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Nominate A Student


Recognize and honor your exceptional high school students by nominating them for membership in NSHSS.

With your nomination, students will receive an invitation to join for:

  • Scholarship opportunities
  • College advice and career planning
  • Leadership opportunities for every level of member
  • Volunteer and community engagement possibilities
  • Access to a global community of like-minded peers

NSHSS and its partners connect members to more than $2 million in scholarships annually, as well as resources to help with the transition from high school to college, and college to career.


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Member Qualifications

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


Students who join NSHSS become members for life. A one-time membership fee of $90 grants them access to scholarship opportunities and much more.

To nominate a student, you must first register as an educator. If you are already registered, please proceed to Step 2.