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CashCourse is a free online personal finance course administered by the National Endowment for Financial Education, particularly aimed at promoting students’ financial well-being. CashCourse provides information and tools that allow the student to make wise financial decisions in and out of school. You can access CashCourse here to register or find out more.

To encourage students to use CashCourse, we are holding a scholarship contest for students who register for CashCourse and complete courses assigned by the SMMC before April 9th. Students who complete the required courses will be entered into a drawing for a $500 scholarship.

Further information on the contest rules and instructions on how to register for CashCourse is listed below.

How to Enter our CashCourse Scholarship Contest

CashCourse Scholarship Contest Information and Rules

The SMMC and CashCourse have joined forces to offer 3 educational modules. Upon completion of the modules, you will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a $500.00 scholarship!

Start by clicking on CashCourse, register as a student. Choose "SMMC Student Money Management Center" as your professor and start learning! Full scholarship contest rules are below.

For help registering, see the instructions under "How to Register for a Course on CashCourse".

Individual Scholarship Contest Rules:

  1. Each individual must enroll in CashCourse and select "SHSU Student Money Management Center" as their professor.
  2. Each student must complete and obtain a score of 80% or more on the post test of each module
  3. The SMMC will verify that the student has completed these requirements at the end of the contest
  4. The contest is open from January 14th, 2017 to April 9th, 2017.
  5. Upon verification of the above criteria, the student's name will be entered into the CashCourse drawing.

The SMMC will announce the scholarship winners at our "Jeopardy Contest Workshop", which will be held April 19th, 2017 at 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Student Affairs Annex, 129.

How to Register for CashCourse

1. Visit and click on the "Register Now" button under "Students"

Click here to access CashCourse

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2. Select "Texas" under "State", and "Sam Houston State University" under "School"

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3. Complete the remainder of the registration form and click "Register"

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Once you do this, you will be redirected to your CashCourse homepage.

4. To find our course, click "Assignments" on the left-hand side menu.

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5. Once you've been redirected to the "Assignments" page, click the drop-down under "Select your professor" and select "Student Money Management Center Contest" and hit the "Submit" button

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6. To add your Student ID, click "My Profile"

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7.Type in your Student ID, and click "Save Profile"

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