Week of September 28th

KUThe Midwest Student Exchange Program has expanded to include all majors at the University of Kansas. It is one of KU’s renewable scholarships for nonresidents, making it an excellent resource for families and their students coming in from out of state. It is available to students from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.

 

If students have a 24+ ACT (1090+ SAT math/critical reading) and a 3.25+ GPA on a 4.0 scale, the award – $40,356 ($10,089 a year) – is theirs. It’s that simple!

The application is easy. Encourage your students to apply for KU admission by Nov.1 at apply.ku.edu.

Questions?

KU Office of Admissions
kuadmissions@ku.edu

785-864-3911

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Honors scholarship

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                                    Engineering towards a better future 2015

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Saturday October 31st from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Engineering would like to invite you and your family to our annual engineering showcase, Engineering Towards a Better Future, on Saturday October 31 from 11:30 am-4:30 pm. Let us show you that our student’s success matters in Nebraska Engineering! This event will allow prospective students the opportunity to discover the different types of engineering available through UNL, interact with current engineering students, tour our facilities, and meet with engineering faculty and staff.

If you are interested in getting more information, or registering for either event, please visit our website at http://engineering.unl.edu/etbf-showcase. Spots are limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible.

For questions, please contact Amber Retke, director of recruitment, at aretke2@unl.edu or by phone at

(402) 472-7094.

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Because AXA Equitable understands how challenging the road to college can be, we created AXA Achievement, helping make college possible by providing more than $1.3 million a year in scholarships. Here are the 2016 scholarship opportunities.

AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U.S. News & World Report:

  • Enrollment is now open.  Apply now!
  • Scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000 with a winner in every state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico
  • Deadline is December 15, 2015; only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship:

  • Scholarships of $2,000 with up to 375 Winners nationwide
  • Enrollment opens October 15! Apply by February 1, 2016
  • Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted

Visit axa-achievement.com to learn more about the AXA Achievement Scholarship and AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

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IF YOU ARE A SOPHOMORE OR JUNIOR, PLANNING TO ATTEND A 4-YEAR COLLEGE AFTER GRADUATION, THIS IS FOR YOU!

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is coming up on Wednesday, October 14th.*   This test is only administered once a year and it is designed specifically for sophomores and juniors planning to attend a 4-year college. For juniors this is a National Merit Scholarship qualifying test. Reasons you might want to take the PSAT are to:

  • Practice for the “real” admissions tests (SAT and ACT) which you will take in
  • the spring of your junior year and fall of your senior year;
  • Receive college materials directly from institutions;
  • Get information about how your skills in English and math compare to other students who plan to go to a 4-year college.
  • Plan courses to take before you graduate from Northeast High School;
  • Enter the National Merit Scholarship Competition.

The PSAT is given at Northeast starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14th. If you plan to take the test you need to register for it by paying $22.00 to Mrs. Lindhurst in the Counseling Center between September 28th – October 9th. (If the fee poses a problem for your family, please see Mrs. Lindhurst) Please make Checks payable to: Northeast High School

ON THE DAY OF THE TEST:

  • Be at Northeast at 7:45 a.m.
  • Bring:

No. 2 pencils

Calculator (not required, but helpful)

Photo ID (school ID or driver’s license is required)

ANY QUESTIONS? Please see, Mr. Burbach, in the Counseling Center.

Share this with your parents!!!

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Bryan Community Culture Night:

Featuring Performances by…

  • Southeast Step Chain (6:00 p.m.)
  • Ground Zero (6:15 p.m.)
  • Poi art performance (6:30 p.m.)
  • LDT Productions (6:45 p.m.)
  • The Hoodlums (7:00 p.m.)

Also featuring…

  • Classroom Cultural Projects
  • Samples of foods from many cultures
  • Interesting artifacts

Thursday, October 1st

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

300 S. 48th

For more information , call: (402) 436-13082) 436-1308

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nb methVisit Days at Nebraska Methodist College

Thank you for your interest in Nebraska Methodist College. We’ve crafted a number of different Visit Days each geared toward a unique sector of the student population. Simply click the selection that best fits your needs and get registered for your upcoming campus tour.

  • Nursing Visit Day: October 3rd, 2015 (for prospective nursing students)
  • NMC Preview Day: November 14th, 2015 (for prospective nursing and Allied health students)
  • NMC Preview Day: January 23rd, 2016 (for prospective nursing and Allied health students)
  • Just Juniors Day: April 12th, 2016 (for high school juniors only)

Can’t make one of our Visit Days? No worries. At NMC, you can schedule a personalized 1-on-1 visit as well.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 402-354-7200 or email us at admissions@methodistcollege.edu

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NACAC National College Fairscollege fair

When: Thursday April 7th, 2016

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: CenturyLink Center Omaha

For more information visit: www.gotomyncf.com

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clarkson

We invite you to attend Preview Day

Saturday, Nov. 7 or Jan. 16

9 a.m. to noon

When you attend Preview Day, you will have the opportunity to meet Clarkson College admissions counselors, financial service advisors, instructors, program directors and current students. Learn more about our academic programs, student services and our living and learning environment. We will guide you through a tour of our campus and Residence Hall and will answer your questions along the way.

Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. in our Student Center and main campus building.

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southeast_community_collegeSCC Discovery Days

SCC Discovery Days will give you the opportunity to experience SCC first-hand and discover for yourself what students and alumni love about Southeast Community College! During SCC Discovery Days, you’ll receive answers to your questions about a variety of topics, including our Programs of Study, how to pay for college, support services, housing, and activities. You also will take a campus tour. There is no cost to attend, and lunch is provided!

Beatrice Campus Map and Parking Information, 4771 W. Scott Road, Beatrice, NE 68310.
Check-in location: Truman Center.

Lincoln Campus Map and Parking Information, 8800 O St., Lincoln, NE 68520.
Check-in location: V Section.

Milford Campus Map and Parking Information, 600 State St., Milford, NE 68405.
Check-in location: Welsh Center.

During your visit you will get a chance to:

    • Take a campus tour
    • Meet with instructors from our Programs of Study
    • Learn about SCC resources
    • Learn about financial aid and how to pay for college
    • Meet individually with College staff to answer YOUR questions
    • Attend a student panel and talk with current SCC students
    • Learn how to get involved at SCC

What would you like to study at SCC? Go to our Programs of Study page.

Questions? Contact us at:

Beatrice Campus: 402-228-8214, visitbeatrice@southeast.edu
Lincoln Campus: 402-437-2600, visitlincoln@southeast.edu
Milford Campus: 402-761-8243, visitmilford@southeast.edu
Hearing impaired: 402-437-2702

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Leadership Seminars (LS)

HOBY’s flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS) is designed to help high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community.

Students explore their own personal leadership skills while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in their community.

2016 HOBY iTour – Global Student Leaders Summit

HOBY has partnered with EF Tours for an adventure of a lifetime

Open to all high school students, we will meet in Boston and depart for our adventure to London. Once we arrive in London we will visit the British Library (home of the Magna Carta), ride the London Eye, visit the BBC’s World Headquarters and Tech City, one of the largest technology start-up incubator programs in the world. We’ll take a night ferry to The Netherlands where we will stay at The Hague for a two day leadership conference with over 500 students from around the US and Europe, as well as visit the International Peace Courts, and even take a side trip to learn about climate change at Delft. Our last stop on this amazing trip will be Amsterdam where among other locations we will visit the Anne Frank House before returning to Boston. Click on the button below and enroll into this once-in-a-lifetime program (Tour # 1724571EC)

For More Information *Click Here*

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For Full List Of Scholarships *Click Here*

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WACEFOURTEENTH ANNUAL NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Application Deadline: FEBRUARY 15, 2016*

QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for this scholarship, students must:

• Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale

• Apply for the 2016-2017 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.

INSTRUCTIONS: Please complete the National Co-op Scholarship Program Application including a typed one-page essay (200-words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.

If you are downloading application to submit by mail, please mail it to:
WACE
600 Suffolk Street, Suite 125
Lowell, MA 01854

For General Questions, please contact: Marty Ford at Marty_Ford@uml.edu

We do not require transcripts or recommendations. (Please do not send.)

Early applications are highly encouraged!

WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (SMET) to apply for this merit co-op scholarship.

**Please note the selection of scholarship winners is decided by each partner institution. **

All scholarships are non-transferable.

RECIPIENTS will be notified between March and May of 2016.

For information regarding the status of the scholarship, please contact the university directly by using the telephone numbers listed on the WACE Partner Institutions page.

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ElksThe 2016 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the 2016 contest are available to download after September 1, 2015. The application must be submitted to the Elks Lodge nearest to the applicant’s home by December 4, 2015.

Fill out Application Here

In late April, the 20 top finalists will participate in a Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000. Click here to read all about the 2015 MVS Leadership Weekend held in Chicago.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Looking for other Elks scholarship options? Learn about Legacy Awards and Emergency Educational Grants.

Questions? Email Scholarship@elks.org or call 773/755-4732.

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Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship

The Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship extended by The Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI), University of Nebraska. The scholarship provides four years of funding for undergraduate programs based within the Peter Kiewit Institute and taught by the College of Engineering or College of Information Science & Technology.

The Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship covers: university fees, required course books and materials, room and board for Fall and Spring terms at Scott Resident Hall and  personal computer for use during the duration of the scholarship. When paired with The University of Nebraska Regents’ Scholarship, it can be considered a “full-ride” scholarship.

