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Scholar's Day in Washington, D.C.

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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745

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Join NSHSS members, families, educators, and partners this summer in Washington, D.C. for a two-day educational conference.

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Come to be honored and recognized for your outstanding academic achievements!

Join NSHSS members, families, educators, and partners this summer in Washington, D.C. for a two-day educational conference. This event will feature several workshops, a college and career fair, and countless networking opportunities. At Scholar's Day, you and your family will learn more about all of the benefits of your NSHSS membership including $2 million in scholarship opportunities yearly, access to an extensive network of university, educational, corporate, and government partners, and, of course, the lifetime network of fellow NSHSS members.

Please refer to this page for the most up-to-date NSHSS Events COVID-19 policies.

SCHOLAR'S DAY IN WASHINGTON D.C.

AUGUST 5-6, 2022

Seating is limited, so it is recommended that you register as soon as possible. Registration will close once we reach full capacity, at which point, we will no longer accept registrations. We recommend securing your event tickets before you book your hotel or travel arrangements.

**Only those who register via Eventbrite will be admitted to the event.

***Registration fees are nonrefundable, however, you have the option to transfer your registrations to an NSHSS Member Event or equal or lesser ticket price within a calendar year of purchase.

EVENT LOCATION

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD, 20745

*Attendees are responsible for getting to and from the event location. NSHSS does not assist with airfare or hotels.*

RECOMMENDED HOTEL

NSHSS will secure a discounted room block at the event venue, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Stay tuned for details.

Event Agenda

Friday, August 5  –  1:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET

*This agenda is subject to change. Final details will be sent closer to event date.*

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Check-in & Onsite Registration

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM: College & Career Fair

Meet and explore opportunities with corporate, educational, and government leaders from renowned organizations and universities from around the globe.

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM: NSHSS Pop Up Store

Snag your NSHSS swag!

4:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Welcome Reception & Opening Sessions

Scholar’s Day D.C. 2022 will kick off with a welcome message from NSHSS President and Co-Founder Mr. James Lewis, followed by opening keynote sessions, event announcements and more. 

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Member Party

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Parents Session: NSHSS 101

Saturday, August 6, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM: Check-in & Onsite Registration

8:00-9:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

Wake up with coffee and a continental breakfast!

8:00-2:00 PM: College and Career Fair

Meet and explore opportunities with corporate, educational, and government leaders from renowned organizations and universities from around the globe.

8:00-2:00 PM: NSHSS Pop Up Store

Snag your NSHSS swag!

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: Educational Panel

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM: Breakout Sessions

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch On Your Own

Enjoy lunch with your family at a local restaurant. There are plenty nearby to choose from!

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Breakout Sessions

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Closing Keynote, Awards & Member Recognition Ceremony

Hear final thoughts of inspiration from closing speaker, scholarship recipients are awarded, and members will hear congratulatory remarks and receive their own NSHSS honor medallion for their academic achievements.

NOTE: Agenda is subject to change. The finalized agenda will be sent out to all attendees the week of the event from Eventbrite.

We recommended that you register as soon as possible. Due to Covid-19 policies, seating is limited, and registration will close once we reach the venue's maximum capacity. Only those who register via Eventbrite will be admitted to the event. Registration fees are nonrefundable.

DRESS CODE: Business casual. All NSHSS event attendees will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: $10 of the amount paid goes to National Society of High School Scholars Foundation, Inc. (EIN 20-0137021), which is a nonprofit organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3). For income tax purposes, contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.

CORONAVIRUS & NSHSS MEMBER EVENTS

All NSHSS event attendees will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. This requirement applies even if you are fully vaccinated. Masks are not required when food and beverage are being consumed in designated areas, or when speaking/presenting in an official capacity the event.

Following the guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), we ask that you do not attend any NSHSS events if you:

- have traveled from or transited to any country outside of the U.S. listed in Risk Assessment Level 4 and Level 3, 21 days prior to the NSHSS event

- have a positive COVID test prior to the NSHSS event

*NSHSS will provide a transfer credit or refund with proof of positive test 2 weeks before event date.*

NSHSS has incorporated the following policies at all events to ensure the safety of all participants:

-All attendees, partners, and speakers must wear a face covering at NSHSS Events. If mask usage is not adhered to, event participation may be limited.

-NSHSS staff traveling to and working at events have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

The World Health Organization (WHO) reminds us to take protective measures against the coronavirus, here’s how:

Wash your hands frequently

Maintain social distancing

Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth

Practice respiratory hygiene

If you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.

These precautionary safety measures will remain in effect until further notice. We will continue to monitor the current situation and will update these protocols as needed with information we receive from local health authorities, the CDC, WHO, and IMO. For additional information or updates from the CDC, please see https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel.

Please refer to this page for the most up-to-date NSHSS Events COVID-19 policies.

Thank you on behalf of all of us at NSHSS.

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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745

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Organizer National Society of High School Scholars

Organizer of Scholar's Day in Washington, D.C.

Since 2002, the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has been supporting young academics on their journey to college and beyond as they prepare to become the leaders of tomorrow. Co-founded by the great-nephew of Alfred Nobel, NSHSS is inspired by the mission of the Nobel Prize to support academic achievement and world betterment. NSHSS pursues this mission by connecting members with exclusive scholarships, college fairs, internships, career and leadership opportunities, partner discounts, and more.

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