Once the chapter is established, any student in grades 10-12 who meets the minimum GPA cutoff is eligible to apply for membership.
Local chapters set their own qualification requirements, so there is no universal formula to getting accepted into the NHS.
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The most obvious benefit to being a member of the NHS is the formal recognition you’ll receive by getting in.
Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences, open to students in NHS, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), and the National Association of Student Councils, are held several times a year on weekends in varying cities across the country.
They aim to improve leadership skills and provide networking opportunities for peers from around the country.
You can locate your local chapter by doing a quick search on the Both public and private schools are able to establish their own chapters of NHS.
To do so, an administrator will need to appoint a faculty adviser and a five-member faculty council, fill out an application form, and pay an annual membership fee of 5.
The NHS national website maintains a searchable Membership into the NHS is determined by local chapters.
This means that to become a member, you’ll need to be nominated by your local chapter.