NHS Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

As of October 1, the NHS Scholarship Program is accepting online applications. A total of $2 million will be awarded to 600 outstanding National Honor Society seniors, bringing them ever closer to achieving their higher education goals. NHS advisers should look for an email with an application link to share with their student members who are in good standing. Note: Each applicant will need to submit three recommendations—one each from their adviser, their principal, and a teacher. Any applications without all three will not be considered. Deadlines for this year are coming up fast, so add them to your calendar now:

  • December 7: Deadline for student applications
  • December 14: Deadline for recommendations

Learn more about the NHS Scholarship Program at www.nhs.us/scholarship and encourage your students to start preparing their applications.


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Stay up to date on the latest engagement opportunities, programs, and deadlines throughout the year when you follow NHS, NJHS, or National Student Council on social media. Ensure you’re the first to know about a post by following these three simple steps:

  1. Like us on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/nhsandnjhs or www.facebook.com/NatStuCo and hitting “Like.” This adds us to your Pages Feed where you can check in on us any time you want.
  2. Then, be sure to select “following” and “see first” to guarantee that we will appear in your News Feed.
  3. Now, interact with us! Like, comment on, and share our Facebook posts to see them more and more in your News Feed.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Instagram @nhs_njhs and @NatStuCo to be part of the conversation!


Warren E. Shull Award Nominations Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the Warren E. Shull Adviser of the Year award! Each year, the award is presented to a middle level and high school student council adviser who has shown remarkable commitment to the leadership development of his or her students. Current advisers who are employed in a school that holds an active National Student Council membership are eligible to be nominated by his or her state association. A $500 cash award and a specially designed plaque will be presented to each winner during the National Student Council Conference. Don’t wait—the deadline for nominations is December 1.


Search the Free National Student Project Database

Looking for service project ideas to implement for this year? Check out the online National Student Project Database. Search using keywords; school information; or project type, size, or location to brainstorm how you and your students can give back to the community. You can also add to the database by submitting your own completed service projects. Go online today to get started!


Connect With Advisers Just Like You

The Adviser Online Community is an easy—and free—way to talk to new and experienced advisers throughout the country. Share your experiences, hear success stories, and discuss common challenges and solutions with other advisers who are trying to continually enhance their leadership methods. Visit community.nassp.org today for more information.



Dates to Remember


National Principals Month
10           Webinar: “How to Shine in Your Scholarship Applications”
16           Webinar: “First Steps in Writing Your College Essay”



1              NHS/NJHS Outstanding Service Project Applications Close
2–4         LEAD Orlando



1              2019 National Student Council Advisers of the Year: Warren E. Shull Award Applications Due
7              NHS Scholarship Applications Close
14           NHS Scholarship Recommendations Due