Anti-Bullying Scholarship).
Eligibility Requirements: High school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants may be U.S. or international students. Scholarship Award: Ten $2,500 scholarships renewable for three years.