The National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Scholarships

NSCS offers nearly a million dollars in scholarships each year to help our members attain their goals and commend them for their outstanding academic excellence as well their leadership and service achievements. Please log in to apply for scholarships.

All Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS CURRENTLY OPEN

Princeton Review Scholarships (ongoing)

NSCS has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer our members exclusive course scholarships.  Login to apply

NLC Award-Scholarship Closes 4/24

Each year the NLC creates a tagline that defines their term and rewards two students for a best traditional and a most creative personal tagline. Login to apply.

Community College Scholar Award-Scholarship Closes 4/24

This award goes to one outstanding community college students to help meet their community college tuition needs. Login to apply.

ISLP Award-Scholarship Closes 5/1

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) has partnered with the International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP) in creating an award to help NSCS members attend one of ISLP’s many life-changing programs in the summer of 2014. Login to apply.

First Generation Scholar Award-Scholarship Closes 5/1

NSCS will award $5,000 scholarships to assist students who are the first in their families to attend college.  Login to apply.

Semester at Sea Fall Award-Scholarship Closes 5/1

NSCS offers $50,000 in scholarships for students to take credits on this floating university throughout the year. Login to apply.

Board of Director’s Award-Scholarship Closes 5/15

The NSCS Board of Directors has created and funded three $1,000 awards to recognize outstanding NSCS members who have distinguished themselves through involvement, enthusiasm and support for NSCS. Login to apply.

Community College Transition Award-Scholarship Closes 5/29

NSCS awards two (2) $2500 scholarship to outstanding community college students who are transferring into a 4-year institution. Login to apply.

Debt Reduction Scholarship (Alumni eligible)-Scholarship Closes 6/5

NSCS will provide one $2,500 award to lower school loan debt for a member who is paying it forward to their community or a cause. Login to apply.

Merit Award-Scholarship Closes 6/15

Each year NSCS awards $1,000 scholarships to fifty outstanding and deserving new members across the country to help defray the cost of tuition expenses. Login to apply.

Scholar Abroad Fall Scholarship-Scholarship Closes 6/19

NSCS offers scholarships to assist students who plan to study abroad.  Scholarship for summer are currently available. Login to apply.

GEICO Award-Scholarship Closes 7/1

NSCS partner GEICO will award fifteen $1,000 scholarships to talented, motivated students. Select majors required. Login to apply.

GEICO Graduate Award (Alumni eligible)-Scholarship Closes 7/1

NSCS partner GEICO will award four $5,000 scholarships to talented, motivated current or accepted graduate students. Login to apply.

Founding Officer Award-Scholarship Closes 8/1

NSCS will award (2) $1,000 scholarships to founding officers who have furthered the NSCS mission by starting a chapter on their campusl. Login to apply.

George Washington University and NSCS Transfer Scholarship (ongoing)

GWU and NSCS have partnered to offer $20,000 over two years to a student who transfers from an NSCS community college to GWU. Login to apply.

SCHOLARSHIPS OPENING SOON

The Barbara Lowther Gibbs Award for Excellence in Education (Alumni eligible)-Scholarship Opens 5/6

This award is in memory of Barbara Lowther Gibbs, who dedicated over 30 years to educating young people and making an impact in the field of education.  One education major will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Login to apply.

The Amy Shopkorn Student Affairs Award (Alumni eligible)

Amy Shopkorn is a former NSCS employee. Two $1,000 awards are granted to students who have created a positive impact on their campus. Login to apply.

Summer Success Challenge "S2 Challenge" (Alumni eligible)

Each week of the program will feature a different challenge on Facebook as well as in the Scholar Connection for you to complete to earn points. Visit Facebook to enter.

Inspire Integrity Award

NSCS members can nominate full-time professors and staff who have made a significant impact and instilled a high degree of personal and academic integrity. Login to nominate faculty.

Universum Award (Alumni eligible)

Universum and NSCS have partnered to offer (2) $2,500 scholarships.  Login to apply

Jim Duncan Award for Perseverance (Alumni eligible)

James C. Duncan was an NSCS member and former employee. The Award recognizes a member who has triumphed over adversity. Login to apply.

Thanks a Million Award (Alumni eligible)

As we celebrate our 20th anniversary, we want to say “Thanks a Million” by acknowledging all of our members who have helped to make NSCS an organization that truly embodies the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.  Login to apply.

Induction Recognition Award

This year NSCS will award (50) $1,000 scholarships to new members who are actively involved in their chapters and attend their Induction Ceremony. Login to apply.

Engaging Race Award (Alumni eligible)

NSCS members compete for this exciting grant of up to $2,000 to fund their own original, service initiative. Login to apply.

Founder's Award (Alumni eligible)

The NSCS Founder’s Award is a scholarship award made available to current NSCS Members and Alumni to provide aid to member led entrepreneur initiatives.  Login to apply.

20th Anniversary Scholarship (Alumni eligible)

NSCS was founded 20 years ago and in that time we have seen the organization grow to nearly one million members. In honor of our amazing members, we will award (20) $1,000 scholarships to members who can demonstrate why they are One in a MillionLogin to apply.

