The UPS® Scholars Award Program

Scholarship Description

The UPS® Scholars Award Program supports five (5) $1,000 college scholarships based on the UPS core values of integrity and excellence, innovation, helping others through community involvement and humanitarian efforts, and supporting the overall well-being of people worldwide.

The scholarships are administered by the NSHSS Foundation and are being awarded to help encourage and recognize young leaders in their schools and communities and to help invest in their higher education. Eligible applicants are high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  The application is open to students worldwide.

Scholarship funds will be sent to the university where the student enrolls and can be used for tuition, books, room and board, or other college-related expenses.  The scholarship funding is for the freshman year in college and is non-renewable.

Application Requirements:

Personal response of up to 500 words answering one of two questions provided on application
Educator recommendation
Resume of honors and awards, leadership activities, community service activities, extra-curricular activities

Year of Need: College Freshman,


Num Awards: 5

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,000

Deadline: 2019-03-13


Sponsoring Organization The National Society of High School Scholars Foundation, Inc.
1936 North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30319

Contact Person: Dr. Susan Thurman Executive Director

Phone: (404) 235-5500

Fax: (404) 235-5510