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Scholar Eligibility 

Membership in NSCS is by invitation only and extended to undergraduate students in all academic disciplines who meet the eligibility requirements described below.

To be eligible, you must:

Attend a college or university where there is an active chapter of NSCS.

Attain at least a 3.4 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be in the top 20 percent of your class.

Be enrolled as a first- or second-year undergraduate student at the time of application and have successfully completed credits equivalent to a minimum of one term of full-time study but no more than half the number required for completion of the bachelor’s degree requirements of the institution where you are currently enrolled.

If you meet these requirements, you’ll receive an invitation to join during your first or second year; you can also nominate yourself.

Once you receive an invitation to join, complete the Confirmation of Society Membership, and return it with the lifetime membership fee of $95. NSCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, financial status, social status, or sexual orientation.

Further answers can be found in our FAQ.

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The NSCS national office
2000 M Street NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Email: nscs@nscs.org
Phone: 202.265.9000
Fax: 202.265.9200