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Membership Pricing by Category



HONORARY CATEGORY: This category is for individuals who have been nominated and approved for Honorary Membership by The Elite 10 Board of Directors.


Registration: Member Registration is Required


Formal Application: Formal Application is Optional


Non-Refundable Application Fee: Administratively Waived


One-Time New Member Fee: Administratively Waived


Annual Membership Renewal Fee: $0 USD


Total Required Fees: $0 USD (Total Savings of $1,499)


IMPORTANT: The Elite 10 does NOT charge annual membership renewal fees. The above figures represent the sole required fees to join and maintain standard affiliation with The Elite 10.




NOMINATED CATEGORY: This category is for individuals who have received a formal nomination from The Elite 10 Talent Task Force.


Registration: Member Registration is Required


Formal Application: Formal Application is Required


Non-Refundable Application Fee: $0 USD ($100 USD Scholarship)


One-Time New Member Fee: $0 USD ($1,399 USD Scholarship)


Annual Membership Renewal Fee: $0 USD


Total Required Fees - If Admitted: $0 USD ($1,499 Scholarship)


IMPORTANT: The Elite 10 does NOT charge annual membership renewal fees. The above figures represent the sole required fees to join and maintain standard affiliation with The Elite 10.




INDEPENDENT CATEGORY: This category is for individuals who have not received a formal nomination from The Elite 10, but would still like to apply on an independent basis.


Registration: Member Registration is Required


Formal Application: Formal Application is Required


Non-Refundable Application Fee: $100 USD


One-Time New Member Fee: $1,399 USD


Annual Membership Renewal Fee: $0 USD


Total Required Fees - If Admitted: $1,499 USD


IMPORTANT: The Elite 10 does NOT charge annual membership renewal fees. The above figures represent the sole required fees to join and maintain standard affiliation with The Elite 10. Upon explicit request and pending the availability of funds, strong applicants in the Independent Category may apply to be considered for a partial merit-based scholarship to help reduce the One-Time New Member Fee.



Who Is Eligible To Independently Apply




Eligibility Exception: Freshman and sophomore undergraduate scholars may qualify for early membership consideration if they have a declared major and plan to seek internships or other high-level professional opportunities prior to their Junior year. To request approval for early membership consideration, please submit a brief explanation via our Secure Contact Form for Expedited Service and an Admissions Manager will followup with you accordingly.


Scholar Discount Policy



Due to popular request and to accommodate the high volume of applicants, we are pleased to announce that The Elite 10 application process is now available on a rolling admissions basis. This new policy has been specifically introduced to help accommodate graduating scholars, who are seeking to maximize their competitive edge in the workforce by notating their membership accreditation status on resumes and various other professional mediums.


Independent applicants, who are actively enrolled at a Prequalified Elite-U Collegiate Institution™, are eligible to receive a 25% scholar discount on the Non-Refundable Application Fee and One-Time New Member Fee (pending acceptance). To take advantage of this special student pricing, applicants must simply ensure that they complete all steps of the application process prior to graduating. All discounts will be automatically applied when the Admissions Team reviews your finalized submission. Please note that applications that are submitted after graduation, will be subject to normal pricing.


Scholar pricing is awarded based on the following eligibility requirements:



Eligibility Exception: Freshman and sophomore undergraduate scholars may qualify for early membership consideration if they have a declared major and plan to seek internships or other high-level professional opportunities prior to their Junior year. To request approval for early membership consideration, please submit a brief explanation via our Secure Contact Form for Expedited Service and an Admissions Manager will followup with you accordingly.




DID YOU KNOW? By not properly negotiating your initial salary, you stand to lose over $500,000 by age 60! The Elite 10 has professional development experts who specialize in salary negotiations. This single member resource could earn you half a million dollars over the course of your career!




Convenient Application Process



Applying for Membership Consideration is AS EASY AS 1-2-3


Step 1: Find out if you're prequalified.

Step 2: Create an applicant registration account.

Step 3: Complete The Elite 10 Formal Application.


BUSY SCHEDULE? Not to worry! Our convenient application system gives you up to 14-days to submit your application and allows you to save and resume your application at anytime!


 
 
 
* The Elite 10 does NOT charge annual membership renewal fees to maintain affiliation. Any optional services outside of the complimentary member benefits are considered to be premium add-ons, which may be subject to additional fees. For questions regarding Membership with The Elite 10, please contact The Elite 10 Office of Admissions via our Secure Contact Form for Expedited Service.