Announcements for week of Jan. 26th

Seniors may submit your FAFSA on your own at www.fafsa.ed.gov or schedule an appointment with an EducationQuest Specialist who will submit your FAFSA at no charge. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the LNE Counseling Center at 402-436-1303. Appointments are scheduled for 40 minutes at the Northeast High School Counseling Center on Wednesdays or at the EducationQuest offices at 13th & O Streets.

LPS Foundation Scholarships now available! LPS high school students are now able to apply online for scholarships available through the Foundation for LPS at http://foundationforlps.org/scholarships. Scholarships range from $160 to $12,000. All applications must be submitted online and documents uploaded onto their STARS (scholarship software) account. Applications are due by March 6. LNE has nearly 40 scholarships for our students!

 

Bright Lights Summer Enrichment Program is looking for summer classroom assistant volunteers to help students K-9th Grade for the 2015 summer programs in science, arts, math, technology and music. They are accepting applications on-line beginning February 13 – March 20 at www.brightlights.org Classes are held the weeks of June 8-12, June 22-26 and July 6-10. For more information, email Barb Highstreet at bhighstreet@brightlights.org

Upcoming Opportunities for LNE students:

• Friday, February 13, 9:00 – Noon Sinclair Hille Architects Job Shadow Program
• Summer, 2015 Yale Summer Young Global Scholars Program Registration:by Feb. 26
• Thursday, February 26, 9:15-1:00 SCC – Milford John Deere Tech Career Day

For more information visit Student Opportunities under Useful Links

Scholarships:

New Scholarships posted on ScholarshipQuest or received in the LNE Counseling Center:
• The James M Cox Foundation, Duel April 15, $1,000
• Lincoln East Rotary Scholarship – $1750 due April 4 (four scholarships awarded)
• Butherus, Maser & Love Scholarship – due April 10
• 2015 Student-View Scholarship – 13 Scholarships $500-$4,000 due April 22. Apply for random drawing after completing survey at www.studentinsights.com

Students are reminded to check the EducationQuest ScholarshipQuest website for a more comprehensive list of national and local scholarships and their deadlines.

For more scholarships visit ScholarshipQuest at www.educationquest.org

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Announcements for week of Jan. 19th

The SCC Dual Credit Registration Deadline for semester II classes is this Friday, January 23! All registration forms and permission forms are due to your TEACHER. Please complete all forms, including signature, SSN and email. It’s a great way to earn college credit in high school and help you graduate college with minimal or no student loan debt.

The Lincoln Independent Business Association offers eight scholarships $500-$4,000 to students who write an essay on the free enterprise system. Don’t have to be a business major to receive the scholarship. Download application at www.liba.org. Great opportunity for our seniors!!!

Attention students interested in making videos and winning $2,000 …… Safe Nebraska “Click It, Don’t Risk It” is asking high school students to create a video about wearing your seatbelt while driving. Videos will show in Public Service Announcements on television and at movie theaters before the movie starts. Go to www.clickitdontriskit.com for more information.

John Baylor Prep is a Test Preparation program for the ACT. Classes and on-line versions are available. Visit www.johnbaylorprep.com to register

LearningRx is seeking students to help overcome learning challenges. They are open 12:00 noon to 8:00 PM Mondays through Friday and are located at 5955 S. 56th Street, Suite 4 in Lincoln. This is a great way to hone your skills in core subjects to do better on tests and improve your basic skills. Call 402.477.5111 for more information!

Now is the time for 9th – 11th grade students and their parents to be checking out area summer career camps for career exploration at area colleges. Check out area college websites or our LNE counseling website under Opportunities.

 
FAFSA priority deadlines are March 1 for most colleges. Make sure your parents complete their 2014 federal income taxes soon and submit the FAFSA shortly thereafter. Schedule an appointment with your parents to have a professional from EducationQuest help you submit your FAFSA on Wednesdays at LNE or at their downtown office. You may also submit the FAFSA on your own at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Upcoming Opportunities for LNE students:

• Friday, February 13, 9:00 – Noon Sinclair Hille Architects Job Shadow Program
• Summer, 2015 Yale Summer Young Global Scholars Program Registration:by Feb. 26
• Thursday, February 26, 9:15-1:00 SCC – Milford John Deere Tech Career Day

For more information visit Student Opportunities under Useful Links

Scholarships:

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines:
January
• NEOPA
• NAIFA
• Nebraska FCCLA
• Doane
• Elks Willa Cather
February
• UNK
• UNO
• NAIFA Cornhusker
• Creighton
• Chadron
• EducationQuest
• GPACAC – www.gpacac.net – due February 1
• Susan Bufffett Thompson
• Peru State Cooperating – due to Mrs. Lohmeyer by February 13
• Nebraska Press Association Foundation – four awards – due February 20
March
• Lincoln Community Foundation – Cornhusker Bank and Margaret C. Stednitz
New Scholarships posted on ScholarshipQuest:
• Lincoln Home Builders Care Foundation – (4) $750 and (1) $1,000. App at ScholarshipQuest or Mrs. Lohmeyer
• LIBA – due March 31
• Buick Achievers Scholarship Program – www.buickachievers.com

 

For more scholarships visit ScholarshipQuest at www.educationquest.org

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