NSCS Benefits

Scholar Benefits

As a member, you’ll be part of a prestigious community of high-achieving students who exemplify scholarship, leadership, and commitment to service built upon a foundation of integrity, led by our charismatic founder, Steve Loflin.

Our mission is to recognize and elevate high-achieving students. Your membership to NSCS provides exclusive access to more than $500,000 annually in scholarships, awards, and chapter funds, career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities, and more. Upon joining, you will become part of a prestigious community of students who exemplify scholarship, leadership, and a commitment to service. NSCS also provides a lifetime forum of connections that will be invaluable throughout your future career.

NSCS offers three different membership tiers, Regular, Premium, and Premium Plus, each with their own great benefits. You can check out everything included on our Membership Benefits page. No matter which tier you choose, you’ll have access to great benefits that will help you achieve your collegiate dreams.”


NSCS is proud to have chapters at nearly 300 higher education institutions across the country, plus a Global chapter for members with no chapter on their campus. Membership provides you access to a community of like-minded scholars, special chapter-only events, and an opportunity to apply to the National Leadership Council. Find your chapter today to learn more.

National Recognition

NSCS’ lifetime membership signifies scholarly achievement. You’ll certainly want to acknowledge this on your ongoing academic profile, future graduate school applications, and resume credentials as you pursue the career of your choice.

New Member Induction Ceremony

The New Member Induction Ceremony provides members the opportunity to be formally inducted into the Society, receive their membership pins, learn more about NSCS, and meet chapter leadership.

Content That Matters

Every month you will receive the NSCS official digital publication, Scholar Connection, aimed at providing you with the most recent and relevant membership information along with some leadership building content. You’ll also receive our Scholar Central Digest of the latest updates from our exclusive member community with concise, fun, and engaging content that matters to college students.

New Member Welcome Package

New for 2023, your NSCS membership includes a Welcome Package mailed to you that includes a printed membership certificate, a membership pin, and a member sticker. Or upgrade to a Premium or Premium Plus membership and get even more items in your Welcome Package. These ship a few weeks after you join.

Official NSCS Gear

Graduation Regalia

Show your NSCS pride on campus, at networking events, and at graduation with your official NSCS Gear. New members receive a coupon for 15% off their first purchase.

Special Offers & Discounts

NSCS is proud to offer a dedicated platform NSCS Member Perks where members can save on a variety of products and services including education materials, entertainment tickets, and travel discounts from tens of thousands of local and national merchants.

Graduate School Resources

NSCS is your go-to resource for finding the right fit for grad school. Our partners offer a wide range of products and services, meaning members can create a profile that connects them with recruiters and provides access to educational webinars on networking and resume building. Access to our extensive network of more than 1 million NSCS alumni that can open doors and help fuel your personal and professional career advancement.

You have ambition and goals and a bright future ahead. 

What door to opportunity will NSCS help you open? 

Access To Scholarships

NSCS is proud to give out more than $500,000 (and growing!) in scholarships, chapter funds, and awards annually.

Internship Opportunities

NSCS has developed exclusive partnerships to give members access to great internship opportunities that place students in exciting locations in Washington, D.C. and around the world.

Mentorship Connections

NSCS has the ability to find the mentor you need now and mentors you may need throughout every pivotal stage of your career.

Leadership Development

NSCS offers multiple opportunities for members to serve as leaders and develop their leadership skills.

Membership Tiers

NSCS offers three different membership tiers that include different benefits that allow members to decide how to best utilize the program. These tiers are Regular Membership, Premium Membership, and Premium Plus Membership. Members also have the option of upgrading their membership once they join. To learn more about the membership tiers and the included benefits, you can visit the Membership Details page.

Ready to Join?

Head over to https://join.nscs.org where you can enter an invitation code you may have received or nominate yourself for membership. Or if you need more information, you can sign up to receive emails with details on why joining NSCS is the right move for you.