Recipients for the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship are selected as incoming freshman.  To be eligible for the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship, applicants must have a composite ACT score of 30 or higher (1340 SAT) and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Candidates must be admitted into one of the following programs on the Omaha campus:  Architectual Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Innovation, or Management Information Systems.  Selected candidates will be contacted to interview with the scholarship selection committee.

Required Documents to be Submitted

1.  Fill out and electronically submit your UNO Application for Admission.  You will be issued your NU ID which is needed to apply for PKI Scholarships.

2.  Fill out and electronically submit the PKI Scholarship Application for Incoming Freshmen.

3.  Download and submit two (2) Peter Kiewit Institute Recommendation Forms.  Letters of recommendation are optional.

Deadline for submittal is December 15, 2015.

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Earn a Living as a Graphic Designer! 

We are excited to have you join us for this Open House! We have general information about the college, a financial aid overview, and tours of both our facility and the design firm next door. Oh, and did we mention cookies?

When and Where 

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015

Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

RSVP: None needed. Arrive anytime between 11 and 2!

Tours: Last about an hour

Can’t make it? Call or email Rich in our admissions office and set up a personal tour at 888-898-1789 x216 or rich_c@creativecenter.edu.

Need Directions? Reference the contact page on
our website.

 Creative Center10850 Emmet Street · Omaha, NE 68164

888-898-1789 · www.creativecenter.edu

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sports 2NCAA Student Athlete Information Night

Nov. 9, 2015

7 PM

LNE Theatre

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NestThe 2015 “Dear Grandchild” letter contest is now open from Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plan. NEST’s “Contests & Scholarships” webpage states:

Write a letter to your grandchild, great niece or nephew, explaining your hopes and dreams for them and why higher education will be important. Share it with us between September 9, 2015 and October 13, 2015 for a chance to be drawn as one of six (6) winners of a $1,000 scholarship. You won’t have to choose a favorite; you can divide equally among up to four children. 

Click here for details. The contest is sponsored by the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust.

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MourninghopeYoung Adult Grief Support

begins October 1st

Mourning Hope offers grief support groups for Young Adults ages 18-30ish.  Our next 4 week support group begins October 1st.  The cost is free, but you must register online.

www.mourninghope.org

If you have any questions about the group or format, please contact Mourning Hope at 402.488.8989 or cmason@mourninghope.org

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Week of September 21st announcements

 

KUThe Midwest Student Exchange Program has expanded to include all majors at the University of Kansas. It is one of KU’s renewable scholarships for nonresidents, making it an excellent resource for families and their students coming in from out of state. It is available to students from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.

If students have a 24+ ACT (1090+ SAT math/critical reading) and a 3.25+ GPA on a 4.0 scale, the award – $40,356 ($10,089 a year) – is theirs. It’s that simple!
The application is easy. Encourage your students to apply for KU admission by Nov.1 at apply.ku.edu.

Questions?
KU Office of Admissions
kuadmissions@ku.edu

785-864-3911

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13You’re Invited to our Engineering Showcase

The UNL College of Engineering invites prospective students and their families to our Engineering Showcase: Engineering Towards a Better Future. This event will allow prospective students the opportunity to discover the different types of engineering available through UNL, interact with current engineering students, tour our facilities, and meet with engineering faculty and staff.

For questions, please contact Amber Retke, director of recruitment, at aretke2@unl.edu or by phone at (402) 472-7094.

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13Omaha Group Visit Days, Peter Kiewit Institute (All Grades)

In order to accommodate school group visits to the Peter Kiewit Institute, the college will be reserving certain days of the month specifically for the purpose of group visits. For more information, please contact Nicole Franta, Assistant Director of Recruitment, at nicole.franta@unl.edu or by phone at 402-554-3146.

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“Explore Innovation” with the UNL College of Engineering and UNO College of Information Science & Technology

You are invited to explore the innovative programs housed at the newly renovated Peter Kiewit Institute. You will enjoy faculty and student lab demonstrations, visit with current students to learn about the colleges’ hands-on student organizations, and tour the state-of-the-art facility.18

Sunday, October 25, 2015 / 12–3 p.m. (Registration is encouraged)

Pre Register Here!!!

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Army information table in commons area on Wednesday Sept 30th.

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Virtual Scholars

APPLY NOW !!!

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Visit the Creative Center’s Campus at Our 

Fall Open House! 

When and Where 

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015

Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

RSVP: None needed. Arrive anytime between 11 and 2!

Tours: Last about an hour

Can’t make it? Call or email Rich in our admissions office and set up a personal tour at 888-898-1789 x216 or rich_c@creativecenter.edu.

Need Directions? Reference the contact page on
our website.

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