Esse Quam Videri To be, rather than to seem
N.H.M.S.S. is in the process of changing its name to "International Distinguished Scholars" and will be moving to the new domain of soon.
Further updates to follow.


When your application is submitted, it will be evaluated by the selection committee comprised of Senior Officers. Once it is reviewed, you will be notified of the decision within four weeks. Please be sure to add to your address book to ensure future communications.

There are no application fees and we welcome every student to apply. If you are accepted, there is no obligation to join and all disclosed information will remain private.

Please be as thorough as possible when submitting your application. All fields should be completed honestly and with integrity, as these are the criteria used to evaluate each applicant. You may also submit files to support your application. Typical files include résumés, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

If you prefer to mail, fax or email your application and any additional documentation to us, please click here to download form.

PDF, DOC, and TXT file types only. No files larger than 1MB.
    N.H.M.S.S. is not affiliated with National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which exclusively owns the registered service marks Merit Scholar®, Merit Scholarship®, and National Merit®.