The Brandon Huseman Legacy Award (Alumni eligible)

Brandon was a leading NSCS member, an engineering major and on the NLC. NSCS awards one $1,000 scholarship to a member creating a similar legacy. Login to apply.

E-Scholar Award

Every year, NSCS awards a $1000 scholarship to an outstanding NSCS member who attends one of our online university chapters. Login to apply.

Military Service Award

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high-achieving student veteran who exemplifies the spirit of military service and is currently pursuing a 4-year degree. Login to apply.

Academy Abroad

This applies to the NSCS Academy Abroad program, which encourage academic excellence through the study abroad experience. Login to apply

Merit

The Barbara Lowther Gibbs Award for Excellence in Education (Alumni eligible)

This award is in memory of Barbara Lowther Gibbs, who dedicated over 30 years to educating young people and making an impact in the filed of education.  NSCS will award one NSCS member majoring in the field of education a $1,000 scholarship. Login to apply.

Induction Recognition Award

This year NSCS will award (50) $1,000 scholarships to new members who are actively involved in their chapters and attend their Induction Ceremony. Login to apply.

E-Scholar Award

Every year, NSCS awards a $1000 scholarship to an outstanding NSCS member who attends one of our online university chapters. Login to apply.

Board of Director’s Award

The NSCS Board of Directors has created and funded three $1,000 awards to recognize outstanding NSCS members who have distinguished themselves through involvement, enthusiasm and support for NSCS. Login to apply.

Scholar Abroad Scholarship

NSCS offers scholarships to assist students who plan to study abroad.  Scholarship for fall, spring and summer are available. Login to apply.

Merit Award

Each year NSCS awards $1,000 scholarships to thirty outstanding and deserving new members across the country to help defray the cost of tuition expenses. Login to apply.

NLC Award

Each year the NLC creates a tagline that defines their term and rewards two students for a best traditional and a most creative personal tagline. Login to apply.

Program

Academy Abroad

This applies to the NSCS Academy Abroad program, which encourage academic excellence through the study abroad experience. Login to apply.

Inspire Integrity Award

These awards are presented to full-time university faculty and administration who have made a significant impact on the lives of their students, and instilled a high degree integrity. Login to nominate faculty.

Summer Success Challenge "S2 Challenge" (Alumni eligible)

Each week of the program will feature a different challenge on Facebook as well as in the Scholar Connection for you to complete to earn points. Visit Facebook to enter.

Service

Military Service Award

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high-achieving student veteran who exemplifies the spirit of military service and is currently pursuing a 4-year degree. Login to apply.

Engaging Race Award (Alumni eligible)

NSCS members compete for this exciting grant of up to $2,000 with project plans for making a difference with their own original, service initiative. Login to apply.

Leadership

Jim Duncan Award for Perseverance (Alumni eligible)

James C. Duncan was an NSCS member and former employee. The Award recognizes a member who has triumphed over adversity. Login to apply.

The Amy Shopkorn Student Affairs Award (Alumni eligible)

Amy Shopkorn is a former NSCS employee. Two $1,000 awards are granted to students who have created a positive impact on their campus. Login to apply.

The Brandon Huseman Legacy Award (Alumni eligible)

Brandon was a leading NSCS member, an engineering major and on the NLC. NSCS awards one $1,000 scholarship to a member creating a similar legacy. Login to apply.

Founding Officer Award

NSCS will award one $500 scholarship to a founding officer who has furthered NSCS mission by starting a chapter at his or her school. Login to apply.

Alumni

GEICO Graduate Award (Alumni eligible.)

NSCS partner GEICO will award three $5,000 scholarships to talented, motivated current or accepted graduate students. Login to apply.

Debt Reduction Scholarship

NSCS will provide one $2,500 award to lower school loan debt for a member who is paying it forward to their community or a cause. Login to apply.

Community College

First Generation Scholar Award
NSCS will award $1,000 scholarships to assist First Generation college students in their journey to a degree.  Login to apply.

Community College Scholar Award

This award goes to one outstanding community college students to help meet their community college tuition needs. Login to apply.

Community College Transition Award

NSCS awards two (2) $2500 scholarship to outstanding community college students who are transferring into a 4-year institution. Login to apply.

George Washington University and NSCS Transfer Scholarship

GWU and NSCS have partnered to offer $20,000 over two years to a student who transfers from a community college to GWU. Login to apply.

Partner

GEICO Award

NSCS partner GEICO will award five $1,000 scholarships to talented, motivated students. Select majors required. Login to apply.

GEICO Graduate Award (Alumni eligible.)

NSCS partner GEICO will award three $5,000 scholarships to talented, motivated current or accepted graduate students. Login to apply.

Semester at Sea Award

NSCS offers nearly $50,000 in five different scholarships for students to take credits on this floating university throughout the year. Login to apply.

Universum Award (Alumni eligible)

In 2013, Universum and NSCS offered two $2,000 scholarships and attendance to the Employer Branding Conference in New York City. Login to apply.