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Be Honored. Be More.

What does it mean to Be More?

What does it mean to Be More?

Since our founding, we have taken pride in honoring more honor-worthy students than any organization in the world. With the most challenging honors criteria and the most diverse set of young scholars, we have changed the face, the meaning, and the expectations of an inclusive honors society.

NSHSS is more than just high school, more than college, and more than a career. NSHSS is a community of driven individuals who believe that enough is never enough. It is a network of over 2 million lifetime members from across the globe who believe in being the next agents of change and the next thought-leaders.

As we continue to recognize the most deserving, welcoming them into the NSHSS family, we know that honor is just the beginning. We know high-achieving scholars need more. That is why we strive to provide resources, tools, and a community of belonging to help our scholars collaborate, thrive and Be More.

$100,000 Be More Fund

Our members are doing amazing things to promote world betterment, and we are committed to sharing their stories and supporting their work. NSHSS is excited to offer the $100,000 Be More Fund to reward individuals who have started nonprofits or are pursuing innovative passion projects that will make the world a better, more equitable place.


Learn how you can win $10,000 for your project! 


Career Center 

NSHSS is excited to announce its new Career Center for members!

Whether looking for an internship, a new job, or simply to get help preparing for a job search, the NSHSS Career Center provides you assistance. 

With over 1,000 jobs and internships, materials to help you prepare for job interviews, a career coach, and more, you are bound to find something to set you on a path to success! 

Go to the NSHSS Career Center


The NSHSS Pillars guide and focus our mission of providing members with the best possible resources for success. Established by NSHSS Co-founder Claes Nobel and influenced by his 7 Rights, as well as by our own members, the following principles encompass the future of our organization and how we plan to Be More to create a world of possibilities. 


How to Be More--Advice from Claes Nobel, NSHSS Co-founder

Take comfort in some advice from Claes Nobel, grand nephew of Alfred Nobel who established the Nobel Prizes, which are recognized worldwide as the most prestigious awards available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, economics and activism for peace. Claes Nobel emphasized the importance of setting goals and working diligently to achieve them.


Read Claes Nobel's Words of Wisdom 

What Current Members Are Doing to Be More