NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

Written by Paul Wynns

The NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship is for high school seniors who want to major in or pursue a STEM degree. The scholarship is for underrepresented groups and is intended to help reduce financial barriers.

To be eligible for the NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship, students must:
  • Be a high school senior
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be pursuing a degree in, or closely related to, one of the following STEM disciplines:
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
    • Biosciences/Pre-med/health-related fields
    • Chemical Engineering The scholarship covers the cost of college expenses for four years, including tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses. 

The NSHSS Foundation also offers scholarships for STEM majors in other areas, such as business, economics, public policy, and environmental science and sustainability. 

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) is a distinguished honor society that recognizes top academic achievers from high schools around the world. Founded in 2002 by Claes Nobel, a member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes, and James Lewis, an experienced educator, NSHSS provides a platform for young scholars to connect with exclusive resources and networks to enhance ...

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Eligibility information

Students must belong to an underrepresented group, including, but not limited to the Race/Ethnicities listed below, in order to apply.

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