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National Society of Collegiate Scholars

National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is a non-profit honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers. NSCS members are deeply committed to service, integrity and scholarship and, as a result, are impacting their campus and local communities every day.

Membership & Fees

Benefits include: Career and graduate school connections, leadership and service experiences, access to discounts and savings, as well as $250,000 in scholarships annually.

Lifetime membership fee: $95 (which grants a membership certificate).

Note: Membership is invitation-only.

Current Members

If you are currently a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, your group is active on Facebook. For assistance connecting with this group, email studentaffairs@apus.edu.

Chapter Standing

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars has achieved BRONZE standing, per the university's Chapter Standards program. Bronze standing demonstrates a notable level of chapter involvement and denotes excellence in chapter leadership and member engagement.

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Leadership Opportunities

Campus leadership opportunities are a great way to meet other students, alumni, and faculty at the university while also developing skills in the areas of:

  • Self-management
  • Administrative and project management
  • Organizational knowledge and strategy
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and teamwork

The Office of Student and Alumni Affairs is always looking for people to get involved and be campus leaders, including chapter officers, who lead student organizations like this one. If you’re interested in being a campus leader and chapter officer, please email studentaffairs@apus.edu to ask if there are chapter officer openings for this organization!

Eligibility

Eligible students meeting the criteria below will receive an invitation during the months of February & August. If you believe you are eligible and do not receive an invitation, email studentaffairs@apus.edu.

Criteria:

  • Active associate or bachelor's student (completed at least one of our courses in the past 12 months)
  • 3.40 or above cumulative GPA
  • Completed a minimum of six semester hours in your current program
  • Completed no more than 60 semester hours total (including our credits and transfer credits)
  • Has complied with university policies on academic integrity

For questions on eligibility criteria or general information, visit the NSCS website or email studentaffairs@apus.edu.