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NSHSS Scholarships

NSHSS provides over one million dollars in college scholarships and study abroad and leadership programs annually. A key part of our mission is to help you gain access to higher education so that you can take your place as future leader.

NSHSS Member Receives Emmy Award

Eve Salomon, a Broadcast Associate for CBS News’ 60 Minutes program, received an Emmy Award at the 35th Annual News and Broadcast Emmy Ceremony held at Lincoln Center in New York City on October 1. At age 23, she is one of the youngest recipients of this award, which she won as co-producer in the category of Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a Major News Story for the CBS 60 Minutes piece “Imminent Danger.”

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NSHSS Goes Green

Dillon Pabisz, an NSHSS Ambassador from Boynton Beach Florida and active member of his boyscout troop, recently organized and led the first worldwide #NSHSSGoesGreen Initiative. Scholars from the United States, Venezuela, and India, among others, worked together to make our earth a little greener throughout the summer. Collectively, NSHSS members accumulated over 3,500 pounds of litter within their communities cleaning up their environments. Not only did NSHSS members meet new friends during this initiative, but proved how strong the NSHSS membership bond is across the globe and found pride in World Betterment.

Summer Down Under

Amir Adem, Georgia Ambassador State Director, received a scholarship to attend a summer leadership program in Australia through NSHSS partner the University of Melbourne. The Trinity College Young Leaders Institute at the university offered Amir the opportunity to live and study social justice issues with other young people from around the globe. A scholar, school leader, and community volunteer, Amir is building a portfolio of skills and experiences which he plans to apply towards rectifying economic inequality. Amir is now a senior at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, GA.

Robert Sheppard Leadership Award

Princeton University student Alec Urbach received the Robert Sheppard Leadership Award for his work with Giving from the Ground Up, a nonprofit organization he founded in 2009, and its subsidiary, Alec’s Animated Schoolhouse. He writes and produces unique animated Math, Science and Hygiene Film curricula along with cartoon illustrated workbooks, and educational comic books about pressing societal issues that overcome the literacy & learning divide for the most vulnerable children in developing nations—to date reaching 240,000 children.

Rice University Scholars with State Dept.

On June 20, 2014, John C. Roberts, U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence for Southeast Texas and Louisiana, attended the NSHSS Member Event at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Mr. Roberts is proudly pictured with NSHSS Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes; Ambassador Scholar Award winner Mateo Mansilla-Moya from Reynosa, Mexico; and Tesoro Youth Leadership Award winners Nathan Monger from Vidor, Texas and Alejandro Dolores from Houston, Texas.

Envision National Youth Medicine Forum

Remy Schlossberg, of Las Vegas, Nevada, received a scholarship sponsored by NSHSS partner Envision to attend the National Youth Medicine Forum at Emory University. Envision sponsors program scholarships for NSHSS high school members to participate in life-changing programs in business, digital media, engineering & technology, law, medicine, CSI, national security, and leadership.

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  • Stockholm University Invites NSHSS Members to Nobel Week 2014

    by | 9/30/2014 9:27:01 AMStockholm University hosts the annual Nobel Lectures and invites NSHSS members to this special event...

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  • NSHSS Scholars Day 2014 Largest Event Yet

    by | 8/28/2014 9:26:27 AMNSHSS recently celebrated its annual Scholar’s Day with 1,500 members, parents, and educators to deem Scholar’s Day 2014 NSHSS’s largest event yet…

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  • Fellows Council Keeps NSHSS Alum Connected

    by 1131 | 6/18/2014 12:01:23 PMThe NSHSS Fellows Program was created in order to connect alumni members who have graduated college with various resources and opportunities to further their academic and career goals...

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