National Elementary Honor Society (N.E.H.S.)

How to Become a Member

You excel. You serve. You lead. You succeed. You have a true thirst for challenge … and accomplishment. Membership in National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) may be an ideal fit for you! You can become a member through a local selection process that concludes with induction into the school’s National Elementary Honor Society chapter. Through exclusive resources, programs, and services, members have a unique opportunity to prepare for college and career pursuits. Membership truly lays the groundwork for lifelong success.

How Can You Become an NEHS Member? Eligibility Requirements » Here is a visual guide prepared by the National Honor Society about how to become a Sullivan Environmental Science Academy School NEHS member. Students in grades 3rd and 4th grade who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale are eligible to be invited for membership for the their 4th and 5th grade school year. Please see the breakdown below: Scholarship Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 85, B, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standard of excellence. Sullivan Environmental Science Academy NEHS Requires a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. An applicant with GPA’s lower than a 3.0 will not be accepted.


Service This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.

Leadership Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.

Character The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and generally maintains a clean disciplinary record.

Students who meet the Scholarship requirement will have an opportunity to complete a form detailing their accomplishments in and commitment to service, leadership, and character. Understanding the Obligations of Membership Students who accept membership and are inducted into the chapter should be aware of the time and commitment involved with this honor. For example, there will be chapter meetings. The newly elected officers for the chapter with create bylaws for the upcoming year which should articulate the yearly meeting schedule and member attendance obligations. Members also must participate in chapter and individual service projects to benefit the school and community. Contact the chapter adviser to obtain a full list of the obligations of membership for the school’s NEHS chapter.