What is NSCS?

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high-achieving students. NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership, and service opportunities, and gives out more than $750,000 annually in scholarships, awards, and chapter funds. As a member, you’ll be part of a prestigious community with lifetime benefits.

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NSCS awards $750,000 annually in undergraduate scholarships, awards, and chapter funds to help our members attain their goals and commend them for outstanding academic excellence, leadership, and service achievements.


NSCS members are viewed as leaders in their education community and organize annually at the NSCS Leadership Summit. Members also have access to career resources, leadership development, and much more.


NSCS is a nationwide community of member scholars, officers, advisors, partners, employers, sponsors, and more. NSCS Chapters plan activities such as networking events, social gatherings, and community service projects regularly.


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Meet Steve Loflin,
NSCS’ Founder

Witness the story of how one crazy idea from the mind of Steve Loflin manifested into the nation’s premier honor society for high-achieving scholars, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. This video discusses NSCS’ origins, programs, benefits, credentials, and much more.


Distinguish Yourself From Your Peers Today!

Learn how to join our community of high-performing scholars today.

Step One

Attend an accrediated 2-year, 4-year, or online institution.

Step Two

Be a first- or second-year student with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or above.

Step Three

Accept your official invitation of nomination to join the Society