Nominate Your Exceptional Students for Academic Recognition with NSHSS

September 21, 2020

Did you know that 89% of NSHSS members graduate from college or university?

The mission of NSHSS is to provide our members with access to educational resources that will not only help them with college admissions and scholarship opportunities, but graduate with the tools they need to build a successful career.

Our educational partners provide invaluable services and programs to help members with topics that range from test preparation and resume development to financial aid, study abroad opportunities and volunteerism.

NSHSS staff worked quickly to transition events to a virtual platform, adding dozens of free webinars and supplemental information to support your efforts as an educator during the global pandemic.

As an educator, you have a deep and lasting impact on your students. Please allow us to support you and your students by nominating them to NSHSS today.

Nominate Your Student Today

Please register as an NSHSS educator, and then start nominating your best and brightest students to join a membership packed with a lifetime of educational benefits.

Students who meet at least one of the following criteria are eligible for nomination:

  • 3.5 Cumulative GPA (4.0 Scale) or higher
  • 1150 PSAT score or higher
  • 1280 SAT 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

Honor your high-achieving students by nominating them for NSHSS membership as this new school year begins so that they may start the college application season knowing they have your support and access to all the benefits an NSHSS membership has to offer.

The nomination process will only take a couple of minutes of your time, but the opportunity will have a lasting, positive effect on those nominees who choose to join NSHSS.

One more thing! Not only will your students benefit from NSHSS membership, but by registering as an educator you will gain access to exclusive grants and opportunities to be recognized for your good work. Click here to learn more.

Hear from Our Members

NSHSS 2020 Career Interest Survey

Want to learn more about the career interests of high-achieving Millennial and Gen-Z students? Find out what NSHSS members all over the US say is important to them regarding education, employment aspirations, and civic involvement. Also, find out which companies are on the most wanted list. Featured in Entrepreneur. Read more.


NSHSS was founded in 2002 by James W. Lewis and Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes, to acknowledge the accomplishments of diverse high school and college students who have demonstrated outstanding academic success, leadership, and community commitment, and to foster their continued success.NSHSS scholars, many of whom are already DECA members and vice-versa, have a significant interest in pursuing careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and business. More than 34%* of NSHSS members indicate an interest in these career fields.Together, NSHSS and DECA have a shared vision to support students in achieving their academic and professional development goals. A key attribute of both NSHSS and DECA scholars is diversity of culture, ethnicity, religion, and thought. Both organizations support strong academics and aspire to prepare young leaders and entrepreneurs for their future careers.

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