NASSP19SPMEM-0049 NHS Summer Acquisition LP

You can bring the legacy of National Honor Society to your school.

A National Honor Society (NHS) chapter elevates your school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Not only that, but it is a proud accomplishment for schools to administer a national recognition program that celebrates holistic assessment of student achievement.

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6 Reasons to Join

  • Adviser Resource Center

    Adviser Resource Center

    Everything you need to start and run a chapter.

  • Customer Care Center

    Customer Care Center

    Dedicated team to answer questions and provide advice.

  • NHS Store

    NHS Store

    Purchase official recognition items for your students.

  • Monthly Communications

    Monthly Communications

    Stay up to date on training and program offerings.

  • Impact Your Community

    Impact Your Community

    Ideas for outreach projects to benefit local organizations.

  • Develop Leaders

    Develop Leaders

    Students are empowered to prepare for their futures.

Join NHS by September 30 using promo code SPSUM19 and get a 30% off code to use in the NHS Store to stock up on supplies and recognition items for your new chapter.
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  • NHS is a wonderful organization because it addresses the student as an entire person who is successful in academics but also serves the community and represents the community with strong leadership and excellent character.
  • NHS is such a wonderful organization. My students strive to be better people because of this organization and its four pillars. Thank you.
  • For a small school, my students are really going above and beyond to engage with our community and help out, especially because there are many below the poverty line in our community.

Three Easy Steps

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    Explore to learn more about what is expected of an NHS chapter, and start to consider which faculty member will become he chapter adviser.

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    Mail in the enclosed application or apply online at the URL listed above. The annual fee is just $385.

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    Once you’re approved, you’ll receive welcome materials and instant access to the NHS Handbook and member-only sections of the NHS website.


What will I get when our school becomes affiliated with NHS?

With a new NHS chapter, you will receive a welcome package from the national office that contains a certificate of affiliation. You will also have access to the following resources for administering the NHS recognition program:

  • Adviser Resource Center with step-by-step guidelines, templates for bylaws and communications, handbooks, and comprehensive policy guidance
  • National Customer Care Center and Programs and Services Team, available 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (ET) at 703-860-0200 and [email protected]
  • Access to the NHS Store
  • Principal and adviser monthly communications and targeted training opportunities

We are establishing a new NHS chapter. How do we get started?

Once you are affiliated with NHS, your new adviser will have access to several resources that will help kick-start a new chapter or rejuvenate an existing one. In the Adviser Resource Center, you will find a section for “New Chapters & New Advisers” that includes a sample constitution, an adviser skills checklist, a survival guide, and more. Your adviser will also have access to the Adviser Online Community, where they can connect with new and veteran advisers from across the country.

What are the benefits of NHS for students?

NHS membership is invitation-only. And once inducted, NHS student members are members for life. As members, students have opportunities to expand their leadership and are called to serve as role models in valuing the mindsets and actions related to scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Additionally, students are able to apply for the NHS Scholarship and attend college admission and financial aid planning webinars.

With a National Honor Society (NHS) affiliation, you give your most ambitious students a place to develop their leadership skills and learn how to be an active citizen in their community—setting them up for success that lasts far beyond academia.
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