NHS Scholarship

NHS Scholarship


  • Must be a current high school senior graduating with the class of 2021
  • Must be an active NHS member in good standing with a verified student account
  • Must be enrolled at a school with an active NHS chapter
  • Must be planning to enroll at a U.S. college or university in Fall, 2021

How to Apply

  • NHS Members must create a student account before they can access the NHS Scholarship application.
  • The NHS adviser must verify the student’s membership before the student can begin the application.
    • Important: Applicants should not attempt to access the application until they receive confirmation that their adviser has verified their account.
  • Verified NHS members may start the NHS Scholarship Application beginning on October 1.
  • All applications must be accompanied by one recommendation, and certification by the NHS adviser by the deadline in order to be considered complete. Incomplete applications are not evaluated.


  • NHS Scholarship Application process opens: Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9 a.m. (ET)
  • NHS Scholarship Deadline: Tuesday, December 1 at 5 p.m. (ET).
  • Award Selection Notification: April 2021
  • Scholarship acceptance or deferral request deadline: July 1, 2021
  • Scholarship Disbursement: Checks are mailed in early August 2021.

Award Distribution:

1 National Winner – $25,000 scholarship
24 national finalists – $5,625 scholarship
575 national semifinalists – $3,200 scholarship
Total scholarships awarded: 600

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