Mrs. Nixon and students discussing college information

College Counseling


Scholarships with an emphasis on African-American students


Affordable Colleges Online was kind enough to share a resource with us. They recently compiled a list of  “College scholarships for black students”. Check the link for opportunities!

You can also take the time to check out the other resources Affordable Colleges Online has available for students. Remember to pay attention to the accreditation of the school first. US News had a helpful article with suggestions on how to navigate this process.

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship


Submit your essay each month, promote it on social media, gather your votes and be in the running for this $1000 scholarship. Open to students 16 years and older.
View details at

Chegg Monthly Scholarship: 16 yrs and older


Every month Chegg gives away $1,000 to a high school student who best answers their monthly prompt.
Go to for details.