NSHSS Hometown Hero Scholarships

August 01, 2024

As an organization, NSHSS is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating students who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills through their commitment to serving their communities. Whether it’s through volunteering at local organizations, leading initiatives, advocating for positive change, these students exemplify a dedication to making a difference.

Ten $1,000 awards are available.

How to Apply

National Society of High School Scholars members of all levels (graduating 2024-2027).

  • Essay Response of 500-800 words to the following question:
    • What specific need for the betterment of individuals in your community did you identify as a leader? Describe the efforts you have participated in to address and resolve this need. When you envision the future of your community because of your efforts, what positive changes do you foresee?
  • Color headshot suitable for website posting
  • Educator recommendation letter
  • Academic resume
  • Current Transcript (can be official or unofficial)

Application Opens: March 19, 2024

Closing Date: August 1, 2024 by 11:59PM (EST)