Senior “To Do” List

Seniors should complete these tasks in November to stay on the path to college:
____ Complete the FAFSA.
____ Apply to your top college choices.
____ Register by November 3 for the December 3 SAT and / or
____ Register by November 4 for the December 10 ACT.

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“Courage to Grow” Scholarship

The Courage to Grow Scholarship helps students achieve their higher education goals. By taking away some of the concerns such as “how will I pay for college,” students can concentrate on their education and focus on the task at hand.

US citizens who are juniors or seniors in high and college students are eligible. In addition, students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. A 250 word essay is also required: Explain in 250 words or less why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship.

The scholarship awards are $500.

The scholarship application and essay is due on October 31, 2016.

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Elks Foundation “J.B. Ferguson Golf Scholarship”

One $500 scholarship grant will be offered statewide and each Nebraska Elks Lodge can submit an application. Open to boys or girls, applications must be completed in full, the applicant must be a member of his / her high school golf tam and be planning participate in a college golf team. The application can be downloaded here and must be submitted by January 15, 2017.

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Ted Rollins Scholarship

Have a story to tell? Use the “Your Story And Goals” field to share your interests, experience and goals related to sustainability and ecopreneurism to apply for the Rollins Eco Scholarship!
Who is eligible to apply for the Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship?
High school seniors and college undergraduate students.
Major (or plans to major) in a field related to sustainability.
Must plan to take at least 10 credit hours during the spring 2017 semester.
How much is the Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship worth?
Ted Rollins and TXG Capital award a $1,000 scholarship twice each year to one talented student who is majoring in a field related to sustainability. This money may be used to pay for tuition, books or living expenses.The winner will be chosen by a committee of three judges and notified by December 1st.

When is the Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship application due?
Submit the application form, along with your essay, by November 15th, 2016.

Contact Details: If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact:

Ted Rollins
9101 Southern Pine Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28273

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Unigo Scholarship

The Unigo $10k Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled (or who will enroll no later than fall 2021) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education.

How do I apply for the Unigo $10k Scholarship?
To apply for this scholarship, you simply need to register for a Unigo account and write a short essay (250 words or less). The essay prompt is:

“Weighing the expected investment and return, is college worth it for you? Why?”

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The College PrepHound Scholarship

Who is eligible to apply for the PrepHound College Coaching Scholarship?

Be a high school senior in the class of 2017
Have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Complete a short essay
Complete the application at

This scholarship is worth $7500! The winner will receive:

-100% personalized college coaching, including an application timeline, college list & admissions chances, application strategy, and essay reviews
-Monthly check-ins from your college counselor to make sure you are on track with interviews, application deadlines, and essays
-Unlimited one-one Skype access to your college counselor for questions, strategy sessions, and insights

The completed application is due on Friday, September 30th at 10:59 CST.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to the PrepHound team at

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$1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

$1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Cappex is a very generous provider of college scholarships for students–they offer up to $50,000 in awards per year! One of their signature scholarships is the Easy College Money Scholarship which is offered each month to high school and college students. This Cappex scholarship is typically worth $1,000. In addition to offering awesome scholarships, Cappex also has some really useful tools for navigating the college admissions process. After all, their slogan is the “college search made simple” which they certainly do.

Who is Eligible for the $1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship?

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in school in the next calendar year. This includes college/university students, community college students, and those pursuing online degrees.

Are there any GPA requirements?

Transcripts and GPAs are not considered (nor are recommendations or essays for that matter) for the $1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship!

When is the deadline?

The deadline for this Cappex Scholarship is on the last day of the month. The best thing about this program is that it is offered on a monthly basis. If you don’t win, try, try again!
Application and more info is at

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