NSHSS Native American Scholar Awards

The National Society of High School Scholars

NSHSS Native American Scholar Awards provides a $1,000 funds to High school junior and senior NSHSS members. The awardees must be a Native American NSHSS member. The scholarship aims to support students who are in their first year of college.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Thea applicant must be a high school junior and senior.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Ethnicity:
    The scholarship is open to Native American or Alaska Natives.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Personal statement of 500 words responding to one of the following questions:A. As a Native American, how have you acted as a positive role model in your community and how do you plan to continue to impact tribal communities positively in the future?B. How have you helped create awareness of your own tribal culture and heritage in your school and/or community?
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Educator Recommendation (submitted via online form; link provided in application)
  • Other Materials:
    The applicant must submit a documentation of Native American heritage, Principal and counselor's name and email address and a color headshot suitable for website posting.

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