NSHSS Scholarship Program in USA 2023

Written by Michael Nz. on February 5, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Business and Management
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

     1930 North Druid Hills Road  Atlanta, GA, 30319  1.866.343.1800  404.235.5510  [email protected]

The NSHSS Scholarship Program from the National Society for High School Students is now available for US students to attend high school programs in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field, including any area related to the field of a doctor.

Take advantage of college scholarship opportunities to help you reach your potential and pay for the study, international study abroad, summer programs, and even graduation.

High school, undergraduate, and graduate students NSHSS scholarships are available to all students in the areas of academic excellence, entrepreneurship, leadership, literature, medicine, music, STEM, sustainability, visual arts, and more.


NSHSS is a recognized academic honors community, committed to recognizing and serving the highest-achieving students in more than 26,000 high schools in 170 countries.

With access to resources and a network of more than 1.7 million exceptional peers, from high school to college and career, NSHSS scientists embody academic dedication and excellent leadership in their schools, workplaces, and communities.

The National Society of Secondary School Scholars (NSHSS) has been supporting young scholars to go to universities and beyond as they prepare to be tomorrow’s leaders, since its inception in 2002.

NSHSS was co-founded by Alfred Nobel’s nephew and inspired by the Nobel Prize’s mission to support academic achievement and global improvement. NSHSS pursues this mission by connecting members with scholarships, college expos, internships, career and leadership opportunities, member discounts, and more.

Here is a list of the top 5 NSHSS scholarships available…

#5 NSHSS STEM Scholarship

The NSHSS STEM Scholarship is to attend a high school program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field, which includes any area related to the medical field. The purpose of the grant is to encourage the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Eligibility Requirements: NSHSS members older than high school plan to graduate in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field, including any area related to the medical field.

Scholarship: Participants receive cash prizes ranging from $1,000.

Application Requirements: Personal statement of 500 words explaining why you selected your intended STEM major and your future career plans related to this major.

  • Resume (can be copied and pasted or uploaded)
  • Transcript (can be uploaded, mailed, or emailed)
  • Educator Recommendation (submitted via the online form; link provided on application)
  • Name and email address of the director and counselor
  • Head color suitable for website post

Deadline: Currently the application is closed. The application for 2023 normally begins in February.

#5 How I Got Into My Dream USA School Scholarships

This scholarship is for international applicants to share their experiences entering their first choice. The University of the United States. This can include first-hand advice, guidance, and advice from students who have successfully joined the ranks of their dream schools and want to help others by sharing their own journey to college acceptance in the US.

Eligibility Requirements: International students currently attending a US university and international high school seniors planning to attend university in the United States.

Scholarship: USD$1,000

Application requirements:

  • A detailed account of your experience from high school through your acceptance to a US university based on the questions provided (2,500 words); (see below)
  • Resume
  • Transcription;
  • Headshot suitable for website publishing;
  • Educator recommendation;
  • Copy of college application materials (including college application essay and why you selected the topic)
  • Applicants may be required to submit a video of no more than 4 minutes to introduce themselves and share their path to college acceptance.

It is extended: The application is in progress.

#4 Central Intelligence Agency (CA) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

A partner of NSHSS, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) invites high school and college seniors to apply for the CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program. If you have good grades (particularly in STEM), are a leader in and out of the class, and meet the eligibility and job criteria, consider applying and bringing your unique perspective to the CIA.

Eligibility Requirements: US citizenship is required. All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area. To view the full list of required qualifications, click here.

Scholarship: Tuition assistance, up to $18,000 per calendar year, two full-time internship opportunities during summer break beginning in 2023, and continued employment with the CIA upon graduation from college.

Extended: July 2023

#3 NSHSS Emerging Leader Award 2023

The NSHSS Emerging Leader Award recognizes a student who has made a significant impact and positive difference through their leadership activities and initiatives. Scholarship funds will be sent to the student’s university by the fall 2023 semester and can be used at any 4 accredited universities.

Eligibility requirements :

  • College freshman, sophomore, or junior who demonstrates exemplary leadership in their school, community, and/or workplace
  • Be enrolled in a 4-year college degree program with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • A full-time student taking 12 or more credits during the Fall 2023 semester
  • The app is open to NSHSS college students worldwide.

Scholarship: USD $1,000 scholarship

Application requirements :

500-word personal statement to two of the three questions below:

  1. In your own words, how do you define leadership?
  2. What three words best describe your leadership style and why?
  3. Explain how your leadership in a particular activity or initiative has had a positive impact on the lives of others and/or your community.
  • Resume
  • Academic record
  • educator recommendation
  • Head color suitable for website post

Extended: October 2023

#2 James W. Lewis Entrepreneur Entrepreneur Awards

Eligibility Requirements: High school students, seniors, and college students who have an idea for a product, service, business, or other innovation.

Scholarship: USD $1,000 scholarships

Application requirements:

  • Business Idea and Business Plan
  • Resume
  • Academic record
  • educator recommendation
  • Head color suitable for website post

Business Idea: Please provide a brief description including:

  • Your proposed idea, business, or product
  • Why is it necessary and how is it different from others in the same category?
  • How would you make (or have you made) a prototype?
  • What is your plan to turn this innovation into reality?
  • How you came up with the idea and what you have done about it so far?

Business Plan: Applicants must also include a business plan outlining strategies for launching their idea. A business plan describes how you plan to grow your business and explains your strategic vision.

Extended: October 2023

#1 Stockholm University Nobel Week Travel Scholarships

As a National Society of High School Scholars high school or college student, you can apply to participate in a special event hosted by NSHSS partner Stockholm University during the annual Nobel Week taking place this year from December 5-10.

During this prestigious event, participants will have the opportunity to attend activities related to the Nobel Prize Ceremonies, Nobel Lectures, and many other festivities that take place in honor of the 2023 Nobel Prize Winners.

Eligibility Requirements: NSHSS High School Seniors and College Members

scholarship: Five USD$1,500 scholarships for students to travel to Stockholm, Sweden for Nobel Week activities organized by Stockholm University.

Application requirements :

  • Personal statement of approximately 500 words answering the following: How do you hope to have a positive impact on society? Include how your college plans fit into this.
  • Resume
  • educator recommendation
  • Academic record
  • Head color suitable for website post

Extended: September 2023

You can learn more and access more NSHSS Scholarship Programs by clicking the link.

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