2017-18 NHS Scholarships Program

2017-18 NHS Scholarship program opens on October 6.  

NHS School Affiliation Number: 00023788

The 2017–18 NHS Scholarship Program: A Preview

Dear Susan,

Applications for the 2017–18 National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship Program will open on October 6.All NHS senior members in good standing will be eligible to apply.

Tell your seniors to get ready to apply by sharing the following information:

  • Three recommendations will be required. Applicants will be asked for an email address for recommenders. So they should be gathering email addresses for and enlisting support from:
    • you—the adviser
    • your principal
    • another teacher
  • Applicants will need to detail participation or leadership in their three most significant individual service activities or projects. Suggest they consider their response now.
  • Recommend they visit www.nhs.us/scholarship to watch a quick video about the scholarship.

You will receive an email on October 6 with a link to log in for application procedures. The application deadline will be January 30, 2018.

A total of $1.5 million will be awarded, disbursed among 500 NHS seniors. Questions? Please visit the Scholarship FAQ or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for supporting NHS and its parent organization, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, in our commitment to supporting the lifelong success of our highly motivated student members.


Jonathan Mathis (signature)

Jonathan D. Mathis, PhD
Director, National Honor Societies