Announces New 2011 Scholarships for Innovators and Volunteers

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Two $5,000 scholarships recognize high school students who lead with their hearts and minds.

This scholarship recognizes the next generation of innovators., a comprehensive college search and scholarship portal, is proud to announce the "High School Innovator of the Year" and "Lead With Your Heart" Scholarships, each worth $5,000. The scholarships recognize students who have put significant work into their passions and have made strides in advancing the greater good.

The "High School Innovator of the Year" Scholarship is for high school students who have invented something noteworthy or improved a process that affects their fellow students, city, or town during their high school careers.

“We know that innovation is not just driven by businesses. It’s driven by people,” said Chris Long, president of Cappex. “This scholarship recognizes the next generation of innovators.”

The "Lead With Your Heart" Scholarship is for students who have dedicated their time to working for the greater good.

“This award is about selfless service that has made a big impact on your community or beyond,” said Long. “If you are dedicated to volunteering, this is your opportunity to be recognized for it.”

Students can apply to the scholarships during 2011 at

Read more at the Cappex blog.

About is a comprehensive college search and scholarship portal that helps students and parents make college decisions. In addition to more than 3,000 college profiles with student reviews and college admission prediction tools like the What Are My Chances® Calculator, also allows parents and students to find their match from thousands of scholarships offered by companies and organizations around the U.S. Cappex also provides an $11 billion database of scholarships offered by the colleges themselves. With nearly 3 million student users, is the trusted source to help students find their ideal college fit, and where hundreds of colleges from across the U.S. and beyond go to connect with prospective students.


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