About the ProgramSince 1946, more than $15 million in scholarships has been awarded to outstanding NHS senior members. The scholarship program is supported by the parent organization of NHS, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). 2018–19 Application ProcessOctober 1—Online applications open December 7—Deadline for student applications December 14—Deadline for recommendations 2018–19 Award Distribution575 national semifinalists – $3,200 scholarship 24 national finalists – $5,625 scholarship 1 national winner – $25,000 scholarship 600 total recipients NHS Scholarship FundThe National Honor Society Scholarship Fund has been established to support and grow the prestigious National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship program. NHS is the oldest and best-known student recognition program. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference in their schools and communities through their scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Alumni include celebrated individuals from all walks of life, including the arts and sciences, government, education, medicine, the military, politics, and athletics. To recognize the most outstanding NHS members, the organization has been awarding its respected NHS Scholarship to hundreds of students every year-helping make their higher education aspirations more affordable.